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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in last-ball thriller to seal T20 series

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in last-ball thriller to seal T20 series
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in last-ball thriller to seal T20 series

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh for a second straight thrilling win on the last ball to seal their Twenty20 series 2-0 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. 

Bangladesh batted first and were bowled out for 120 in 19.5 overs. Sabbir Rahman top scored with 26 while Anamul Haque scored 24. 
Lasith Malinga was the pick of the bowlers picking up 3 for 20 while Nuwan Kulasekara and Sachithra Senanayake picked two wickets each. Sri Lanka in reply made 123 losing seven wickets. Kunmar Sangakkara top scored with 37 while Thisara Perera scored an unbeaten 35. Mashrafe Mortaza picked up two wickets for 29. 

Sri Lanka needed 9 off the last over, bowled by Farhad Reza, but Thisara Perera and Sachithra Senanayake held their nerve to see the visitors through in the end. With two needed off the last ball, Senanayake finished the game and the series in style for the Lankans by smacking Reza for four.  

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