Jayawardene leads Sri Lanka to victory

NOTTINGHAM, England - Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene top-scored with 43 to lead his team to a tense four-wicket win over Bangladesh in a World Twenty20 warm-up yesterday.

NOTTINGHAM, England - Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene top-scored with 43 to lead his team to a tense four-wicket win over Bangladesh in a World Twenty20 warm-up yesterday.

After Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sanath Jayasuriya put on 34 for the opening wicket.

Earlier, Mushfiqur Rahim and Raqibul Hasan rescued Bangladesh with a 70-run sixth wicket partnership to help their team post 151-6.

Bangladesh, defeated by Australia, were 17-2 by the third over with openers Tamim Iqbal, who took three boundaries off Farveez Maharoof's first over, and Junaid Siddique back in the pavilion. - Sapa-AFP

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