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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test Day 4: Sri Lanka need 5 wickets to win, Bangladesh 260 runs

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Sri Lanka need just 5 wickets to beat Bangladesh and Bangladesh need 260 runs to win, on the final day of the 2nd Test tomorrow, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.

 

Match Summary

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

Sri Lanka 493/7d (159.2 ov) & 194/9d (42.2 ov)

Bangladesh 251/10 (83 ov) & *177/5 (48 ov)

Day 4 Close - Bangladesh need 260 runs to win

Scorecard

 

Match Day Highlights

Sri Lanka declared their 2nd Innings on 194/9d (42.2 ov)

Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Lahiru Thirimanne - 2.2 ov), 2-15 (Oshada Fernando - 3.1 ov), 3-39 (Angelo Mathews - 13.3 ov), 4-112 (Dimuth Karunaratne - 26.6 ov), 5-124 (Dhananjaya de Silva - 29.4 ov), 6-162 (Pathum Nissanka - 36.6 ov), 7-178 (Niroshan Dickwella - 39.5 ov), 8-180 (Ramesh Mendis - 40.5 ov), 9-194 (Suranga Lakmal - 42.2 ov)

 

Bangladesh were 177/5 at the close of play, requiring 260 runs to win with five wickets remaining. We are in for interesting final day with either side in with a chance of taking the series from here.

Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Tamim Iqbal - 7.1 ov), 2-73 (Saif Hassan - 16.4 ov), 3-104 (Najmul Hossain - 22.5 ov), 4-134 (Mominul Haque - 31.6 ov), 5-171 (Mushfiqur Rahim - 41.4 ov)

 

Playing XIs

 

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Ramesh Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama

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

 

Match Details

Start Time: 05:30

Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Officials: Handunnettige Dharmasena, Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Raja Wimalasiri, Rambukkana Rambukwella, Ranjan Madugalle

 

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