Bangladesh win practice match against Sri Lanka Board President’s XI 

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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Board President’s XI 

P Sara Oval, Colombo

SLBP XI : 282/6 in 50 overs (Shanaka 86*, Jayasuriya 56, Rajapaksa 32; Soumya 2/29, Rubel 2/31, Farhad 1/22)

Bangladesh : 285/5 in 48.1 overs (Mithun 91, Mushfiqur 50, Tamim 37; Kumara 2/26, de Silva 1/39, Dananjaya 1/47)

Result : Bangladesh won by 5 wickets.

Highlights from the practice match

Highlights from the practice match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Board President's XI#RiseOfTheTigers #BANvSLBPXI

Posted by Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers on Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Bangladesh have started the Sri Lanka tour with a victory as they defeated Sri Lanka Board President’s XI by 5 wickets in the only practice match at P Sara Oval, Colombo. Bangladesh chased down the target of 285 in 48.1 overs with 5 wickets remaining. Mohammad Mithun shone with the bat scoring an 90-run knock batting at number three. Mushfiqur Rahim chipped in with 50. Earlier, Sri Lanka Board President’s XI posted 282 for 6. Soumya Sarkar and Rubel Hossain shared 2 wickets each.

The 3-match ODI series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will start from July 26 at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.