The ODI series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been completed. Bangladesh defeating Sri Lanka 2-1. Bangladesh defeat Sri Lanka first time in an ODI series
The series was the first International cricketing event to take place after the postponement of the IPL due to the rising Covid cases. Expectations were high from both sides to perform the best as they could. Bangladesh has won the first-ever ODI series against Sri Lanka. Sher-E-Bangla cricket stadium in Mirpur hosted the 3 matches.
In the first ODI, the host outclassed the Srilankan side in all three departments. The only positive for Sri Lanka Wanindu Hasaranga who tried to take this team as close as possible.
In the second ODI, the hosts outperformed the visitor. Sri Lanka dismissed Bangladesh for 246. Which is a very changeable target in modern cricket. But Bangladesh dominated the Sri Lankan batsman and dismissed them for partly 141. Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka and won the first-ever ODI series against Sri Lanka.
In the third ODI Sri Lanka outclassed the dominating Bangladesh. Hence, defeated them pretty convincingly. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected bat first. Captain Kushal Mendis scored a ton. Therefore, with the help of the innings, they set a target of 287. Sri Lankan bowler Dushmantha Chameera also broke through the Bangladeshi wickets and dismissed them for 189. Therefore, He had bowling figures of 5/16 in 9 overs. Bangladesh defeat Sri Lanka first time in an ODI series
Hence, Chameera was announced as the Man of the Match in the third ODI for the excellent bowling figures. Therefore, Mushfiqur Rahim was adjudged as the Man of the Series for his excellent performance with the bat throughout the three matches.