Game dedicated to Kulasekara

Sri Lanka Cricket dedicated the game to its right-arm pacer Nuwan Kulasekara.

The 37-year old had announced his retirement last Thursday while the Lankans were preparing to host Bangladesh for the three-match ODI series.

The SLC and the team decided to give Kulasekara the send-off through the game. despite him being a non-member of the current squad.

A swinger of the new ball both ways, Kulasekara ended his Sri Lanka career as the third-highest ODI wicket-taker among seamers, behind Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga.

Kulasekara is the joint second-highest wicket-taker for Sri Lanka in T20Is, with 66 wickets in 58 matches and since his international debut in 2003 he has played 184 ODIs and picked up 199 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 4.9.

He also played 58 T20Is and finished with 66 wickets.