Kumar Sangakkara’s 17th international century led Sri Lanka to an easy 61—run win over Bangladesh in the second one—day International at Sher—e—Bangla National Stadium on Thursday.

Kumar Sangakkara’s 17th international century led Sri Lanka to an easy 61—run win over Bangladesh in the second one—day International at Sher—e—Bangla National Stadium on Thursday.

Bangladesh was bowled out for 228 in reply of Sri Lanka’s 289—6. The victory gave Sri Lanka an unassailable 2—0 lead in the three—match series.

Sangakkara struck 128 to steer his side to the commanding victory. Ashan Priyanjan made 60 while captain Angelo Mathews was 56 not out.

Rubel Hossain was the pick of the bowlers, claiming 3—76, while Arafat Sunny, Shakib Al Hasan and Sohag Gazi took one wicket apiece.

In reply, Bangladesh Captain Mushfiqur Rahim scored 79 while opener Anamul Haque contributed 42.

Sachitra Senanayeke, Thisara Perera, Ajantha Mendis and Lasith Malinga ended with two wickets apiece.

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