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Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 20:05
Sri Lanka wins first T20 against Bangladesh
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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets in the 1st T20 International at Dhaka a short while ago.

Batting 1st, the home team made 193 for 5.

In reply, Sri Lanka reached the target off 16.2 overs losing just 4 wickets.

Kusal Mendis made 53 off 27 balls.

The fifth wicket pair in Thisara Perera and Dasun Shanaka added 65 runs.

Shanaka was 42 not out off 24 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes while Thisara remained 39 not out off 18 balls 4 fours and 3 sixes.

This was Sri Lanka's highest successful chase in T20 cricket and they take a 1-0 lead in this T20 series.

Kusal Mendis was the Man of the Match.

The second and final T20 will be played on Sunday.
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