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Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2012-13

Jahurul looks to keep boosting self-belief

Mar 20, 2013: Jahurul Islam might have come in for some criticism for throwing his wicket away at the wrong moment in the Colombo Test, but that has not left him unnecessarily unsettled

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Optimism for Mathews as SL are reborn

Mar 19, 2013: This was the series where Sri Lanka finally shook off the Muralitharan-era and, with a young captain showing signs of potential, took a stride into the future

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the Presmadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Bangladesh fall to old weakness again

Mar 19, 2013: The general approach against left-arm spin in Bangladesh is to play safe. Against Rangana Herath, they neither took the safety-first approach nor were successful in hitting him out of the attack

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Mushfiqur questions Mominul decision

Mar 19, 2013: Mushfiqur Rahim has questioned Mominul Haque's dismissal on the fourth morning of the Colombo Test

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Jayawardene missed despite series win

Mar 19, 2013: Plays of the Day from the fourth day of he second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Birthday boy Herath stars in Sri Lankan win

Mar 19, 2013: Rangana Herath marked his birthday with a seven-wicket haul that set Sri Lanka up for victory in the Colombo Test

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Sangakkara expects tough finish

Mar 18, 2013: Sri Lanka want to wrap up Bangladesh early so they can avoid batting on an already deteriorating pitch in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

What will Sri Lanka do without Herath?

Mar 18, 2013: After Murali's retirement, the responsibility to win Tests has again fallen on the shoulders of a lone spinner

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Bangladesh learning batting nuances from Sangakkara

Mar 18, 2013: Though there was much to appreciate about the performance of the Bangladesh openers, Tamim Iqbal spoke about how different, and effective, Kumar Sangakkara's approach was during his century

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

We want to set a target of at least 250 - Tamim

Mar 18, 2013: Tamim Iqbal, the top-scorer of Bangladesh's second innings so far, said the team needed to stage a strong recovery on the fourth day and was aiming at setting a target of at least 250

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Ashraful's nimble catching act

Mar 18, 2013: Plays of the day from third day's play of the Colombo Test

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Mohammad Isam at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day

Herath strikes give Sri Lanka the edge

Mar 18, 2013: A Rangana Herath double-strike in the final session turned the game Sri Lanka's way in Colombo

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Chandimal eyeing lead of 120

Mar 17, 2013: Dinesh Chandimal believes a lead of 120 to 150 should be enough to put pressure on Bangladesh in their second innings

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Struggling Mathews coming under pressure

Mar 17, 2013: Angelo Mathews has an unconvincing Test record so far and the success of Dinesh Chandimal and other younger players is threatening to usurp him

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Bangladesh pacers shine on barren day

Mar 17, 2013: The first and third sessions of the day, which brought Bangladesh five wickets with two new balls, brought the spotlight on to the pace bowlers, of whom very little was expected even from the chief selector a month ago

Mohammad Isam in Colombo

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Karunaratne pays for his impatience

Mar 17, 2013: Plays of the day from the second day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

Andrew Fernando and Mohammad Isam at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day

Sangakkara and Chandimal put Sri Lanka ahead

Mar 17, 2013: Bangladesh's bowlers put in a spirited display on the second morning but Sangakkara and Chandimal put on a century stand to bail out Sri Lanka

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day

Meticulous Herath crafts another success story

Mar 16, 2013: For Rangana Herath, wicket-taking is about plotting for every batsman and laying a trap with every ball, as was demonstrated on day one in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day

Bangladesh batsmen fail to adjust to conditions

Mar 16, 2013: Bangladesh's poor batting on the first day of the second Test can be put down to a failure to adjust to conditions and an inclination to play their shots

Mohammad Isam at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day

Poor outfield cost us - Mominul

Mar 16, 2013: Bangladesh believed they fell 60 runs short due to the slow outfield at the Premadasa

Mohammad Isam at the Premadasa
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