Bangladesh beat sri lanka 163 runs
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Bangladesh have decimated Sri Lanka by 163 runs to record their biggest margin of victory in ODIs.

After winning the toss, the Tigers chose to bat and set a target of 321 runs after losing seven wickets in the third match of the tri-nation series.

Opener Tamim Iqbal struck 84 on way to reaching 11,000 international runs, while Shakib Al Hasan scored 67 to get to the 10,000-run milestone. Mushfiqur Rahim scored 62 runs off 52 balls.

The Lankans were all out for 157 in the 33rd over.

Shakib took three wickets for 47 while skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza and paceman Rubel Hossain got two wickets each. Nasir Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman chipped in with one wicket apiece.

Bangladesh : 320/7 in 50 overs (Tamim 84, Shakib 67, Mushfiqur 62; Thisara 3/60, Pradeep 2/66, Gunaratne 1/38)

Sri Lanka : 157/10 in 32.2 overs (Thisara 29, Chandimal 28, Tharanga 25, Shakib 3/47, Rubel 2/20, Mashrafe 2/30)

Result : Bangladesh won by 163 runs.

Player of the Match : Shakib Al Hasan.cricket

Toss: Bangladesh, who chose to bat

Umpires: Anisur Rahman, Chettithody Shamsuddin, Bruce Oxenford, Masudur Mukul

Match Referee: David Boon

Bangladesh Squad: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

Sri Lanka Squad: Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Wanidu Hasaranga, Nuwan Pradeep

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