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2017–18 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series

The 2017–18 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series was a cricket tournament that took place in January 2018.[1] It was a tri-nation series between Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe,[2][3] with all the matches played as One Day Internationals (ODIs).[4] The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium hosted all the matches, with each fixture starting at noon.[5][6] The second ODI was the 100th to be played at the venue[7] and in the third match, Bangladesh recorded their biggest win in ODIs, beating Sri Lanka by 163 runs.[8]

2017–18 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series
Rocket ODI tri series in 2018 Bangladesh official logo.jpg
Tour logo
Date15–27 January 2018
LocationBangladesh
Result Sri Lanka won the series
Player of the seriesThisara Perera (SL)
Teams
 Bangladesh  Sri Lanka  Zimbabwe
Captains
Mashrafe Mortaza Angelo Mathews[n 1] Graeme Cremer
Most runs
Tamim Iqbal (252) Upul Tharanga (148) Sikandar Raza (181)
Most wickets
Rubel Hossain (9)
Shakib Al Hasan (9)
Thisara Perera (11) Tendai Chatara (6)
Kyle Jarvis (6)
Graeme Cremer (6)

The final was played between hosts Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.[9] Sri Lanka won the match by 79 runs, with Sri Lankan bowler Shehan Madushanka taking a hat-trick on debut.[10] Following the tri-series, Sri Lanka played two Test matches and two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against Bangladesh.[11][12]

Contents

SquadsEdit

Points tableEdit

Team
Pld W L T NR BP Pts NRR
  Bangladesh 4 3 1 0 0 3 15 +1.114
  Sri Lanka 4 2 2 0 0 1 9 +0.146
  Zimbabwe 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 –1.087

ODI seriesEdit

1st ODIEdit

15 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
170 (49 overs)
v
  Bangladesh
171/2 (28.3 overs)
Sikandar Raza 52 (99)
Shakib Al Hasan 3/43 (10 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 84* (93)
Sikandar Raza 2/53 (10 overs)
Bangladesh won by 8 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Shakib Al Hasan (Ban)
  • Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field.
  • Blessing Muzarabani (Zim) made his ODI debut.
  • Rubel Hossain (Ban) took his 100th wicket in ODIs.[20]
  • Points: Bangladesh 5, Zimbabwe 0.

2nd ODIEdit

17 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
290/6 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
278 (48.1 overs)
Sikandar Raza 81* (67)
Asela Gunaratne 3/37 (7 overs)
Kusal Perera 80 (83)
Tendai Chatara 4/33 (8.1 overs)
Zimbabwe won by 12 runs
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (Aus) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Sikandar Raza (Zim)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
  • The venue became the sixth and the fastest to host 100 ODIs.[21][22]
  • David Boon (Aus) officiated in his 100th ODI as match referee and became the 12th match referee to achieve this.[23]
  • This was Zimbabwe's first win in fifteen years against a Full Member side at a neutral venue in ODIs.[24]
  • Points: Zimbabwe 4, Sri Lanka 0.

3rd ODIEdit

19 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Bangladesh  
320/7 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
157 (32.2 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 84 (102)
Thisara Perera 3/60 (9 overs)
Thisara Perera 29 (14)
Shakib Al Hasan 3/47 (8 overs)
Bangladesh won by 163 runs
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Anisur Rahman (Ban) and Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind)
Player of the match: Shakib Al Hasan (Ban)

4th ODIEdit

21 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Zimbabwe  
198 (44 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
202/5 (44.5 overs)
Brendan Taylor 58 (80)
Thisara Perera 4/33 (8 overs)
Kusal Perera 49 (57)
Blessing Muzarabani 3/52 (10 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Masudur Rahman (Ban) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Player of the match: Thisara Perera (SL)
  • Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Points: Sri Lanka 4, Zimbabwe 0.

5th ODIEdit

23 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Bangladesh  
216/9 (50 overs)
v
  Zimbabwe
125 (36.3 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 76 (105)
Graeme Cremer 4/32 (10 overs)
Sikandar Raza 39 (59)
Shakib Al Hasan 3/34 (9 overs)
Bangladesh won by 91 runs
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (Ban)

6th ODIEdit

25 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Bangladesh  
82 (24 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
83/0 (11.5 overs)
Mushfiqur Rahim 26 (56)
Suranga Lakmal 3/21 (7 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Anisur Rahman (Ban) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Player of the match: Suranga Lakmal (SL)

FinalEdit

27 January 2018
12:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sri Lanka  
221 (50 overs)
v
  Bangladesh
142 (41.1 overs)
Upul Tharanga 56 (99)
Rubel Hossain 4/46 (10 overs)
Mahmudullah 76 (92)
Shehan Madushanka 3/26 (6.1 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 79 runs
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Upul Tharanga (SL)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dinesh Chandimal replaced Angelo Mathews as Sri Lanka's captain after the second ODI.

ReferencesEdit

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