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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test Day 2: Bangladesh pile on the runs against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh's Mominul Haque
Bangladesh's Mominul Haque
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Bangladesh piled on the runs against Sri Lanka today,  finishing on 474/4 when bad light stopped play, on day 2, at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

 

 

Match Summary

Bangladesh *474/4 (155 ov)

Sri Lanka

Close of Play Day  2 – Bangladesh are 474/4

Scorecard

 

 

The Bangladesh batsmen carried on where they left on day one, with Najmul Hossain 163 and Mominul Haque 127 in great form. Just 2 wickets fell today and Bangladesh have already batted themselves into a no lose position in the 1st Test.

 

Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Saif Hassan - 1.6 ov), 2-152 (Tamim Iqbal - 38.3 ov), 3-394 (Najmul Hossain - 124.1 ov), 4-424 (Mominul Haque - 139.5 ov)

Stat Attack

The 242-run partnership between Najmul Hossain and Mominul Haque is:

Bangladesh's highest for 3rd wicket, in Tests

Their 5th highest overall in terms of runs, in Tests

Playing XIs

 

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando

Bangladesh - Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque(c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das(wk), Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Jayed, Ebadat Hossain

 

Match Details

 

Start Time: 05:30

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Raja Wimalasiri, Lyndon Hannibal, Ranjan Madugalle

 

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