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Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 97 runs in third ODI


Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera took five wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 97 runs to clinch a consolation victory in the third one-day international on Friday.

Skipper Kusal Perera hit 120 to guide Sri Lanka to 286-6, a total it defended by bowling out Bangladesh for 189 in 42.3 overs in Dhaka.

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The host won the series 2-1.

Mahmudullah Riyad top-scored with 53 runs while Mosaddek Hossain made 51. Sri Lanka’s Chameera returned career-best ODI figures of 5-16 from his nine overs.



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