Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Sun, 28 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 301/8 (TCB Fernando 2*, WRS de Silva 1*, 90 ov)
  • Mon, 29 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 25/0 (MG Vandort 18*, J Mubarak 2*, 7 ov)
  • Tue, 30 Jul - day 3 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 103/4 (Mohammad Ashraful 31*, Alok Kapali 3*, 31 ov)
  • Wed, 31 Jul - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 184 (60.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Vandort states case for Test inclusion

    Opener Michael Vandort made a strong case for inclusion in Sri Lanka's squad for their two-Test tour of South Africa this November, as he scored a maiden Test century at the Sinhalese Sports Club on the third day of this one-sided series

  • Sri Lanka secure tenth consecutive win on home soil

    Sri Lanka completed formalities shortly before the scheduled luncheon interval on the fourth day, bowling out Bangladesh for 184 to secure their tenth consecutive victory on home soil; and their first win without the services of Muttiah Muralitharan

  • Sri Lanka's bowlers grab the initiative with bat and ball

    Sri Lanka's bowlers, no doubt wary of another ear bashing from Sanath Jayasuriya, who has become increasingly agitated by their ill-discipline in recent weeks, reasserted the home team's dominance in this ACL Cables Test series on Monday

  • Sri Lanka ponder selectors' wisdom as batting fails

    Sri Lanka's controversial decision to field an under-strength side in this ACL Cables Second Test against Bangladesh proved costly as the tourists produced their most disciplined performance of the series, restricting the hosts to 301 for eight at