Asia Cup: Sri Lanka fum­ble in 262-run chase against B’desh

Mid Day - - SPORT - LIVE ON TV TO­DAY Asia Cup: Pak­istan v Hong Kong: Iran’s Fatemah Moslemi

Mush­fiqur Rahim scored a ca­reer-best 144 un­der pres­sure as Bangladesh scored 261 against Sri Lanka de­spite La­sith Malinga (4-23) wreak­ing havoc on his in­ter­na­tional come­back in the Asia Cup opener.

At the time of go­ing to press, SL stum­bled to 86-7 in 23 overs with top-or­der bats­men Upul Tha­ranga (27), Kusal Mendis (0), Kusal Per­era (11), Dhanan­jaya de Silva (0) back in the pavil­ion in­side 10 overs. Mashrafe Mor­taza and Me­hidy Hasan claimed two wick­ets, while Mustafizur Rah­man and Rubel Hos­sain bagged one wicket each.

Fatemah Moslemi with her hus­band Behnam

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Mush­fiqur Rahim cel­e­brates his 100 on Satur­day.

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