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Sri Lanka to resume 2nd innings on Day 5

Sun Online Desk     19th March, 2017 10:16:50 printer

Sri Lanka to resume 2nd innings on Day 5

Sri Lanka will resume their second innings on day five with a lead of 139 runs with two wickets in hand in the second and last Test of Joy Bangla Cup series at P Sara Oval, Colombo on Sunday.


Overnight batsmen Dilruwan Perera (26) and Suranga Lakmal (16) will come at crease to extend their lead.


On the other hand, Bangladesh will look forward to wrap-up the Sri Lankan innings as early as possible and start batting to chase down the target to ensure an overseas victory in their landmark 100th Test.


Bangladesh's cutter Master Mustafizur Rahman and experienced all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan shared the six-wicket equally conceding 52 and 61 runs respectively to squeeze Sri Lanka's batting line on the 4th day .


Brief Score:


Sri Lanka 1st innings: 338/10 in 113.3 overs; Dinesh Chandimal 138, Suranga Lakmal 35, Dhananjaya de Silva 34, Niroshan Dickwella 34, Mehedi Hasan Miraz 3/90, Mustafizur Rahman 2/50, Subashis Roy 2/53, Shakib Al Hasan 2/80.


Sri Lanka 2nd innings: overnight 268/8 in 100 overs; Dimuth Karunaratne 126, Kusal Mendis 36, Upul Tharanga 26, Dilruwan Perera 26*, Suranga Lakmal 16* , Mustafizur Rahman 3/52, Shakib Al Hasan 3/61, Taijul Islam 1/31, Mehedi Hasan Miraz 1/67.


Bangladesh 1st innings: 467/10 in 134.1 overs; Shakib Al Hasan 116, Mosaddek Hossain 75, Soumya Sarkar 61, Mushfiqur Rahim 52, Tamim Iqbal 49, Sabbir Rahman 42, Imrul Kayes 34, Mehedi Hasan Miraz 24, Rangana Herath 4/82, Lakshan Sandakan 4/104.