Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 97 runs in third ODI

Skipper Kusal Perera hit 120 to guide Sri Lanka to 286-6, a total it defended by bowling out Bangladesh for 189 in 42.3 overs in Dhaka.

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman (L) and Mahmudullah (second right) greet Sri Lankan players after the third and final one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka   -  AFP

Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera took five wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 97 runs to clinch a consolation victory in the third one-day international on Friday.

Skipper Kusal Perera hit 120 to guide Sri Lanka to 286-6, a total it defended by bowling out Bangladesh for 189 in 42.3 overs in Dhaka.

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The host won the series 2-1.

Mahmudullah Riyad top-scored with 53 runs while Mosaddek Hossain made 51. Sri Lanka's Chameera returned career-best ODI figures of 5-16 from his nine overs.

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