The left-arm orthodox spinner Praveen Jayawickrama triggered a sensational collapse as Bangladesh was bowled out for 251 after being 214 for three at one stage.
Sri Lanka had posted a huge 648-8 declared in their first innings in reply to Bangladesh's 541-7. It was Sri Lanka's seventh highest total in a Test.
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Together with rookie Ramesh Mendis, Dickwella added 87 runs so far for the seventh wicket as Sri Lanka edged closer to the 500 mark.
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Alongwith Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett has aso withdrawn from the Lanka Premier League which is facing issues with reagrds to player payments and contracts.
According to ICC, 'the venue has received one demerit point under the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process.'
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