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But in T20I, they are nearly low rated team considering ICC T20I ranking.

The third T20I of the Nidahas Trophy will take place on March 10, 2018.

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The return of Kusal Perera was heartening for Sri Lanka, who have been plagued by injuries to Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne and Shehan Madushanka. The seam bowler has not been in the playing XI for the first two matches despite being appointed to high office and when the time came, Sri Lanka Cricket looked another way. The partnership surpassed the previous best of 71, between Imrul Kayes and Soumya Sarkar, at the same venue when the Tigers toured Sri Lanka past year while the best powerplay - 76 - had come against New Zealand in 2013. That is one more lesson learned by the keen student from the 55 balls Bangladesh had wasted in the first match against India.

But Perera continued to pulverise the Bangladesh attack to hit his second successive fifty, following one in their opening win over India. Has been doing a decent job ever since his comeback series against Sri Lanka in December. The bowlers have laid down markers, and now it's left to the batsmen to show that they too belong. Gunathilaka was gone with 26 runs.

The way Lankan's played against India was even more impressive, comfortably chasing a stiff 175-run target courtesy a Kusal Perera special. So, by losing six wickets Sri Lanka finished their innings scoring 214 runs. But the Sharma-led side bounced back strongly to beat Bangladesh by six wickets in their next match.

Apart from Rahim, openers Tamim Iqbal (47) and Liton Das (43) chipped in with valuable runs in Bangladesh's famous win. Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5.

However, Mushfiqur used all his experience, picking boundaries at will and not wilting under pressure as he scored an unbeaten 72 off just 35 balls. By losing five wickets in 19.4 overs Bangladesh made the chase successful.