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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test : Sri Lanka wrap up 209 run win and the Series

Praveen Jayawickrama celebrates
Praveen Jayawickrama celebrates
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test
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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 209 runs, on the final day of the 2nd Test, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy and with that win, took the Series 1-0.

 

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) & 227/10 (71 ov)

Result – Sri Lanka won by 209 runs

Scorecard

 

Match Day Highlights

Sri Lanka took 29.4 overs to bowl out Bangladesh in their 2nd innings to record a 209 run win and the Test series 1-0.

Bangladesh was 177/5 at the close of play on day 4, requiring 260 runs to win with five wickets remaining. However, the Sri Lanka bowlers made quick work of their task and took the remaining 5 wickets - Bangladesh added only 50 runs to their overnight score.

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), 6-183 (Liton Das - 50.2 ov), 7-206 (Taijul Islam - 61.2 ov), 8-227 (Taskin Ahmed - 69.4 ov), 9-227 (Mehidy Hasan - 70.3 ov), 10-227 (Abu Jayed - 70.6 ov)

Sri Lanka debutant bowler,Praveen Jayawickrama, finished with match figures of 11/178.

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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