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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Sri Lanka thrive as a collective

Jan 30, 2014: Many past Sri Lankan victories have been because of one or two great cricketers shining, but this had strong performances from virtually everyone in the side

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Batting collapses 'alarming', says Mushfiqur

Jan 30, 2014: Mushfiqur Rahim accepted responsibility for his role in Bangladesh's innings-and-248-run defeat to Sri Lanka, saying the missed chances and bad batting were the major reasons for the loss

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

SL inflict crushing innings and 248-run defeat

Jan 30, 2014: Sri Lanka recorded their second biggest ever Test win by an innings, wrapping up the first Test an hour after lunch on the fourth day with Bangladesh still 248 runs short of making the visitors bat again

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Sri Lanka commit to the grind

Jan 29, 2014: A maiden ton to Kithuruwan Vithanage at almost a-run-a-ball was the most telling personal contribution, as he joined the wave of young players suggesting Sri Lanka's future is more secure than previously imagined

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Bangladesh err by picking three quicks

Jan 29, 2014: Bangladesh's decision to go in with an extra quick in place of Abdur Razzak has backfired badly

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Biggest leads, and highest score at No. 8

Jan 29, 2014: Stats highlights from a batting fest by Sri Lanka on the third day against Bangladesh in Mirpur

S Rajesh

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Dropping it like the fielders

Jan 29, 2014: Sometimes your team's incompetence affects you profoundly

Fahmim Ferdous

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Jayawardene, Vithanage help SL surge to 498 lead

Jan 29, 2014: Individual milestones dominated the most one-sided of the three days so far as Sri Lanka eventually declared after piling on a whopping 730 for 6

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Maiden ton caps off Silva's arduous comeback

Jan 28, 2014: After being left out of the Test side in 2011, Kaushal Silva forged a comeback into the Sri Lanka by dint of his runs on the domestic circuit. On Tuesday, he capped off that journey with a memorable maiden Test hundred

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Al-Amin left to rue bad luck

Jan 28, 2014: On a tough day for Bangladesh's quicks, Al-Amin Hossain suffered more than most

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Losing weight while watching Bangladesh

Jan 28, 2014: Day one of a Dhaka Test? Be warned

Zeeshan Mahmud

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Silva ton powers SL into lead

Jan 28, 2014: Sri Lanka strengthened their grip on the Test through steady accumulation, aided by a series of let-offs that allowed Kaushal Silva score his maiden Test century

The Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

'We could have scored 375' - Shakib

Jan 27, 2014: Bangladesh fell 140 runs short of their expected first innings score, according to Bangladesh allrounder, Shakib Al Hasan

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Trouble at the top for Bangladesh

Jan 27, 2014: Bangladesh's collapse on the first day highlighted an ingrained problem in their Test batting, where they have failed to get to 100 without the loss of four wickets in 91 instances out of 161 Test innings

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Quicks bundle Bangladesh out for 232

Jan 27, 2014: Sri Lanka's quicks Suranga Lakmal and Shaminda Eranga picked up seven wickets between them to bundle Bangladesh out for 232

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Dhaka

Bangladesh's new performers in focus against SL

Jan 26, 2014: A new-look Bangladesh side will be looking to challenge Sri Lanka, who are coming off a drawn series against Pakistan

The Preview by Mohammad Isam
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