Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Hosts proceed to pile on runs, end Day 2 on 496/6
Pallekele: Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed took three wickets for 119 on day two of the second Take a look at towards Sri Lanka Friday because the hosts piled up 469 runs for six at stumps.
The 26-year-old had a formidable morning spell the place his 4 overs price simply seven runs and produced two wickets.
He eliminated centurion Lahiru Thirimanne for 140 runs and Angelo Mathews (5) in fast succession.
After lunch, Taskin bowled Pathum Nissanka with a supply that stored low and within the very subsequent over, left-arm spinner Taijul Islam dismissed Oshada Fernando who was on 81.
From 382 for six, Ramesh Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella added 87 runs for the seventh wicket.
Taskin was denied a fourth wicket when Najmul Shanto put down Ramesh Mendis at second slip.
Enjoying simply his seventh Take a look at, Taskin generated good tempo and troubled the right-handed batsmen by swinging the ball away from them.
After conceding 291 runs for a solitary wicket on day one, Sri Lanka discovered it harder on Friday, scoring solely 43 runs in 26 overs within the morning session whereas dropping three wickets.
Dickwella performed a key position within the remaining stand, mentioning his half-century in simply 48 balls. He was on 64 at stumps whereas Mendis was 22 not out.
Play was suspended for twenty-four minutes after tea attributable to dangerous mild and though the gamers have been again on the sphere, solely 6.5 overs have been potential earlier than the day ended. Twenty 5 overs have been misplaced in all.
The primary Take a look at led to a tame draw with ICC Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle giving the pitch a under common score and a demerit level.
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