BAN beat SL: Mehidy Hasan shines as Bangladesh win first ODI by 33 runs

BAN vs SL: Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative
BAN vs SL: Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) chief physician Dr Debashish informed the media that all members of the team have tested negative

BAN beat SL: Mehidy Hasan shines as Bangladesh win first ODI by 33 runs- Bangladesh all-rounder Mehidy Hasan picked four-wicket haul as hosts registered 33 runs victory over Sri Lanka in the first ODI here at the Sher-e Bangla Stadium on Sunday. Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga scored counter-attacking but in the end, his knock went in vain. 

Chasing a target of 258 Sri Lanka could not get a great start as Mehidy took two wickets in quick succession. The visitors were reduced to 40 for 2 within 8 overs. After that Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis stitched together a partnership but again Bangladesh strike back by taking four quick wickets in next few overs. Shakib Al Hasan took the wicket of Mendis while Mehidy removed Perera and Dhananjaya de Silva. Soon after that Mohammad Saifuddin sent back Dasun Shanaka on 14. 

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Bangladesh were smelling victory as Sri Lanka were 102/6. But in came Wanindu Hasaranga, who played absolutely magnificent innings of 74 runs in 60 balls with the help of three fours and five sixes. However, he got out on a crucial stage of the match and in the end, visitors fell short by 33 runs. 

For Bangladesh, Hasan picked four wickets while Mustafizur Rahman took three. Mohammad Saifuddin grabbed two important wickets and Shakib Al Hasan chipped in with one. 

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Earlier, Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal won the toss and opted to bat first. Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah scored much-needed fifties to help their side reach 257/6 in the first innings of the 1st ODI at the Sher-e Bangla Stadium on Sunday. Mushfiqur Rahim smashed 84 of 87 balls with the help of four boundaries and a six, while Mahmudullah smashed 54 runs in 76 balls.

Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal scored a fifty to help his side get out of the trouble after losing the first two wickets at quick succession. Bangladesh opening batsman Liton Das was sent back to the dugout by Sri Lanka pacer Dushmantha Chameera while Shakib Al Hasan was dismissed by spinner Danushka Gunathilaka.

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For visitors, Dhananjaya de Silva picked two wickets in two balls to dismiss Iqbal and Mithun in the 23rd over of the innings. He picked three wickets in his spell while Gunathilaka, Sandakan, and Chameera took one wicket each.

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Sri Lanka Innings 224/10 (48.1 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Danushka Gunathilaka c & b Mehidy Hasan 21 19 5 0 110.53
Kusal Perera (WK/C) b Mehidy Hasan 30 50 1 0 60.00
Pathum Nissanka c Afif Hossain b M Rahman 8 13 1 0 61.54
Kusal Mendis c Mehidy Hasan b S Al Hasan 24 36 2 0 66.67
Dhananjaya de Silva b Mehidy Hasan 9 15 1 0 60.00
Ashen Bandara b Mehidy Hasan 3 24 0 0 12.50
Dasun Shanaka b M Saifuddin 14 25 1 0 56.00
Wanindu Hasaranga c Afif Hossain b M Saifuddin 74 60 3 5 123.33
Isuru Udana c Mehidy Hasan b M Rahman 21 23 2 0 91.30
Lakshan Sandakan Not out 8 12 1 0 66.67
Dushmantha Chameera c M Saifuddin b M Rahman 5 12 0 0 41.67
Extra 7 (b 0, w 3, nb 0, lb 4)
Total 224/10 (48.1)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Mehidy Hasan 10 2 30 4 3.00
Taskin Ahmed 9 0 62 0 6.89
Mustafizur Rahman 9 0 34 3 3.78
Mohammad Saifuddin 10 0 49 2 4.90
Shakib Al Hasan 10 0 44 1 4.40
Mahmudullah 0.1 0 1 0 6.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
D Gunathilaka 1-30 4.6
Pathum Nissanka 2-41 7.4
K Mendis 3-82 18.1
K Perera 4-94 21.3
D de Silva 5-97 23.1
KNA Bandara 6-102 27.3
D Shanaka 7-149 34.1
W Hasaranga 8-211 43.6
I Udana 9-211 44.1
PVD Chameera 10-224 48.1
Bangladesh Innings 257/6 (50 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Tamim Iqbal (C) lbw b D de Silva 52 70 6 1 74.29
Liton Das c D de Silva b PVD Chameera 0 3 0 0 0.00
Shakib Al Hasan c Pathum Nissanka b D Gunathilaka 15 34 2 0 44.12
Mushfiqur Rahim (WK) c I Udana b L Sandakan 84 87 4 1 96.55
Mohammad Mithun lbw b D de Silva 0 1 0 0 0.00
Mahmudullah b D de Silva 54 76 2 1 71.05
Afif Hossain Not out 27 22 3 0 122.73
Mohammad Saifuddin Not out 13 9 2 0 144.44
Extra 12 (b 0, w 9, nb 2, lb 1)
Total 257/6 (50)
Yet To Bat M RahmanTaskin AhmedMehidy Hasan
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Isuru Udana 10 1 64 0 6.40
Dushmantha Chameera 8 0 39 1 4.88
Dhananjaya de Silva 10 0 45 3 4.50
Danushka Gunathilaka 2 0 5 1 2.50
Wanindu Hasaranga 10 0 48 0 4.80
Lakshan Sandakan 10 0 55 1 5.50
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Liton Das 1-5 1.3
S Al Hasan 2-43 12.1
T Iqbal 3-99 22.5
M Mithun 4-99 22.6
Mushfiqur Rahim 5-208 43.1
Mahmudullah 6-230 47.1
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