Watch SL v BD highlights today – second test day two from P Sara Oval, Colombo (Sri Lanka) Thursday 16th March 2017. After winning the toss HMRKB Herath captain of the Sri Lankan team chose to bat first because the pitch was looking good for batting but Bangladeshi bowlers did a magnificent job at day one. Sri Lanka scored 238 runs in 83.1 overs with seven wickets down. Mustafizur Rahman and Mehedi Hasan Miraz took two wickets each of them and the rest of the bowlers took one wicket each of them without Mosaddek Hossain because he had not taken any wicket.
FDM Karunaratne opener of the team faced 32 deliveries and scored seven runs which mean he had not done a good job and out. WU Tharanga scored 11 runs off 40 balls and out. BKG Mendis scored five runs, LD Chandimal 86 not out, DAS Gunaratne 13, DM de Silva 34, N Dickwella† also 34, MDK Perera 9 and his wicket was the last wicket of the yesterday’s play which had been dismissed. HMRKB Herath* scored 18 runs off 63 balls not out.
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 338
Bangladesh 214/5 60 overs
Bangladesh trail by 124 runs with 5 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
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