1st ODI: Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs | Cricket News – Times of India
Bangladesh’s Saifuddin (C) celebrates with teammate Mehidy Hasan after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka’s Hasaranga. (AFP Photo)
DHAKA: Spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz claimed four wickets as Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday.
Mehidy returned figures of 4-30 from 10 overs of his off spin to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 224 in the tourists’ chase of 258. Number eight Wanindu Hasaranga hit a valiant 74 off 60 balls.
Mustafizur Rahman took three wickets with fellow fast bowler Mohammad Saifuddin claiming two.
Earlier Mushfiqur Rahim (84) and Mahmudullah Riyad (54) put on 109 runs for the fifth wicket to guide Bangladesh to 257-6 after they opted to bat at the start of the three-match series.
The second match is on Tuesday at the same venue.
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