Women’s T20 World Cup: Shashikala Siriwardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh

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Sri Lanka finished their T20 World Cup campaign with their first victory of the tournament against Bangladesh.

In a match between two sides already eliminated, it was Sri Lanka who dominated – winning by nine wickets and with 27 balls to spare.

Victory was set up by Shashikala Siriwardene’s 4-16 in her final match before retirement as Bangladesh mustered just 91-8 after batting first.

Hasini Perera ensured a simple victory for Sri Lanka with 39 not out.

Achini Kulasuriya also impressed for Sri Lanka with the ball, taking 2-19, while captain Chamari Atapattu hit a quickfire 30 to ensure her side reached their victory target with more than four overs to spare.

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