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I thought I could reach the century quickly if I hit down the track: Litton

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.

I thought I could reach the century quickly if I hit down the track: Litton

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.

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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.

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