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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test: Karunaratne and de Silva continue Sri Lankan fight back

Dhananjaya de Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne
Dhananjaya de Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne
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Sri Lankan batsmen, Dimuth Karunaratne 234* and Dhananjaya de Silva 154* , ensured that their Team would not lose this Test, with a record breaking unbeaten stand, at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy today.



Match Summary

Sri Lanka *512/3 (149 ov)

Bangladesh 541/7d (173 ov)

Day Break : Day 4 Session 3, Sri Lanka trail by 29 runs.

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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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