[caption id="attachment_872541" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-872541" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Kusal-Perera-Sri-Lanka-vs-Bangladesh_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="362" /> Kusal Perera notched up his fifth ODI century as he struck 111 off 99 balls with 17 fours and a six. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kusal-perera">Kusal Perera</a> scored a quick-fire century to power <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/sri-lanka/">Sri Lanka</a> to 314-8 in the first of a three-match one-day international series against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Bangladesh">Bangladesh</a> in Colombo on Friday. <p></p> <p></p>Perera struck 111 off 99 balls with 17 fours and a six, his fifth ODI century, as Sri Lanka punished Bangladesh's wayward bowling after skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat first. <p></p> <p></p>Perera put on 97 runs with Karunaratne for the second wicket before adding 100 with <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kusal-mendis">Kusal Mendis</a> for the third to set up the platform for a strong total. <p></p> <p></p>Shafiul Islam, who finished with 3-62 in his first match in three years, drew first blood for Bangladesh when he had opener Avishka Fernando caught by Soumya Sarkar at slip for seven. <p></p> <p></p><strong>LIVE SCORE: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/bangladesh-in-sri-lanka-2019-201169/live-scores/sri-lanka-vs-bangladesh-1st-odi-match-191294-summary.html">Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Perera was reprieved on 49 runs when the third umpire overturned a caught behind decision off Shafiul. <p></p> <p></p>Part-time seamer Soumya ended the valiant knock of Perera as he was caught at short fine leg by Mustafizur Rahman. <p></p> <p></p>Mendis who was dropped on 28 by Mahmudullah Riyad off Soumya fell to Rubel Hossain the next over after making 43 off 49 balls. <p></p> <p></p>Mendis walked after a muted appeal for caught behind from wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim and bowler Rubel. <p></p> <p></p>Angelo Mathews took Sri Lanka's total past the 300-run mark with 48 off 52 balls. Mustafizur dismissed Mathews before finishing with 2-75. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/tamim-iqbal/news">Tamim Iqbal</a> is leading Bangladesh, becoming the country's 14th ODI captain. <p></p> <p></p>The game at R. Premadasa Stadium is also special for Sri Lanka's <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/tamim-iqbal/news">Lasith Malinga</a>, who will retire after the match. Malinga was unbeaten on six in his final ODI innings.