Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to enter the semi finals of the 3 team tournament

SL vs BAN, World Cup 2023: After losing six consecutive matches in the World Cup 2023, Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets on Monday, November 6. Bangladesh won this match by 4 wickets. Bangladesh, on the other hand, has lost three matches in the semi-finals. Bangladesh and England were already out of the race for the semi-finals. Now Sri Lanka is also officially out of the race for the last 4. This is Sri Lanka’s sixth defeat in the current tournament. Sri Lanka was defeated by Bangladesh for the first time in the World Cup.

How was the match?
In reply, Sri Lankan team was all out after scoring 279 runs in 49.3 overs. Charith Asalanka scored 108 runs in 105 balls. Taijul Islam took 3 wickets for Bangladesh. In this match, Shakib Al Hasan and Shoriful Islam scored 2 goals each. In reply, Bangladesh achieved the target by losing 7 wickets in 41.1 overs.

Shakib Al Hasan and Nazmul Hasan scored 82 and 90 respectively as Bangladesh chased the target of 280 runs. Although Sri Lanka’s bowlers worked hard, a 169-run partnership between Shakib and Shanto in the middle overs changed the match. Dilshan Madushanka took three wickets for Sri Lanka. Angelo Mathews and Mahesh Diksha won 2-2.

Bangladesh’s victory in this match has not changed the equation of the semi-finals much. But officially, the Sri Lankan team is now out of the race in every way. Bangladesh are now seventh on the points table with four points, while Sri Lanka have four points but have slipped to eighth. At the same time, along with Bangladesh and England, Sri Lanka has also been included in the eliminated teams. India and South Africa have already qualified for the semi-finals. That means Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Netherlands are now left for the last two places.