RESULT
1st Test, Chattogram, January 31 - February 04, 2018, Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh
513 & 307/5d
713/9d

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
176 & 105
mominul-haque
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Scorecard summary
Bangladesh 513/10(129.5 overs)
1st INNINGS
Suranga Lakmal3/68 (23.5)
Rangana Herath3/150 (37)
Sri Lanka 713/9(199.3 overs)
1st INNINGS
Taijul Islam4/219 (67.3)
Bangladesh 307/5(100 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Mominul Haque 105 (174)
Litton Das 94 (182)
Rangana Herath2/80 (28)
Dilruwan Perera1/74 (26)
end of over 100Maiden
BAN: 307/5CRR: 3.07 
Mosaddek Hossain8 (53)
Mahmudullah28 (65)
Lakshan Sandakan 18-2-64-1
Kusal Mendis 1-0-2-0

3.20pm That is that The two captains shake hands and call it a draw in Chittagong. Bangladesh wobbled when they lost both their set batsmen - Mominul Haque and Liton Das - quickly in the afternoon session. But their stand-in captain Mahmudullah and Mosaddek Hossain soaked up 106 balls to put the match beyond Sri Lanka's reach. The star of the day and the entire game was Mominul Haque, who become the first Bangladesh player to hit centuries in each innings of a Test. Liton was in sight of a century of his own before he lost his head and miscued a catch to mid-off running back. All told, 1533 runs were scored for 24 wickets in five days. That's a wrap. Thanks for your company and comments. Do come back for the second Test, which starts on February 8 in Dhaka. Until then, goodbye and cheers

Mominul (who else?) is the Player of the Match.

"I was looking for the hundred," Liton Das says. "It was a mistake on my part. When me and Mominul batted we planned over by over. There are some rough patches, but we managed to cover it."

MahneelMusa: "Don't forget Mahmudullah's contribution in the first innings and then this gritty innings where he faced 11 overs in tough condition under immense pressure. Safe to say he has brilliantly led the team from the front!"

Praneeth: "Just 24 wickets in 5 days. That's less than 5 wickets per day. Isn't this a "Poor" pitch?"

Joshua : "I thought SL should have batted fast and declared earlier.Because that would have give bowlers a fair time to bowl out BD"

Masum Billag: "Its a great comeback from Team Bangladesh. Great innings from MOMINUL and LITON. Specially its a marvellous knock by MOMINUL. "

99.6
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

very full on off stump, he hangs back and squeezes the ball back to Sandakan

99.5
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

wild full ball breaking down leg, left alone

99.4
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

full and turns back in at off stump, dead-batted by Mosaddek

99.3
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

tossed very full on middle, dropped to the leg side from the crease

99.2
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

full on middle, hangs back and pushes the ball to midwicket

99.1
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

Googly. full, drifts in towards off, then viciously turns past the bat as Mosaddek plays all around it

end of over 992 runs
BAN: 307/5CRR: 3.10 
Mahmudullah28 (65)
Mosaddek Hossain8 (47)
Kusal Mendis 1-0-2-0
Lakshan Sandakan 17-1-64-1
98.6
Mendis to Mahmudullah, no run

tossed on off, run away to point with soft hands

98.5
Mendis to Mahmudullah, no run

full-toss on middle, simply bunted back to Kusal Mendis

98.4
Mendis to Mahmudullah, no run

dragged down outside off, forced off the back foot to cover

98.3
1
Mendis to Mosaddek, 1 run

follows it with a half-tracker outside off, swatted away to wide long-on off the back foot

98.2
Mendis to Mosaddek, no run

grips, turns past the outside edge after drawing the batsman forward. Good ball from Mendis

98.1
1
Mendis to Mahmudullah, 1 run

short legbreak on off, punched on the up to sweeper cover

Kusal Mendis has the ball. He has one Test wicket

end of over 981 run
BAN: 305/5CRR: 3.11 
Mosaddek Hossain7 (45)
Mahmudullah27 (61)
Lakshan Sandakan 17-1-64-1
Dilruwan Perera 26-5-74-1
97.6
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

dangled up outside off, draws the batsman forward and runs past the outside edge. Mosaddek drags his back leg in time even as the keeper flips the bails off swiftly

97.5
Sandakan to Mosaddek, no run

skids into leg stump, defended to short leg

97.4
1
Sandakan to Mahmudullah, 1 run

shortish and outside off, steered to deep point

97.3
Sandakan to Mahmudullah, no run

tossed up on off, pushed back to the bowler

97.2
Sandakan to Mahmudullah, no run

full and breaking down the leg side, left alone

97.1
Sandakan to Mahmudullah, no run

full and wide outside off, breaks away further, Mahmudullah aims a big drive at the googly and only collects fresh air

end of over 97Maiden
BAN: 304/5CRR: 3.13 
Mosaddek Hossain7 (43)
Mahmudullah26 (57)
Dilruwan Perera 26-5-74-1
Lakshan Sandakan 16-1-63-1
96.6
Perera to Mosaddek, no run

full on off, dead-batted by Mosaddek

96.5
Perera to Mosaddek, no run

full on off, Mosaddek gets his front leg out of the way and defends watchfully

Best performances - batters
BKG Mendis
BKG Mendis SL
196 runs (327)
22 fours2 sixes
Control
90%
Productive shot
flick
49 runs
4 fours0 six
208181030242165
Mominul Haque
Mominul Haque BAN
176 runs (214)
16 fours1 six
Control
90%
Productive shot
cover drive
51 runs
6 fours1 six
1210181724261257
Best performances - bowlers
Taijul Islam
Taijul Islam BAN
O
67.3
M
13
R
219
W
4
ECO
3.24
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
RAS Lakmal
RAS Lakmal SL
O
23.5
M
4
R
68
W
3
ECO
2.85
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
TossBangladesh, elected to bat first
Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Bangladesh
Mominul Haque
Series result2-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 2295
Hours of play (local time)9:30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.00
Match days31 January, 1,2,3,4 February 2018 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Sunzamul Islam
Sunzamul Islam
Umpires
South Africa
Marais Erasmus
Australia
Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
West Indies
Joel Wilson
Reserve Umpire
Bangladesh
Sharfuddoula
Match Referee
Australia
David Boon
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