A remarkable batting effort from Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan has fired Bangladesh to a commanding 90-run win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI. Bangladesh start ODI Series with emphatic win Bangladesh : 324/5 (Tamim 127, Shakib 72, Sabbir 54, Mosaddek 24*, Mahmudullah 13*, Lakmal 2/45) Sri Lanka : 234 (Chandimal 59, T. Perera 55, Pathirana 31, Mustafizur 3/56, Mashrafe 2/35, Mehidy 2/43) Result: Bangladesh won by 90 runs Tamim Iqbal’s 8th ODI ton and impressive performance from the bowlers helped Bangladesh to beat Sri Lanka by 90 runs in the 1st ODI and take 1-0 lead in the 3 match series. Earlier Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first. Bangladesh Skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza returned to the side after recovering from a finger injury while Mehidy Hasan made his ODI debut. After the early dismissal of Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal and Sabbir Rahman added 90 runs in the 2nd wicket. Sabbir was dismissed by Asela Gunaratne on 54. Mushfiqur Rahim followed him in the next over and gone for 1. Shakib Al Hasan made a partnership of 144 runs with Tamim in the 4th wicket. Suranga Lakmal broke this partnership and got rid of Shakib on 72. Tamim was the next man to be dismissed on 127 by Lahiru Kumara. Mosaddek Hossain and Mahmudullah added 35 runs in the 6th wicket and helped Bangladesh to score past 320 runs. Mosaddek was unbeaten on 24 from 9 and Mahmudullah was on 13 from 7. Suranga Lakmal was the most successful bowler for Sri Lanka with 2 wickets for 45 runs. In reply Sri Lanka lost Danushka Gunathilaka as Mashrafe struck in the first over. Mehidy Hasan picked up his maiden ODI wicket to dismiss Kusal Mendis on 4. Soon Taskin Ahmed got rid of Upul Tharanga on 19. Asela Gunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal added 56 runs in the 4th wicket. Shakib Al Hasan broke this partnership and dismissed Gunaratne on 24. Mehidy struck again and removed Chandimal on 59. Couple of overs later Mustafizur Rahman dismissed Siriwardana on 22. Shanaka Pathirana was the next man to be dismissed by Mashrafe on 31. Mustafizur picked up the wicket of Suranga Lakmal on 8. Lakshan Sandakan was run out on 3.Thisara Perera was the last man to dismissed by Mustafizur on 55. With 3 wickets for 56 runs, Mustafizur Rahman was the most successful bowler for Bangladesh. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Mehidy Hasan also picked up 2 wickets each. Second One Day will take place at the same venue on 28th March. Tamim determines to score more for team The demolishing hundred by Tamim Iqbal almost destroyed Sri Lanka’s hopes even before they started their innings. It has never been easy for any opponent to successfully chase down a gigantic score of 324 runs. So the momentum is on for Bangladesh, they are now one up in the three match one day series defeating Sri Lanka comprehensively by 90 runs.After being adjudged man of the match, Tamim Iqbal reckoned his determination to score big for the team; “I had lot of opportunities but did not convert the starts. The past is past and whenever there is an opportunity, I will score and improve my batting average.”“There was a time when they were bowling really well. So the plan for me was to bat as long as possible and that helped us get 324 runs on the board. Shakib played incredibly well and provided a whole lot of support to me” – added Tamim.