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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Sri Lanka storm into a commanding position

Angelo Mathews scores a century
Angelo Mathews scores a century
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Angelo Mathews (145*) and Dinesh Chandimal (124) powered Sri Lanka into a commanding lead as Sri Lanka were all out for 506, Bangladesh now trail by 107 runs at the end of Day 4 in the 2nd Bangladesh vs 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) & *34/4 (13 ov)

Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Tamim Iqbal - 5.1 ov), 2-19 (Nazmul Hossain Shanto - 7.2 ov), 3-19 (Mominul Haque - 8.2 ov), 4-23 (Mahmudul Hasan Joy - 9.1 ov)

Sri Lanka 506/10 (165.1 ov)

Day Break: Day 4 Bangladesh trail by 107 runs.

Scorecard

After Bangladesh looked in such a strong position on Day 1, things went been back and forth, Sri Lanka finding some footing and now taking a good lead.

Angelo Mathews (145*) and Dinesh Chandimal (124) combined for a much needed partnership to get Sri Lanka to 506 before they were bowled all out.

Things did not go well for Bangladesh in their 2nd innings though, Asitha Fernando (2/12) and Kasun Rajitha (1/12) skittling their openers.

Bangladesh went in at 34/4 and trailing by 107 runs - things now, looking very much in Sri Lankas favour.


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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