Taranga stars and steers Lanka home

Published: Friday, January 8, 2010, 21:35 [IST]
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Taranga stars and steers Lanka home

Mirpur: In one of the most one-sided games of the tournament, twin tons from Mahela and Tharanga helped SL rout B'desh by 9 wickets.

Mahela Jayawardene and Upul Tharanga hit hundreds in Sri Lanka's easy win against Bangladesh in Mirpur

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Opener Upul Tharanga (118*) scored a splendid century and was involved in a record 215-run opening stand with Mahela Jayawardene(108).

Earlier, a late collapse saw Bangladesh manage just 249 for nine in their 50 overs

Imrul Kayes (42), Raqibul Hasan (43) and Shakib Al Hasan (47) all got starts but were unable to dominate after Kumar Sangakkara had won the toss and invited the home team to take first strike.

Upul Tharanga was adjudged the man of the match for his fine knock


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