Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights: Najmul Hossain Shanto Guides Bangladesh To Comfortable Win

Najmul Hossain Shanto won the Player of the Match award.© AFP

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights: Skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto struck an unbeaten century to guide Bangladesh to a comfortable six-wicket win in the first ODI of a three-match series against Sri Lanka in Chittagong on Wednesday. Najmul hit 122 not out off 129 balls, and was ably supported by one of his predecessors as captain, Mushfiqur Rahim, who was unbeaten on 73, as Bangladesh raced to 257-4 in 44.4 overs after bowling out Sri Lanka for 255 runs. Earlier, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Taskin Ahmed and Shoriful Islam claimed three wickets each to restrict the Sri Lankan batsmen. Janith Liyanage top-scored with 67 off 69 balls, after Kusal Mendis made 59 off 75 balls in Sri Lanka’s roller-coaster innings after they elected to bat first. (Scorecard)

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