DUBAI – Lankan lions superior to the Tremendous four of Asia Cup 2022 after beating Bangladesh by two wickets.
Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka received the toss and opted to discipline first in opposition to Bangladesh within the must-win encounter of Asia Cup 2022 at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
In the present day’s recreation was a do-or-die contest for The Lion and Bangla Tigers as either side wrestle to carry out.
The winner of at the moment’s recreation will qualify for the Tremendous 4 whereas the loser will return house.
Lankan gamers resorted to taking part in thoughts video games forward of their essential tie in opposition to Bangladesh as skipper Dasun Shanaka hoped that the Bangladesh bowling assault is not going to pose the identical menace as his squad confronted within the first recreation in opposition to Afghanistan.
Sri Lanka registered victories in eight of the 12 accomplished matches between these groups however misplaced two of the final three.
Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Dilshan Madushanka
Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Afif Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman/Nasum Ahmed