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Fernando: Losing Herath and Eranga was a big blow

Sri Lanka lacked wicket-taking bowlers on the final day and couldn't press for a win against some resilient Bangladesh batting. Angelo Matthews, meanwhile, tried to do an Arjuna Ranatunga in his press conference

February 8, 2014

Posted by NALINWIJ on (February 9, 2014, 12:33 GMT)

I felt a declaration at drinks on 4th day with 424 to get was the final opportunity to throw a carrot at the opposition and possibly getting 2 wickets before the close of play. After that Mathew cannot criticise Bangaladesh for not chasing. I feel Mendis is a better bowler when the opposition is attacking than defending ,hence his value in ODI and T20. Overall the pitch was a featherbed tailored for Bangaladesh to achieve a proud draw.

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