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Day 4

716dThe Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

SL inflict crushing innings and 248-run defeat

Sri Lanka recorded their second biggest ever Test win by an innings, wrapping up the first Test an hour after lunch on the fourth day with Bangladesh still 248 runs short of making the visitors bat again

716dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Batting collapses 'alarming', says Mushfiqur

Mushfiqur Rahim accepted responsibility for his role in Bangladesh's innings-and-248-run defeat to Sri Lanka, saying the missed chances and bad batting were the major reasons for the loss

Day 3

716dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Sri Lanka commit to the grind

A maiden ton to Kithuruwan Vithanage at almost a-run-a-ball was the most telling personal contribution, as he joined the wave of young players suggesting Sri Lanka's future is more secure than previously imagined

716dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Sri Lanka thrive as a collective

Many past Sri Lankan victories have been because of one or two great cricketers shining, but this had strong performances from virtually everyone in the side

Day 2

716dThe Report by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Silva ton powers SL into lead

Sri Lanka strengthened their grip on the Test through steady accumulation, aided by a series of let-offs that allowed Kaushal Silva score his maiden Test century

716dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Maiden ton caps off Silva's arduous comeback

After being left out of the Test side in 2011, Kaushal Silva forged a comeback into the Sri Lanka by dint of his runs on the domestic circuit. On Tuesday, he capped off that journey with a memorable maiden Test hundred

Day 1

716dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Mirpur

Quicks bundle Bangladesh out for 232

Sri Lanka's quicks Suranga Lakmal and Shaminda Eranga picked up seven wickets between them to bundle Bangladesh out for 232

716dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

'We could have scored 375' - Shakib

Bangladesh fell 140 runs short of their expected first innings score, according to Bangladesh allrounder, Shakib Al Hasan

716dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Trouble at the top for Bangladesh

Bangladesh's collapse on the first day highlighted an ingrained problem in their Test batting, where they have failed to get to 100 without the loss of four wickets in 91 instances out of 161 Test innings


Bangladesh 3rd innings Partnerships

1st15Shamsur RahmanTamim Iqbal
2nd20Shamsur RahmanMarshall Ayub
3rd15Marshall AyubMominul Haque
4th52Shakib Al HasanMominul Haque
5th31Mushfiqur RahimMominul Haque
6th17Mushfiqur RahimNasir Hossain
7th33Nasir HossainSohag Gazi
8th14Robiul IslamNasir Hossain
9th0Nasir HossainRubel Hossain
10th53Rubel HossainAl-Amin Hossain