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Kusal Mendis surpass Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lanka registered a 28-run win over Bangladesh in the 3rd and final T20I of the series at Sylhet on Saturday. Sri Lanka batted first and scored 174 runs for a loss of seven wickets in their 20 overs. In reply to that, Bangladesh bowled out 146 runs in 19.4 overs.

For Sri Lanka, Kusal Mendis was the star with the bat, and he scored 86 runs in the 3rd T20I of the series. It was his highest score in T20I matches. Kusal Mendis had a wonderful series with the bat, and he made 181 runs in 3 matches with 2 half centuries. It scored the most runs by a Sri Lankan player in a three-match T20I series.

Also, Kusal Mendis became the 3rd highest run scorer for Sri Lanka in T20I matches, surpassing Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene. Kusal Mendis is currently in 3rd place on the list with 1554 runs in T20I matches. 

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