TE24 Sports Desk:
Bangladesh neglected to take a tight grip after Sri Lanka, drove by its skipper Dimuth Karunratne mauled back in style to leave the second Test uniformly toward the finish of day two at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Karunaratne batted resoundingly to score 70 not out as Sri Lanka arrived at 143-2, slicing the primary innings deficiency to 222 runs. Bangladesh were shot out for 365 in its most memorable innings.
The Tigers to be sure made a record for the most elevated score in an innings in which six players got out with duck. The record prior was had a place with India who made only 152 against England regardless of its six hitters being excused for nothing.
For Bangladesh, openers Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shakib Al Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Syed Khaled Ahmed and Ebadot Hossain neglected to score any runs.
Mushfiqur Rahim was key in Bangladesh’s recovery, scoring 175 not out. Liton Das made 141 and added a 272-pursue with Mushfiqur Bangladesh being drooped to 24-5 on the very beginning. Mushfiqur who showed an enduring determination destroyed 21 limits for his 175 not out which came from 355 balls. He remained in the wrinkle for 526 minutes, which is his second-longest thump concerning times.
With hitting this sublime thump, he had proactively passed 150 or more for the fifth time, the most noteworthy among the Bangladeshi players. Out of his nine centuries, five presently was 150 or more, demonstrating his skill to play large thump when he crossed the 100 years.
Sri Lanka pacers Kasun Rajitha (5-64) and Asitha Fernando (4-93) guaranteed nine wickets out of 10 with the two of them enrolling their vocation best figures.
Rajitha struck in the eighth over of the day, excusing Liton Das after Bangladesh continued at 277-5. Liton jabbed a length conveyance to edge behind the wicket to be out on 141 off 246 which included 16 fours and one six. Three balls later, Rajitha took Mosaddek Hossain for a duck as the player edged a conveyance that moved marginally. In any case, Mushfiqur stayed firm and raised his 150 from 291 balls, bumping a conveyance by offspinner Ramesh Mendis past square leg for two.
Fernando then eliminated Taijul Islam (15) and Khaled Ahmed (0) to take Sri Lanka nearer to wrapping up Bangladesh’s innings. In any case, Mushfiqur however opposed and constrained a lengthy lunch meeting, Ebadot’s excusal later denied him a merited twofold hundred years. Sri Lanka made areas of strength for a with Karunaratne and Oshada Fernando sharing 95 runs for the initial stand.
Both Fernando and Karunaratne rode on karma to baffle a restrained Bangladeshi assault which worked indefatigably with no help from the pitch. Oshada endure two times, when on 4, as he explored one effectively in the first over of Sri Lanka’s innings to upset the umpire’s choice.
Then, at that point, on 39, a Bangladesh survey neglected to get any success when Taijul Islam beat him outwardly edge. It however looked plumb.Soon after he raised his fifth 50 years off 74 balls, pursuing Shakib Al Hasan the wicket for a six over the long-on locale.
Dimuth Karunaratne anyway easily gathered runs when Fernando took Bangladesh assault in scorn. Karunartne might have gone for 36 had Bangladesh checked on a leg-before choice off Taijul conveyance. At 37, he endure again as skipper Mominul Haque dropped him at square leg off the conveyance of a similar bowler.
Pacer Ebadot Hossain, who wrapped up with 1-31, got through with the wicket of Fernando who edged a length conveyance to slip on 57. Not long before stumps, left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan gave Bangladesh another forward leap, catching Kusal Mendis lbw for 11 and finished day two on 1-19.
Mendis got back to join the side subsequent to being hospitalized with chest torments on the very beginning game.