Close of Play

  • Sun, 03 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team 1st innings 398/9 (KDK Vithanage 157*, 89.5 ov)
  • Mon, 04 Mar - day 2 - Bangladesh 1st innings 8/0 (Jahurul Islam 7*, Anamul Haque 1*, 2.4 ov)
  • Tue, 05 Mar - day 3 - Bangladesh 1st innings 479 (97.3 ov) - end of match
  • Ashraful targets second coming

    Mohammad Ashraful will see a doctor in Galle for an eye allergy that has recurred several times in the last eight years

  • Matara cricket in good hands

    Matara is no different from the usual coastal towns in Sri Lanka, be it the sun, the curved coconut trees, the humid air or the recovery from the 2004 tsunami destruction

  • Mominul, Ashraful push cases for selection

    Mohammad Ashraful and Mominul Haque firmed up their chances of playing the first Test with significant innings on the last day of the tour game in Matara

  • Gazi plays lone hand on a tough day

    Sohag Gazi, the Bangladesh offspinner, looks like he will have to lead the bowling attack in the Tests after he bowled 30 overs and picked up five wickets in the Matara heat

  • Vithanage stars as Bangladesh concede 398

    Kithuruwan Vithanage was the entertainer of the day, as the Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team gave Bangladesh a Sri Lankan workout on the opening day of their tourgame

Bangladeshis 2nd innings Partnerships

1st22Jahurul IslamAnamul Haque
2nd23Mohammad AshrafulJahurul Islam
3rd178Mohammad AshrafulMominul Haque
4th45MahmudullahMominul Haque
5th63MahmudullahMushfiqur Rahim
6th25Mushfiqur RahimNasir Hossain
7th112Mushfiqur RahimSohag Gazi
8th0Abul HasanSohag Gazi
9th4Rubel HossainSohag Gazi
10th7Elias SunnySohag Gazi