Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh in first ODI

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Sri Lanka have thrashed Bangladesh in their opening One Day International (ODI) at Colombo.

Batting first, the hosts posted 314 for 8 thanks to a blistering century from Kusal Perera.

Bangladesh were then bowled out for 223 with Lasith Malina, who was playing in his last ODI, taking three wickets for just 38 runs.

The second match will be played in Colombo on Sunday.

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