Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 3

Day 2

311dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Roshen Silva's fifty puts SL in firm control

Debutant Akila Dananjaya ransacked Bangladesh's lower-middle order in the morning, and Roshen Silva compiled a second high-quality fifty in the match, as Sri Lanka claimed a 312-run lead and took iron-grip of the Test

Day 1

312dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka on top after 14-wicket first day

On a treacherous day-one Mirpur surface, Sri Lanka hit back with four wickets to soar ahead in the Test match after being wiped out for 222 by the spin duo of Abdur Razzak and Taijul Islam

311dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Razzak overcomes early 'nerves' for memorable return

Once he overcame the early nervousness, Abdur Razzak got into the sort of groove he has become accustomed to in the domestic circuit off late and finished with 4 for 63 on his Test comeback

311dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh pay for overly watchful approach

It was down to what mindset the two batting line-ups came out with on a treacherous Mirpur pitch and the difference in the two approaches was evident


308dMohammad Isam

Faltering Bangladesh need a rethink

The home-series defeat to Sri Lanka should prompt Bangladesh to reflect on their selections, batting strategy, choice of pitches and their inability to find a permanent head coach

305dMohammad Isam

Mirpur pitch gets 'below average' rating

The venue has earned a demerit point, with match referee David Boon ruling that uneven bounce and inconsistent turn, 'which was even excessive at times', skewed the second Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka heavily in favour of the bowlers

Bangladesh 4th innings Partnerships

1st3Tamim IqbalImrul Kayes
2nd46Imrul KayesMominul Haque
3rd15Mushfiqur RahimMominul Haque
4th14Mushfiqur RahimLiton Das
5th22MahmudullahMushfiqur Rahim
6th2Mushfiqur RahimSabbir Rahman
7th0Sabbir RahmanMehidy Hasan Miraz
8th2Abdur RazzakMehidy Hasan Miraz
9th9Taijul IslamMehidy Hasan Miraz
10th10Mustafizur RahmanTaijul Islam