While Mominul Haque became the first Bangladeshi batsman to score two centuries in a Test match, young wicket keeper batsman Litton Kumar Das partnered with him for a 180 run stand to save the match for Bangladesh.
Mominul’s departure at the score of 105 also witnessed the losing of concentration for Litton, skied the ball that ended in a lofty catch making him back to the pavilion disheartedly scoring 94 runs.
Acknowledging the error of judgment in the heat of the moment, Litton, after the match revealed he felt promptness to reach the ton.
“At that time, I was thinking if I could hit down the wicket, I might have reached into the target quickly. But it was a mistake,” he said.
Talking about the pitch condition of the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Litton said, and “Me and Mominul talked a lot while we were batting together. There were no visible cracks in the middle of the wicket but the other end was rough.”
The two captains agreed on a draw after Bangladesh reached 307 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their second innings.
Sri Lanka, in their first innings built up a gigantic 713 runs after Bangladesh lost all their wickets scoring 513 runs in their first innings.