2nd Test: Bangladesh top order stumbles after Mathews, Chandimal hit tons | Cricket News – Times of India


DHAKA: Sri Lankan seamers reduce by means of the Bangladesh prime order within the second innings after centuries from Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal gave the guests a commanding lead within the second Take a look at in Dhaka on Thursday.
Bangladesh had been a harmful 34-4 at stumps on the fourth day and nonetheless want one other 107 runs to beat back an innings defeat.
The guests had been all out for 506 runs within the day’s closing session, with Shakib Al Hasan claiming his nineteenth Take a look at five-for and pacer Ebadot Hossain ending 4-148.
The hosts fell into bother within the sixth over as Asitha Fernando delivered opener Tamim Iqbal his second duck of the Take a look at, returning after a catch in second slip from Kusal Mendis.
Najmul Hossain (two), Mominul Haque (0) and Mahmudul Hasan (15) adopted him in fast succession as Fernando and Kasun Rajitha ripped by means of the highest order to complete with 2-12 and 1-12 respectively.
Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das, who shared 272 within the first innings and slammed a century every, completed the day on 14 and one.
It adopted a day of struggles with the ball, with Bangladesh unable to make any breakthrough till after tea.
Mathews completed Sri Lanka’s spell on the crease unbeaten on 145 whereas Chandimal made 124 within the pair’s 199-run partnership for the sixth wicket.
The pair dominated the Bangladesh bowlers earlier than Ebadot took Chandimal, with the ultimate 5 wickets falling in 41 runs.
Mathews, who confronted 342 balls and struck 12 fours and two sixes in his second century of the sequence, was given out caught-behind off Khaled Ahmed on 94 however survived on overview.
He was given leg-before once more off Mosaddek Hossain at 105 however the resolution was reversed.
Chandimal loved an analogous fortunate spell within the morning session after a caught-behind name on the fourth ball of Mominul’s first over was overturned.
Two balls later the right-hander narrowly survived a stumping likelihood on 44.
He later hit Ebadot for 2 successive fours earlier than reaching his century with a single in the identical over.
Chandimal hit 11 fours and a six in his innings 219-ball innings.


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