Bangladesh faced Sri Lanka in a do-or-die match at the R.Premadasa Stadium. Bangladesh stormed into the final by sealing the nail-biting match with a 2-wicket victory.
The Tigers were relieved to have their ace all-rounder and captain, Shakib AL Hasan, back in the team after almost two months. Kusal Mendis also started for the island nation.
Shakib replaced Abu Hider Rony in the Bangladeshi XI. Suranga Lakmal and Dushmanta Chameera were replaced by Isuru Udana and Amila Aponso.
Winning the toss, Bangladesh decided to bowl first. Shakib opened the bowling for the Tigers and got a wicket in his very 2nd over by dismissing
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Bangladesh face-off against Sri Lanka in a do-or-die match at the R.Premadasa Stadium. This is the last group match of the Nidahas Trophy and the winning team will face India in the final.
Sri Lanka, after winning their first match against India, lost two successive matches. On the other hand, Bangladesh lost both of their matches against India and won their only clash against the hosts.
Although both teams have amassed 2 points each, a washout will result in Sri Lanka going through to the final on the basis of net run-rate.
The Tigers are relieved to have their ace all-rounder and captain,
Kolkata Knight Riders’ winning streak has finally come to an end as Sunrisers Hyderabad desperately attacked Dinesh Karthik’s men in order to end their own dismal run and qualify for the final. Despite having the home advantage in a playoff match, KKR’s poor display in the death overs and a mid-innings tragedy during their batting knocked them out of the title race.
Starting off with a 56-run partnership, SRH were looking for Kane Williamson to strengthen their dominance after Kuldeep Yadav removed Shikhar Dhawan for 34 runs. But the batsman couldn’t manage to post more than three runs and got dismissed