In the fifth match of the Asia Cup 2022, Sri Lanka won the thriller match by 2 wickets with Bangladesh due to great performance in batting. After winning this match, Sri Lanka reached the Super 4 with two points. Earlier Sri Lanka was defeated by Afghanistan by 8 wickets in the Asia Cup 2022.
Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first thus Bangladesh first batted and made a huge score of 183/7 in 20 overs due to great batting by Afif Hossain 39 (22), Mehidy Hasan 38 (26), and Mahmudullah 27 (22). Chamika Karunaratne 2/32 (4), Wanindu Hasaranga 2/41 (4), Maheesh Theekshana 1/23 (4), and Dilshan Madushanka 1/26 (4) were good bowling from the Sri Lanka side. After this inning, Bangladesh set a huge target of 184 runs in 20 overs for Sri Lanka to win this match.
During chasing, Sri Lanka loses 8 wickets, reached the target of 184 runs in 19.2 overs, and won the match by 2 wickets with Bangladesh due to great batting by Kusal Mendis 60 (37), Dasun Shanaka 45 (33), and Pathum Nissanka 20 (19). Ebadot Hossain 3/51 (4), Taskin Ahmed 2/24 (4), Mahedi Hasan 1/30 (2,2), and Mustafizur Rahman 1/32 (4) were good bowling from the Bangladesh side.
Kusal Mendis (SL), 60 (37), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.