December 26-30, 2008

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Mirpur

Sri Lanka 293 (Samaraweera 90, Vandort 44, Shakib 5-70) and 405 for 6 dec (Mahela Jayawardene 166, Sangakkara 67) beat Bangladesh 178 (Kayes 33, Muralitharan 6-49) and 413 (Ashraful 101, Shakib 96, Muralitharan 4-141) by 107 runs

5th day
Bulletin - Brave Bangladesh fall 107 short
Quotes - Jayawardene praises Bangladesh fight
Gallery - Sri Lanka survive Bangladesh scare

4th day
Bulletin - Ashraful takes contest into fifth day
Quotes - 'We need only two wickets' - Dilshan Gallery - Ashraful and Shakib ensure fifth-day finish

3rd day
Bulletin - Jayawardene puts Sri Lanka in dominant position
Gallery - SL middle order pile on misery for Bangladesh

2nd day
Bulletin - Muralitharan hastens Bangladesh collapse
Gallery - Bangladesh collapse to Muralitharan

1st day
Bulletin - Shakib strikes leave SL in trouble
Gallery - Shakib triple-strike puts Bangladesh on top

Preview package
Preview - Murali gives Sri Lanka the edge in spin battle
Quotes - Ashraful backs batsmen to come good against Murali
Quotes - 'We will go out there with an open mind' - Jayawardene