CricketTuesday, February 18, 2014
Perera saves Sri Lanka
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thisara Perera hit a career-best 80 not out to steer Sri Lanka to 180 all out against Bangladesh in the first one-day International at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday.
Perera added 82 runs with Sachitra Senanayeke to help Sri Lanka recover from a precarious 67-8. The latter scored 30 runs. Opener Kusal Perera made 20 while Dinesh Chandimal contributed 13.