Close of Play

  • Thu, 06 Sep - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 246/1 (MS Atapattu 99*, KC Sangakkara 49*, 51 ov)
  • Fri, 07 Sep - day 2 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 100/4 (Aminul Islam 19*, Mohammad Ashraful 4*, 37 ov)
  • Sat, 08 Sep - day 3 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 328 (101.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Atapattu: A missed opportunity for a triple hundred

    Sri Lanka's Marvan Atapattu may have started his international career in disastrous fashion, recording five ducks in his first six Test innings, but he is now riding high and is widely acknowledged to be Sri Lanka's most technically accomplished

  • Muralitharan reaches 350 Test wicket mark in record time

    Man-of-the-match Muttiah Muralitharan, playing in his 66th Test, who donated his winning cheque to Ashraful after the youngster's astonishing 114, became the fastest bowler to reach 350 Test wickets when he caught and bowled last man Mohammad Sharif

  • Dream comes true for Bangladeshi teenager

    For most teenagers a Test century on debut remains a distant dream, but for Mohammad Ashraful it was a dream come true

  • Teenage prodigy steals limelight as Sri Lanka crush Bangladesh

    Bangladesh may have lost by an innings for the second time in a fortnight, but they left Sri Lanka on a high after a scintillating hundred from a teenage prodigy, who booked himself a place in the record books as the youngest ever player to score a

  • Sri Lanka hand out old school thrashing

    There are old school adherents who believe that education is best achieved with sharp cane and plenty of punishment, but one fears that the severe beating being handed out to Bangladesh in this Asian Test Championship match could seriously undermine