Bangladesh’s historic win in 100th test over Sri lanka
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test,Colombo
Series: Bangladesh tour of Sri lanka 2017
Bangladesh won by 4 Wickets and share the series 1-1
SL 338, 319
BAN 467, 191/6 (57.5 Ovs)
MoM: Shakib Al Hasan
A win on overseas soil against a strong home side become Bangladesh’s dream for a long time. Bangladesh executed it of their a 100th Test by beating Sri Lanka by 4 wickets – their first Test win against the hosts – in a overall performance that saw them dominate massive periods of the sport.
They had masses of nervy moments though, specially after Shakib Al Hasan become disregarded with 29 still required inside the 191-run chase. Soon after, umpire S Ravi adjudged Mushfiqur Rahim lbw, which become overturned on overview. In the next over, Herath could not preserve directly to a go back catch provided by means of a powerful Mosaddek Hossain drive.
Mosaddek went after Herath again, skewing a power over cowl for four. Two extra fours added the target down to six runs. Mosaddek turned into then caught behind runs to get. Mehedi Hasan hit the prevailing runs, sparking wild celebrations within the Bangladesh camp.
Bangladesh, coming into this series at the again of a timid overall performance in Galle, the messy axing of Mahmudullah and the late injury to Liton Das, found the focal point they had to level the series.
Set 191 to win within the fourth innings, a commonly hard terrain for Bangladesh, Tamim become to start with focused on holding his wicket in the face of sharp attack from Herath and Dilruwan. His first boundary got here off the forty second ball. Along with Sabbir, they found several boundaries that carried Bangladesh from a vulnerable function to at least one they could dominate from.
Inside-out hits, crunching drives and reverse sweeps got Tamim and Sabbir going as they didn’t allow the Sri Lankan bowlers to discover their groove after lunch. Tamim reached his 50 off 87 balls, after which released Herath thru greater cowl for four and a six over long-on that landed on the second floor.
But on 82, he skied Dilruwan Perera towards Dinesh Chandimal at mid-on, who ran to complete a sharp catch at mid-on. He had struck seven fours and the six in his a hundred twenty five-ball knock. Sabbir fell on 41 after Sri Lanka had asked for the DRS, replays suggesting that Dilruwan’s shipping from around the wicket might have hit his leg stump.
Herath had earlier dismissed Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes off consecutive deliveries inside the 9th over. Soumya holed out to an needless shot which became caught at long-off, before Imrul edged to slide subsequent ball. The home side was on pinnacle at that factor, having prolonged their overnight score of 268 for 8, to be bowled for 319 after the 1st hour. Dilruwan and Suranga Lakmal scored 80 runs for the ninth wicket. Both fell within five balls of each other; Lakmal made 42 off 48 balls whilst Dilruwan’s vigil of 174 balls produced 50 runs.