SL vs BAN Live: Afif Hossain keeps Bangladesh ticking.© AFP
Asia Cup 2022, SL vs Ban: Live Updates: Bangladesh are four wickets down against Sri Lanka in an Asia Cup Group B match. However, Afif Hossain and Mahmudullah have managed to keep Bangladesh ticking and will look to end the innings with a flourish. This comes after Maheesh Theekshana had dismissed Bangladesh captain Shakin Al Hasan on the score of 24. Earlier, Chamika Karunaratne dismissed Mushfiqur Rahim, who got caught by Kusal Mendis and departed after scoring four runs. Wanindu Hasaranga dismissed the dangerous looking, Mehidy Hasan Miraz for 38 runs. Debutant Asith Fernando provided Sri Lanka with the first breakthrough as he dismissed Sabbir Rahman. The batter departed after scoring five runs, and team’s total read at 29/1 after 4.0 overs. Both the teams faced a defeat against Afghanistan in their opening clash, and will now look to clinch their first win. The winner of today’s clash will also be securing their spot in the Super 4 stage. (Live Scorecard)
Sri Lanka’s Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Asitha Fernando
Bangladesh’s Playing XI: Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Afif Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Ebadot Hossain
Here are the Live Updates from the Asia Cup 2022, Group B match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from the Dubai International Stadium
SL vs BAN: Pulled away for a six
Sound good and goes all the way! Just beats the man in the deep. Excellent shot from Afif
SL vs BAN: Swept away for a six!
In the slot, Mahmudullah gets down on a knee and clears midwicket for a six.
SL vs BAN: Gone all the way for a six
Afif slots the googly for a six! He gets the sweep out and absolutely pummels it over deep square leg
SL vs BAN: That’s the end of the 12th over
After 12 overs, Bangladesh are 91/4. Just 3 runs off that over.
SL vs Ban: Out
Maheesh Theekshana bowls out Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan, after scoring 24 runs. Bangladesh at 87/4 after 10.3 overs.
SL vs BAN: That runs away for a boundary
Afif gets the faintest of touches from the glove and races away for a boundary.
SL vs BAN: Cheeky from Shakib
Shakib shuffles and scoops it over short third man for a second successive boundary
SL vs BAN: Shakib reaches milestone
Shakib completes 6,000 runs in international cricket. What an achievement for the Bangladesh skipper
SL vs BAN: Edged and taken
Mushfiqur departs! Back of a length and jagging away, batter tries to defend on the backfoot. Takes a thick edge through to Mendis behind the stumps
SL vs Ban: Bangladesh 59/2 after 7.0 overs
Wanindu Hasaranga dismissed Mehidy Hasan Miraz for 38 runs, and Sri Lanka’s current score is 59/2, after 7.0 overs.
SL vs BAN: Bowled him
Hasaranga strikes! Cleans up Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who was looking dangerous. Big wicket for Sri Lanka
SL vs BAN: Out
Edged and taken! Sabbir goes for the slog again but he misses. Only gets a thick edge behind to the keepers
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