[caption id="attachment_873040" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-873040" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Mushfiqur-Rahim-Bangladesh_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="353" /> Mushfiqur Rahim scored an unbeaten 98 as Bangladesh recovered from 117/6 to score 238. @AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mushfiqur-rahim">Mushfiqur Rahim</a> hit an unbeaten 98 to steer <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh">Bangladesh</a> to a modest 238-8 in the second one-day international against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/sri-lanka">Sri Lanka</a> in Colombo on Sunday. <p></p> <p></p>Mushfiqur slammed six fours and a six in a 110-ball innings to bail out Bangladesh, who lost their first six wickets for 117 runs as they looked for a competitive score to level the three-match series. <p></p> <p></p>Mushfiqur and number eight <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/mehidy-hasan-2">Mehidy Hasan</a> shared 84 runs, a seventh-wicket record for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka, to give the visitors' innings some respectability. <p></p> <p></p>Mehidy made 43 off 46 balls with six boundaries before he was caught by Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne at mid-off off Nuwan Pradeep. <p></p> <p></p><strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/bangladesh-in-sri-lanka-2019-201169/live-scores/sri-lanka-vs-bangladesh-live-cricket-score-2nd-odi-match-191295-summary.html">Follow Live Score: SL vs BAN, 2nd ODI</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Pradeep, fellow pace bowler Isuru Udana and leg-spinner Akila Dananjaya claimed two wickets each for Sri Lanka. <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh, who lost Friday's opening match by 91 runs, were in trouble soon after skipper Tamim Iqbal won the toss and elected to bat at the R. Premadasa Stadium. <p></p> <p></p>Pradeep trapped opener Soumya Sarkar leg-before for 11 before Tamim dragged an Udana delivery onto his stump after making 19. <p></p> <p></p>Dananjaya removed Mohammad Mithun for 12 and bowled Mahmudullah Riyad for six before Sabbir Rahman's run out for 11 compounded Bangladesh's problems. <p></p> <p></p>Mushfiqur began his fight back with Mehidy after Udana had Mosaddek Hossain caught by Kusal Perera for 13. <p></p> <p></p>Mushfiqur went off the strike in the fifth ball of the final over to miss out on his eighth ODI hundred by just two runs. <p></p> <p></p>The third and final match of the series will be held at the same venue on Wednesday.