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.
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.
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.
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