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Live: Bangladesh strike early

Mehidy Hasan Miraz stroke promptly on the target making Sri Lanka losing early of their opener Dimuth Karunaratne chasing a gigantic total of 513 made by the hosts in their first innings.

Live: Bangladesh strike early

At tea of the day two of the first Test, Sri Lanka ended scoring 50 for the loss of 1 wicket. Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva are batting at 13 and 37 respectively.

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The plan has worked out for Bangladesh skipper well bringing Mehidy in the attack, Karunaratne could not help but edging thickly to the first slip off a flattering off break from Mehidy; the Lankan opener out for a duck bringing huge cheers in Bangladesh camp.

In the first innings of Bangladesh, resuming the post lunch session with 3 more wickets in hand, the opponent managed to pick all of them in a quick spell leaving the hosts with 513 runs.

Captain in charge Mahmudullah Riyad became unbeaten scoring 83 runs off 137 deliveries hitting 7 fours and 2 sixes.

Young all-rounder Sunzamul Islam added 20 runs lately.

Brief Score:

Bangladesh 1st innings 513 all out (129.5 overs)

Mominul Haque 176, Mushfiqur Rahim 92, Mahmudullah Riyad 83*

Suranga Lakmal 3/68, Rangana Herath 3/150, Lakshan Sandakan 2/92

Sri Lanka 1st innings 50/1 (15 overs)

Kusal Mendis 13*, Dhananjaya de Silva 37*

Mehidy Hasan Miraz 1/9

Toss: Bangladesh

 

 

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