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Tamim Iqbal shines again as Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka

Opener top scored with 84 for the second successive match.

Bangladesh made it two wins out of two in the triangular one-day international

series by thrashing Sri Lanka in Mirpur.

Tamim Iqbal made 84 for the second match in succession and Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim both passed 50 to help Bangladesh post 320 for seven from their 50 overs.

And Shakib then took three for 47 as Sri Lanka were dismissed for just 157, giving Bangladesh victory by 163 runs, their largest winning margin in one-day internationals.

Thisara Perera top scored for Sri Lanka with 29 from just 14 balls, but wickets fell at regular intervals in an innings lasting only 32.2 overs.

Perera had earlier taken three for 60 in Bangladesh’s innings, which featured a 99-run partnership between Tamim and Shakib (67 from 63 balls) for the second wicket.

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