- Web Desk
Sri Lanka sets 280-run target for Bangladesh
- Web Desk
- Nov 06, 2023
In a thrilling World Cup 2023 encounter, Sri Lanka has set Bangladesh a challenging target of 280 runs for victory. The Sri Lankan team displayed an impressive batting performance, posting a total of 279 runs before being all out in 49.3 overs.
The highlight of the Sri Lankan innings was the outstanding performance of Charith Asalanka, who shone brightly with the bat, amassing a remarkable 108 runs off 105 deliveries. His sublime innings played a pivotal role in steering his team towards a competitive total.
Contributing to the Sri Lankan effort, Pathum Nissanka put up a solid performance, scoring 41 runs, while Dhananjaya de Silva added 34 runs, and Maheesh Theekshana contributed with 22 runs.
However, the Bangladeshi bowlers fought back valiantly, led by Hasan Hasan, who claimed three crucial wickets for his team. His exceptional bowling skills created the much-needed breakthroughs for Bangladesh. In addition to Shakeeb Ul Hassan and Sharif-ul-Islam also excelled, taking two wickets, adding to the pressure on the Sri Lankan batting lineup.
With the stage set for an intense and competitive contest, all eyes are now on the Bangladeshi team as they prepare to chase down the target of 280 runs set by Sri Lanka. Cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the outcome of this exciting clash in the World Cup 2023.