Lankan batsmen continue domination on day-4

Kalerkantho Online   

3 February, 2018 12:00 PM

Lankan batsmen continue domination on day-4

Dinesh Chandimal tucks the ball past short leg. Photo: AP

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Sri Lankan batsmen continue to dominate Tigers as they have already reached over 600 runs with the loss of just 4 wickets on day-4 of the first Test of the two-match series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

The visitors completely dominated the first session and went to lunch with 612 for 4 when Chandimal’s men have already taken a 99-run lead against Bangladesh.

Bangladesh bowlers are having another tough day as the overnight batsman Roshen Silva completed hundred.

Chandimal is just 13 runs far from century stayed on the crease along with Noroshan Dickwella who was on 29. Roshen Silva was sent back to the pavilion by Mehidy Hasan Miraz.

Mehidy Hasan Miraz picked two while bowling sesnation Mustafizur Rahman and Taijul Islam shared one wicket each.

Brief score:

Bangladesh 1st innings - 513 for all, Mominul 176, Mushfiqur 92, Mahmudullah 83 n.o, Sunzamul 24, Mehidy 20, Lakmal 3/68, Herath 3/150 and Sandakan 2/92.

Sri Lankan 1st innings - 612 for 4, Mendis 196, Dhananjaya 173, Roshen 109 b, Chandimal 87 batting, Miraz 2/137, Mustafizur 1/113, Taijul 1/181.