Half-centuries from Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis lifted Sri Lanka to 294-8 in the third and final one-day international as they seek to whitewash Bangladesh in a three-match series in Colombo on Wednesday.
Colombo: An all-round team performance from Sri Lanka saw them secure a comprehensive 122-run win in the third ODI against Bangladesh, completing a 3-0 series whitewash. Batting first, Sri Lanka got close to 300 on the back of a combined batting performance, headlined by Angelo Mathew’s 87,
Rohit Sharma became the first player to hit five centuries in a single World Cup as India cantered to a comfortable seven-wicket win in their final World Cup group match against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
A gritty century by Angelo Mathews lifted Sri Lanka to 264-7 against India after a top-order collapse on Saturday, the final day of the World Cup group stage.
India made two changes after beating Bangladesh by 28 runs on Tuesday in Birmingham.
The ICC has charged former Sri Lanka fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige for breaching its three anti-corruption codes.
The 38-year-old Lokuhettige was provisionally suspended by the ICC in November
Australia captain Aaron Finch equalled his highest one-day international score of 153 as he powered the World Cup holders to 334-7 against sloppy Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur praised his team's resolve after a "shocking" defeat in their tournament opener.
Sri Lanka will aim for nothing but a win to keep themselves alive in the ongoing World Cup when they take on South Africa at the Riverside Cricket Stadium on Friday. A win would keep them afloat as competition tightens for the three remaining semi-final spots, but for that they have to get past a team with nothing to lose.