Wayamba United led by Mahela Jayawardene opened its SLPL campaign with a thumping 9-wicket win over Uthura Rudras led by Jehan Mubarak on Sunday. Wayamba seem to be the most powerful side in the SLP especially in the batting department.
Hosts Netherlands won the 2nd T20I over Bangladesh by a narrow margin of 1 wicket. The homeside won a low-scoring contest at the Sportpark Westvliet in The Hague with no.11 Ahsan Malik Jamil striking the last ball of the match for a boundary off Abdur Razzak. With this victory, Netherlands have forced a 1-1 draw in the 2-T20I Series.
Bangladesh eased to an 8-wicket win with two overs to spare in their opening T20I against Netherlands at the Sportpark Westvliet in The Hague. Batting first after winning the toss, Netherlands posted 144 for 7 in 20 overs with opener Michael Swart top scoring with 57 from 41 balls (with 4 fours and 2 sixes).
Tamim Iqbal, one of the best batsmen in Bangladesh has been included in the Asia CUp Squad finally! The 22-year-old left-hander was earlier named by the Selectors in the squad but only to be excluded because of the interference of the Bangladesh Cricket Board President AHM Mustafa Kamal.