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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka regain some footing

Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates his half century
Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates his half century
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Sri Lanka gain some footing as they bowl Bangladesh all out for 365, then reach 143/2 at the end of Day 2 of the 2nd Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Test at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka.

Match Summary

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh

Bangladesh 365/10 (116.2 ov)

Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mahmudul Hasan Joy - 0.2 ov), 2-6 (Tamim Iqbal - 1.4 ov), 3-16 (Mominul Haque - 5.1 ov), 4-24 (Nazmul Hossain Shanto - 6.4 ov), 5-24 (Shakib Al Hasan - 6.5 ov), 6-296 (Liton Das - 92.1 ov), 7-296 (Mosaddek Hossain - 92.4 ov), 8-345 (Taijul Islam - 105.5 ov), 9-349 (Khaled Ahmed - 107.1 ov), 10-365 (Ebadot Hossain - 116.2 ov)

Sri Lanka *143/2 (46 ov)

Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Oshada Fernando - 25.5 ov), 2-139 (Kusal Mendis - 43.1 ov)

Day Break: Day 2 Sri Lanka trail by 222 runs.

Scorecard

After a back and forth Day 1, Sri Lanka managed to find the key to dismissing Liton Das (141), but partner Mushfiqur Rahim (175*) remained unbeaten and Bangladesh on 365 all out.

Oshada Fernando scored a half century to get Sri Lanka off the blocks, before Ebadot Hossain slowed things down removing him on 57.

Shakib Al Hasan added onto the pressure, removing Kusal Mendis LBW.

Thankfully for Sri Lanka, Dimuth Karunaratne (70*) added a half century of his own to put Sri Lanka in a good place as they headed in at 143/2.

Playing XIs

Bangladesh - Liton Das (WK), Mominul Haque (C), Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Taijul Islam, Ebadot Hossain, Khaled Ahmed

Sri Lanka - Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Dinesh Chandimal, Oshada Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama, Kasun Rajitha

Match Details

Date - 24th May, 05:00 AM

Venue - Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka, Dhaka

Toss - Bangladesh won the toss & elected to bat

Umpires - Joel Wilson, Sharfuddoula

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