Nidahas Trophy: Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in drama-filled match, face India in final
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Bangladesh will now face India in the final on Sunday.
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Riding on some brilliant batting from middle-order batsman Mahmudullah (43 not out), Bangladesh edged past Sri Lanka by two wickets to enter the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series here on Friday.
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At one point, the hosts were tottering at 41/5 inside 10 overs and then somehow, scored a decent score of 159 which Bangladesh chased down with a ball to spare.
In a topsy-turvy match, A the real drama unfolded in the last over when Bangladesh needed six runs in two balls and Mahamuduullah finished off the things in style. The batsman flicked away over backward square leg for a six off pacer Isuru Udana to seal the deal.
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Chasing 160, Bangladesh started off on a bad note as they lost opener Liton Das (0) and Sabbir Rahman (13) in first three over of the innings.