Watch SL v BD highlights today – second test day one from P Sara Oval, Colombo (Sri Lanka) Wednesday 15th March 2017. Bangladesh’s second innings performance was not appreciable because the pitch was still good even day five for batting but their wickets dismissed very quickly. Sri Lanka won the toss in that match and chose to bat first and scored 494 runs all out. BKG Mendis 94, DAS Gunaratne 85 N Dickwella† 75 and MDK Perera 51. Mehedi Hasan Miraz took four wickets.
From Bangladesh 1st innings Tamim Iqbal scored 57, Soumya Sarkar 71, Mushfiqur Rahim* 85 and Mehedi Hasan Miraz 41 total 312. Sri Lanka scored 274 runs in their second innings with six down and declared the innings then Bangladesh scored 197 runs all out in their second innings and Sri Lanka won by 259 runs.
P Sara Oval, Colombo ground highest total is 541/9d scored by Sri Lanka against Bangladesh in 2002. HMRKB Herath is the second most wicket-taker of the ground after M Muralitharan with 34 wickets in 13 innings. Top nine most wicket-taker of this ground all are from home side which means Sri Lankan bowling is so strong here and also in batting line again top nine most runs scorer are from Sri Lanka too.
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Sri Lanka team
FDM Karunaratne, WU Tharanga, BKG Mendis, LD Chandimal, DAS Gunaratne, DM de Silva, N Dickwella†, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath*, RAS Lakmal, PADLR Sandakan.
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim*†, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Subashis Roy, Mustafizur Rahman.
Sri Lanka 238/7 83.1 overs
Match Timings: 10:00 local time (04:30 GMT)
Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Highlights
Test no. 2254 | 2016/17 season
Played at P Sara Oval, Colombo
15,16,17,18,19 March 2017 (5-day match)
Umpires – Aleem Dar and S Ravi
TV umpire – M Erasmus
Match referee – AJ Pycroft
Reserve umpire – RSA Palliyaguruge