Superb centuries by Angelo Mathews (145 not out) and also Dinesh Chandimal (124) placed Sri Lanka in a powerful setting versus Bangladesh on the 4th day of the 2nd Examination, below on Thursday.
The twin loads from both skilled batters offered Sri Lanka a large lead of141 The bowlers after that did substantial damages in the last hr of play as Bangladesh hopped in at 34/ 4 at stumps, tracking by 107 runs.
Returning To the Day 4 at 282/ 5, still 83 behind Bangladesh, Mathews and also Chandimal began favorably, wrecking 2 borders and also a 6 in the opening up 5 overs.Their strategy came to be a great deal a lot more mindful after that, however in spite of that, they made sure the runs really did not run out, regularly turning the strike and also doing away with the periodic border.
Chandimal raised his fifty at the stroke of lunch, and also both batters went unharmed right into the break having actually included 87 goes to the over night rating, providing Sri Lanka a slim lead of 4 runs.
They continued after the break. Mathews was incredibly careful in his 90 s, taking 27 spheres to go from 93 to his 2nd century of the collection. He was conserved by the DRS two times on either side of his century– he was provided captured behind on 94 however replays revealed that there was no side. The umpire elevated his finger once again when Mathews got on 105 and also he looked caught plumb ahead, however snicko involved his rescue, revealing a clear spike as the round passed the bat, an ICC record stated.
At the various other end, Chandimal, that took 118 spheres to reach his half-century, was a great deal a lot more hostile after the turning point. His following 50 runs can be found in simply 63 spheres as he raised his 12 th Examination bunch.
It was a work for the Bangladesh bowlers on a pitch that did not use anything for the pacers and also extremely little spin at an early stage, in spite of it being a day 4 gate. Mathews and also Chandimal tilled away via the 2nd session, bleeding songs and also increases while likewise discovering borders when provided the opportunity. Sri Lanka entered into Tea on 459/ 5, leading the hosts by 94 runs.
The Tigers lastly appeared in the 2nd over of the last session, with Ebadot Hossain tricking Chandimal (124) with the slower shipment. One brought 2 as Shakib Al Hasan struck at the various other end, rejecting Niroshan Dickwella for 9.
The borders were coming thick and also quick for Sri Lanka however they likewise maintained shedding arches. Hossain caught Ramesh Mendis for 10 prior to Shakib finished his 19 th Examination five-wicket take the extremely following over by arresting Praveen Jayawickrama. Asitha Fernando was the last to drop, run-out at the non-striker’s end attempting to maintain Mathews on strike, that was left stranded on 145 not out.
In reply, Bangladesh had a complicated hr to see off prior to stumps, and also sustained a scary beginning to their 2nd innings when Tamim Iqbal succumbed to a duck, gathering a set in the match.Two overs later on, a straight hit from Jayawickrama sent out Najmul Hossain Shanto back to the hut. Mominul Haque followed him back in the extremely following over for a duck, with DRS involving Sri Lanka’s help.
Fernando created a belter of a shipment that had Mahmudul Hasan fending, leaving Kusal Mendis with a straightforward catch at slip. Bangladesh were minimized to 23/ 4 prior to Mushfiqur Rahim and also Liton Das made sure there was no more damages.
Short ratings: Bangladesh 365 and also 34/ 4 path Sri Lanka 506 full-blown (Mathews 145 not out, Chandimal 124; Shakib 5-96, Ebadot 4-148) by 107 runs