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Mushfiqur leads Bangladesh to record chase in T20 tri-series

FILE PHOTO: Mushfiqur Rahim

By: Sarwar Alam

Mushfiqur Rahim hit a blazing half-century to help Bangladesh chase down a record 215 and beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in a thrilling Twenty20 international of the tri-series in Colombo on Saturday. Rahim smashed an unbeaten 72 off 35 balls as the visitors achieved their target with two balls to spare at the R Premadasa Stadium. Rahim, who hit 5 fours and 4 sixes, broke into a dance after giving Bangladesh their highest-ever run chase in the shortest format, and the fourth biggest overall in international T20s. The diminutive wicketkeeper-batsman built crucial partnerships after openers Tamim Iqbal, who hit…

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