Sixes galore, and a prolific pair of Kusals

Mushfiqur Rahim clobbers one after dropping on one knee
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, T20I March 10, 2018

214 The biggest target chased down by Bangladesh, and the fourth-highest in all T20Is. This is the biggest successful chase in T20Is by a subcontinent team, going past the 207 chased by India against Sri Lanka in 2009. The previous highest target that Bangladesh chased successfully was 165, against West Indies way back in 2007 in the first-ever World T20.

205.71 Mushfiqur Rahim's striker rate - the second-highest for a Bangladesh batsmen in T20Is with a minimum score of 50. Mushfiqur's 72 is also the top individual score in a winning chase for Bangladesh.

24 Balls taken by Mushfiqur to reach his half-century - this was the second-fastest fifty for Bangladesh in T20Is behind Mohammad Ashraful's 20-ball effort against West Indies in 2007.

12 Sixes hit by Bangladesh - the most in a Bangladesh innings in T20Is. Previously, they had hit eight sixes on three separate occasions. Incidentally this is the most they have hit in all limited-overs cricket. The most they have hit in an ODI innings is 10. The five sixes hit by Liton Das was the - joint-highest by a batsman for Bangladesh in a T20I innings.

1 Bigger team totals in Sri Lanka than Bangladesh's 215. Australia scored 263 in Pallekele in 2016. The previous highest score in a chase at the Premadasa was 175 earlier in the tournament by Sri Lanka against India.

50 Losses for Sri Lanka in T20Is. They became the first team to lose fifty matches. Bangladesh and New Zealand are second with 49 losses each. This is the third time Sri Lanka have lost to Bangladesh in a T20I, in 10 matches.

3 Number of half-centuries for both Kusal Mendis and Kusal Perera in the their last four T20I innings. The two batsmen have been prolific for Sri Lanka, providing them with quick starts in the Powerplay. Kusal Mendis now has a career strike rate of 160.60 while Kusal Perera strikes at 137.35.

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