Rain wash out sri lanka v Bangladesh match

The second ODI between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been washed out due to heavy rain at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on Tuesday.

The match was sizing up for a good contest after Kusal Mendis’ gritty century powered the hosts to 311 with Taskin Ahmed capping it off with a hat-trick for Bangladesh at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium on Tuesday.

Mendis smashed a mature 102 before pacer Taskin Ahmed grabbed a hat-trick to bowl Sri Lanka out for 311 in 49.5 overs after being asked to field at the

Taskin (4-47) became the fifth Bangladeshi bowler to pick up an ODI hat-trick.

The 22-year-old Mendis went in at three, notched his maiden century in the format and stitched up an 111-run stand with skipper Upul Tharanga in the second wicket to raise a solid base for the hosts.

Trailing the series 1-0, Sri Lanka brandished an aggressive approach from the outset but suffered an early blow.

Scoreboard at close of play in the second One Day International between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Tuesday in Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Innings

Danushka Gunathilaka c Rahim b Mortaza 9

Upul Tharanga run out (Mahmudullah, Mahmudullah) 65

Kusal Mendis c&b Ahmed 102

Dinesh Chandimal lbw b M. Rahman 24

Asela Gunaratne c Sarkar b Ahmed 39

Milinda Siriwardana b M. Hasan 30

Thisara Perera run out (Rahim, Rahim) 9

Dilruwan Perera run out (Rahim) 9

Nuwan Kulasekara not out 2

Suranga Lakmal c M. Rahman b Ahmed 0

Nuwan Pradeep b Ahmed 0

Extras (b-4 lb-10 nb-1 w-7) 22

Total (all out, 49.5 overs) 311

Fall of wickets: 1-18 D. Gunathilaka,2-129 U. Tharanga,3-212 D. Chandimal,4-216 K. Mendis,5-271 M. Siriwardana,6-280 T. Perera,7-300 D. Perera,8-311 A. Gunaratne,9-311 S. Lakmal,10-311 N. Pradeep

Bowling

Mashrafe Mortaza 10 – 1 – 55 – 1(w-1)

Mehedi Hasan 10 – 0 – 50 – 1

Mustafizur Rahman 8 – 0 – 60 – 1(nb-1 w-2)

Taskin Ahmed 8.5 – 0 – 47 – 4

Shakib Al Hasan 10 – 0 – 59 – 0(w-1)

Mosaddek Hossain 3 – 0 – 26 – 0

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