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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

[Video] Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh 1st ODI | June 2007

Sri Lanka 234 for 6 (Silva 65, Tharanga 57) beat Bangladesh 164 (Fernando 4-24) by 70 runs. Dilhara Fernando scythed through a brittle top order and, with Farvez Maharoof providing useful support, ensured Sri Lanka sealed a facile win in the first ODI against Bangladesh at Colombo. The visitors' top order flattered to deceive; at 45 for 0 at the end of 11 overs, chasing 235, they were looking good but then came the familiar collapse. Five quick wickets saw them stutter to 56 for 5, a position from which they never recovered. ...


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