By – Aditi Gupta

When they batted first, Sri Lanka scored 124 runs in 20 overs at a cost of nine wickets. Bangladesh won the match by two wickets after scoring 125 runs in 19 overs at the expense of eight wickets. Bangladesh has won this event for the first time.

Bangladesh pull off a major upset in the current tournament when they defeated Sri Lanka by two wickets in the fifteenth match of the T20 World Cup 2024, which is being hosted by the USA and West Indies. Bangladesh strengthened its Super-8 claim with a victory in an exciting Group D match. Right now, the team led by Nazmul Hasan Shanto ranks third in the standings. At the same time, after losing their second straight game, Sri Lanka fell to the bottom spot. They had to deal with losing to South Africa by six wickets earlier.

Pathum Nissanka’s 47-run innings helped Sri Lanka, who lost the toss and elected to bat first in this match at Grand Priory Stadium in Dallas, reach 124 runs in 20 overs for the loss of nine wickets. Bangladesh won the match by two wickets after scoring 125 runs in 19 overs at a cost of eight wickets. Bangladesh has never won this competition before.

After losing the toss and choosing to bat first, Sri Lanka got off to a fast start. The team’s rookies, however, were unable to keep up it for very long. At 21 runs, Taskin Ahmed dealt Kusal Mendis, who could only manage 10 runs, Sri Lanka’s first blow. There was a rush of wickets after this. After only four runs, Kamindu Mendis, who batted at number three, was out. One end of the process saw Pathum Nissanka in control, while the other saw wickets continue to tumble. Nissanka came in to open the match and scored 47 runs off of 28 balls. But Nazmul Hasan Shanto caught him off guard by Mustafizur Rahman before he could reach his fifty-seven.

He hit seven fours and a six in this outstanding innings. Angelo Mathews scored 16 Dasun Shanaka scored three, Dhananjay de Silva scored 21, Charith Aslanka scored 19 and Mahish Theekshana scored none. Without opening the account, Mathisha Pathirana and Nuwan Thushara remained to be unbeaten. Mustafizur Rahman and Rishad Hussain each claimed three wickets for Bangladesh, while Taskin Ahmed claimed two and Tanjim Hasan Sakib claimed one.

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