18 Feb 2014

Sri Lanka wins first ODI

11:23 am on 18 February 2014

The Sri Lankan cricketers have beaten Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first one-day international in Dhaka.

The tourists slumped to 67 for eight in the 22nd over before Thisara Perera led a counter-attack with an unbeaten 80 as they made 180.

Bangladesh were then bowled out for 167 in the 40th over to give Sri Lanka a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.