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Sri Lanka swell lead after 14-wicket day

Sri Lanka are in command Bangladesh out for 110, path Sri Lanka in 2nd check
Johnnie Parks | 11 February, 2018, 03:08

Roshen Silva remained unbeaten on 70, adding 48 runs with fellow overnight batsman Suranga Lakmal for the ninth wicket to extend its lead on a hard pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

It took him sometime to go past Akram's record feat as Herath went wicketless in the first innings of the match, where Bangladesh were bowled out for mere 110; courtesy Suranga Lakmal, Akila Dananjaya's 3-wicket haul and Dilruwan Perera's 2-wickets apiece.

Bangladesh suffered another collapse as Sri Lanka won the second Test on Saturday, sealing the series 1-0.

And Dananjaya, playing his first Test, returned the best match figures by a Sri Lankan on debut with 8/44, his 5/24 in the second innings a masterful exhibition of control more than anything else. Mominul Haque and Imrul Kayes managed a few boundaries between them although both had edgy starts with the latter being put down by Dimuth Karunaratne at first slip to deny Perera a wicket.

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"Around 4:55 am suspicious movement was noticed by the Santri and his bunker was sacked upon, the fire was retaliated". Jammu's Inspector General of Police SD Singh Jamwal said suspicious movement was noticed at around 4.55 am on Saturday.


Seamer Jayed was the second highest wicket-taker in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in 2017, while Mahedi bagged ten wickets at a strike rate of 25.70 in the league.

4 - Roshen Silva is the 4th player after Herbie Collins, Sunil Gavaskar and Mohammad Azharuddin to score four fifty-plus scores in the first five innings in Test cricket. These are also the 3rd fewest Sri Lanka needed to bowl out a team in an innings with all the top three coming against Bangladesh.

Mehidy broke the resistance of Chandimal with a delivery that kept low and pace bowler Mustafizur, 3-35, shook up the lower order but Silva remained solid. K'ratne c Kayes b Mehedi 32 K. Mendis lbw Razzak 7 D. De Silva b Taijul 28 D.

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