There are now just two teams between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka that will advance to the next round of the Asia Cup tournament after India and Afghanistan won their respective groups. Whoever triumphs today will take on Afghanistan in the opening super fours game of the Asia Cup Twenty20, while whoever loses will be eliminated from the competition. Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Cricket Highlights 3 sep 2021
Both teams have so far let down their supporters after being humiliated by Afghanistan. On paper, Sri Lanka appears to be stronger, but it has fallen short in practise. However, despite Bangladesh’s best efforts to defeat Afghanistan, Najibullah Zadran had other plans for the nation’s bowlers. Comparing the two games, Bangladesh continued to provide the Afghanistan cricket team with challenging opposition and an exhilarating experience.
As Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh 467 to win the second Test in Chittagong, Kumar Sangakkara created more history. As the tourists declared on 302-4, Sangakkara followed up his first innings 319 with 105 in the second innings. In order to avoid dropping the series 2-0, the hosts must bat out the last day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium after reaching 12-0 at the close of play. With just 17 more runs added, Bangladesh’s first innings resumed at 409-8. Ajantha Mendis took the final two wickets.
Mendis is lost in the chase for Sri Lanka; Shanaka is crucial for the chase; Rajapaksa falls; Mendis-Shanaka are crucial for the chase; Ebadot’s twin strikes put Bangladesh in control; SL gets off to a fast start in the chase; Mosaddek propels Bangladesh to 183/7 after 20 overs; Afif and Mahmudullah depart before the final flourish; Afif and Mahmudullah are crucial for the big finish; At the coin toss, Shakib Al Hasan – “We preferred to field first, but we have no control over that. Against Afghanistan, we didn’t bat well, but today is a different story.