Hindustan Times (Delhi)

Lanka beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets, enter final


DHAKA : Sri Lanka bowlers took the team to the final of the tri-nation series, securing a 10-wicket win over Bangladesh on Thursday. Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal ran through the Bangladesh­i innings, claiming 3-21 as the hosts, who also reached the final, with three straight wins, were dismissed for 82.

Fellow pacers Dushmantha Chameera (2-6), Thisara Perera (2-27) and left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan (2-24) all played their part on a tricky pitch to help the side win with a bonus point in 11.5 overs.

Brief scores: Bangladesh 82 all out in 24 overs (M Rahim 26, S Lakmal 3-21) vs Sri Lanka 83 for no loss in 11.5 overs (D Gunathilak­a 35*, U Tharanga 39*)

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