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Bangladesh v. Sri Lanka

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka ODI Series 2014

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur: Thursday 20 February 2014 13:00 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Sri Lanka win by 61 runs

  1. Two of the last nine completed One Day Internationals between these teams have been won by the team batting first – one of these successful defences was Sri Lanka’s win at Dhaka in the first match of the series.
  2. Kumar Sangakkara needs 29 runs to become the second player after Sanath Jayasuriya to score 1,000 runs in Bangladesh v Sri Lanka ODIs.
  3. Sri Lanka’s victory at Dhaka ended a run of three consecutive wins for Bangladesh at the venue.
  4. In that match Sri Lanka became the first team to lose their first eight wickets for fewer than 70 runs in an ODI and still go on to win.
  5. Tamim Iqbal (3,702) starts this match 11 runs ahead of Shakib Al Hasan (3,691) as Bangladesh’s leading ODI run-scorer.