TE24 Sports Desk:
Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim shocked Sri Lanka, putting on a record association after a thrilling breakdown that saw Bangladesh rut to 24-5 in the principal thirty minutes of the first day of the season of the second and last cricket Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Monday. They kept them solid over the course of the day after that awful 30 minutes to lift Bangladesh to 277-5 at stumps. Liton Das was batting on 135 with Mushfiqur Rahim on 115, sharing a record 253-run in a solid 6th wicket stand.
They made a most elevated association for 6th wicket or lower subsequent to losing the initial five wickets for 25 runs or less, breaking the record of Wallis Mathias and Shujauddin, who added 86 after their group West Indies lost first wicket for 22 goes against Pakistan in Dhaka in 1959. They additionally put on most elevated organization for Bangladesh in 6th wicket, overshadowing 191 by Mohammad Ashraful and Mushfiqur Rahim against Sri Lanka in Colombo 2007. After that hyper 30 minutes, Sri Lanka could make just a single opportunity over the course of the day when Liton pulled Asitha Fernando lethargically at in reverse square leg, which Kusal Mendis’ substitute Kamindu Mendia neglected to hang on.
Kusal Mendis left the ground before due to the chest torments. Liton then, at that point, got his force right to hit Fernado a limit through a similar locale to raise his fifty off 96 balls. He then, at that point, required only 53 balls to finish his next fifty to arrive at his third 100 years off 149 balls. Mushfiqur who turned into the main Bangladeshi player to arrive at 5000 runs last week, was more controlled. He raised his fifty off 112 balls, likewise through a limit from left-arm spinner Praveen Jaywawickrama’s conveyance. Dissimilar to Liton, his innings was totally chanceless and raised his 10th 100 years off 218 balls with single from a conveyance of Ramesh Mendis.
Sri Lanka quick bowlers Kasun Rajitha and Asitha Fernanon took advantage of the early dampness keenly after Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque won the throw and chose for bat first.
In a joint-adventure, they eliminated both the Bangladesh openers Mahmudul Hasan and Tamim Iqbal for duck in initial two overs with the previous getting through in the second wad of the day, shaking the stump of Mahmudul.Tamim got the main edge, attempting to cut a Fernando conveyance to leg-side subsequent to playing only four balls. Skipper Mominul stretched out his lean streak to 6th consecutive single digit figure prior to being out on 9 when he edged a Fernando conveyance behind the wickets.
Rajitha shook the stump of Najmul Hossain (8) with an expedited shipment and afterward got valued wicket of Shakib Al Hasan for duck, hitting his cushion with a moving conveyance. Shakib evaluated to no end as Bangladesh drooped to 24-5 however Liton and Mushfiqur Rahim then saved Bangladesh from extreme blushes as well as kept them on target of laying out a full predominance over the Lankan. Rajitha finished the day with 3-43 while Fernando guaranteed 2-80 to complete the very beginning.
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