3rd ODI: Revamped Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets to sweep series

Sri Lanka ended the month-long Bangladesh tour on a high, having also won both the preceding Test and Twenty20 series before sweeping the one-day series.

updated: February 22, 2014 21:51 IST
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Dhaka: New-look Sri Lanka trounced Bangladesh by six wickets in the third and final one-day international in Dhaka on Saturday to sweep the series 3-0.

Seamer Dhammika Prasad claimed three wickets in his first match of the series as the tourists restricted Bangladesh to 240-8 after electing to field in the day-night match.

Kusal Perera, a 23-year-old left-handed opener, then hit a maiden one-day century as Sri Lanka surpassed the target with 15 deliveries to spare at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium.

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