Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: In the T20 World Cup 2021, Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by five wickets in the Super 12 match played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Sharjah. With this, the 2014 champions Sri Lanka started their campaign in the 2021 T20 World Cup with a win. Bangladesh had scored 171 for four in 20 overs after playing first. In response, Sri Lanka chased down the target with seven balls remaining for the loss of five wickets.
Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapakse were the heroes of this Sri Lankan victory. Asalanka scored an unbeaten 80 off 49 balls. At the same time, Rajapaksa scored 53 runs in just 31 balls.