Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Live Score, Asia Cup Super 4: Sadeera Samarawickrama’s 93-run knock helped Sri Lanka post a fighting total of 257/9 on the scoreboard. Samarawickrama played one of the best knocks of this year’s tournament thus far as he hit boundaries at regular intervals when things were not going well for Sri Lanka and helped them get past 250. Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka also made valiant contributions with 50 and 40 respectively. Shoriful Islam dismissed Nissanka and Mendis in his back-to-back overs to pull Bangladesh back in the game. The SL duo managed to revive Sri
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The win keeps Sri Lanka on course for the Asia Cup final, Bangladesh meanwhile are on the cusp of elimination, they lost to Pakistan earlier and now they have just one game remaining against India, that won’t be easy.
13 ODI consecutive wins, 13 consecutive occasions where Dasun Shanaka’s side bowled out their oppositions. Sri Lanka win by 21 runs, that’s it from us, thanks for joining in.
Maheesh Theekshana concedes 12 runs in his over, Bangladesh reach 236/9, but their last two batters are still putting up the fight, equation is down to 22 in 12 balls.
Hasan Mahmud gets two boundaries in Matheesha Pathirana’s over, 8 off the over, BAN 225/9, they need 34 runs in 18 balls but with just one wicket in hand.
Bangladesh reach 216/8 after another excellent over from Maheesh Theekshana who gave away just 7. They need 42 in 24 balls, just two wickets in hands.
Bangladesh reach 209/8 after 45 overs, expensive 9 run over from Matheesha Pathiraa but BAN still need 47 runs in 28 balls.
That’s the wicket Sri Lanka were looking for Towrid Hridoy dismissed at 82, Maheesh Theekshana gets him on the pads, he asks for a DRS straightaway after umpire gives it out. Replays show umpires call and that’s a setback for Bangladesh who are 198/7.
Shanaka turns to Matheesha Pathirana, Towrid Hridoy responds with a boundary on the penultimate ball of the over, 7 runs off the over, BAN reach 190/6 after 43 overs.
Another entertaining over, wicket from Theekshana, Shamim Hossain departs, Bangladesh collect 3 runs from the over, chance of a runout but the batter made his crease. BAN reach 183/6 after 42 overs.
Bangladesh 180/5, just three runs from Wellalage’s over, he completes his spell, 26 runs and a wicket too. Bangladesh need 78 in 54 balls.
Bangladesh reach 177/5 after 40 overs, 10 overs remain, they need 81 runs to win. Just 4 runs from Dasun Shanaka’s penultimate over of his spell. Shamim Hossain batting at 4 off 7, Towhid Hridoy is at 65 off 81.
Maheesh Theekshana into the again, he’s struggling clearly due to the ball being hit on his hand, concedes a boundary as Hridoy continues to keep BAN ticking. 13 runs from the over, including another boundary on the last ball. Bangladesh 173/5 after 39 overs, they need 85 in 66 balls.
Towrid Hridoy smashes a half century in 73 balls, Bangladesh collect 6 runs off the over from Shanaka, including a boundary. BAN 160/5, they need 98 runs in 72 balls to win.
Wellalage continues to impress, gives away just 2 runs, and Bangladesh reach 154/4 after 37 overs. They need 104 runs in 78 balls to win.
150-up for Bangladesh, the partnership reaches 69 in 104 balls. BAN reach 152/4, needing 106 runs in 84 balls to win. 3 runs from the previous over off Dasun Shanaka, Mushfiqur Rahim batting at 28 off 44, Towhid Hridoy is at 45 off 68 balls.
Towrid Hridoy grabs a boundary in Matheesha Pathirana’s over as the Sri Lankan over steps, 10 runs off the over, Bangladesh reach 149/4. They need 10 runs in 90 balls.
Defending champions Sri Lanka are set to lock horns with Shakib al Hasan-led Bangladesh on Saturday in the Asia Cup Super 4 in Colombo. The Dasun Shanaka-led side has been unbeaten so far in the tournament and will aim at their 13th consecutive ODI win. On the other hand, Bangladesh will look to bounce back after the 7-wicket drubbing at the hands of Pakistan in Lahore.
Sri Lanka have already defeated Bangladesh in the group stage, restricting Shakib & Co to 165 and easily achieving a 5-wicket victory during the chase. Since they lost their first Super Four tie to Pakistan, another loss will end Bangladesh’s hopes of making it to the final of the continental event.
As far as the weather is concerned, heavy rainfall was predicted but it’s been a sunny day in Colombo. The reporters and other fans have been sharing pictures of the Sri Lankan capital where the sun could be seen shining bright in a clear blue sky.
Before the game commences, here’s everything you would like to know about the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Super Four game of the Asia Cup 2023.
Where will the Asia Cup Super Four match Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh be played?
The Asia Cup Super Four match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
What time will the Asia Cup Super Four match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh begin?
The Asia Cup Super Four match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will start at 3:00 PM IST on September 9, Saturday.
Which TV channel will broadcast Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Asia Cup Super Four match?
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh match will be televised on the Star Sports Network in India.
How do I watch Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Asia Cup Super Four match live streaming?
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh match will be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app in India.