Watch SL v BD highlights today – first test day two from Galle International Stadium (Sri Lanka) Wednesday 8th March 2017. After winning the toss Sri Lankan captain HMRKB Herath* decided to bat first and Sri Lanka scored 321 runs on the first day in 88 overs with four wickets down. The opener of the SL team FDM Karunaratne faced 76 balls and scored 30 runs with two 4s and out.
WU Tharanga scored only four runs off 14 balls and out, BKG Mendis showed his class of batting and blast his innings with scoring 166 runs off 242 balls and still not out, LD Chandimal scored 5 runs and out. DAS Gunaratne gave a big contribution of 85 runs at the time when Srilankan wickets were struggling, N Dickwella† scored 14 runs not out. Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, and Mehedi Hasan Miraz all of these Bangladeshi bowlers took one wicket each of them.
Sri Lanka 494
Bangladesh 133/2 46 overs
Bangladesh trail by 361 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
Match Timings: 10:00 local time (04:30 GMT)
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Sri Lanka team
FDM Karunaratne, WU Tharanga, BKG Mendis, LD Chandimal, N Dickwella†, DAS Gunaratne, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath*, RAS Lakmal, CBRLS Kumara, PADLR Sandakan.
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim*, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das†, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Subashis Roy.
Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test Highlights
Test no. 2252 | 2016/17 season
Played at Galle International Stadium
07,08,09,10,11 March 2017 (5-day match)
Umpires – Aleem Dar and M Erasmus
TV umpire – S Ravi
Match referee – AJ Pycroft
Reserve umpire – RR Wimalasiri