3rd T20I, Nidahas Trophy: Mushfiqur Rahim Pulls Off Record Bangladesh Chase Against Sri Lanka

Mushfiqur Rahim scored a match-winning half-century as Bangladesh pulled off a memorable chase to stun Sri Lanka by five wickets in their Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International match at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Saturday. Bangladesh went past their previous best of 190 for 5 (vs Ireland in 2012) to register their highest-ever run-chase in T20I cricket. This was also the fourth-highest successful chase in T20I history.

Rahim remained unbeaten on 72 and was adjudged Man of the Match for his match-winning effort. The right-hander smashed 4 sixes and 5 boundaries in his 35-ball knock.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 3rd Match – Bangladesh won by 5 wkts

“To be honest, from the beginning we thought we could win. Tamim and Liton gave us a good start. Then Mushy was outstanding,” Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah said after the win.

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