Friday, Aug 12, 2022

BAN Vs SL, 2nd Test, Day 2: Dimuth Karunaratne's 70 Not Out Propels Sri Lanka To 143/2 At Stumps - Highlights

Bangladesh rode on Mushfiqur Rahim's 175 not out and Litton Das' 141 to post 365 all out in the first innings against Sri Lanka. Get Day 2 highlights of the second BAN vs SL Test at Mirpur, Dhaka.

Shakib Al Hasan successfully appeals for a wicket. Get highlights of  Day 2 of 2nd BAN vs SL Test.
Shakib Al Hasan successfully appeals for a wicket. Get highlights of Day 2 of 2nd BAN vs SL Test. ICC

Another great day's play with the match still poised on. Starting the day on 277 for 5, Bangladesh added 88 runs more with Mushfiqur Rahim remaining unbeaten on 175 not out. For Sri Lanka, Kasun Rajitha finished with 5/64 and Asitha Fernando with 4/93. In reply, Sri Lanka replied on a strong note with Oshada Fernando and Dimuth Karunaratne putting 95 runs for the first wicket. Fernando was dismissed for 52 while Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 70. For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan and Ebadot Hossain took a wicket each. Mushfiqur Rahim had also scored a century in the first Test at Chattogram that ended in a draw. Get highlights of BAN vs SL. 


17:00 PM IST: Stumps On Day 2

Stumps On Day 2 with more than 10 overs left. Sri Lanka finish the day at 143/2, still trailing by 222 runs. 

16:59 PM IST: Shakib Gets A Wicket

Second success for Bangladesh and Shakib Al Hasan gets a wicket. Kusal Mendis is trapped in front. SL 139/2 (43/1)  

16:35 PM IST: Karunaratne Leads SL

Sri Lanka are going strong with Dimuth Karunaratne leading the charge. Karunaratne is batting on 64 from 115 balls. SL 134/1 (41)  

15:45 PM IST: 50 For Dimuth  

Dimuth Karunaratne reaches 50. SL 116/1 (32) 

15:18 PM IST: First Success For BAN. 

Ebadot Hossain finally breaks the partnership. Oshada Fernando is caught Nazmul Hossain Shanto for 57. SL 95/1 (26)

14:53 PM IST: Tea Break 

At Tea break, Sri Lanka are riding strong at 84/0 from 22 overs. Oshada Fernando (52) and Dimuth Karunaratne (31) are batting at the crease.  

14:04 PM IST: 50 For SL 

50 runs come up for Sri Lanka. Oshada Fernando and Dimuth Karunaratne are currently batting in the middle. SL 53/0 (13)  

13:19 PM IST: BAN All Out For 365

Bangladesh have been bowled out for 365 with Mushfiqur Rahim remaining unbeaten at 175. 

12:27 PM IST: Lunch Break 

At lunch break, Bangladesh are 361/9 with Mushfiqur Rahim still going strong at 171. 

11:06 AM IST: 150 Up For Rahim 

Mushfiqur Rahim brings up his 150 with a double off Ramesh Mendis. BAN 330/7 (101)

10:46 AM IST: 300 Up For BAN

Bangladesh have crossed the 300-run mark. Mushfiqur Rahim is batting on 144. BAN 318/7 (99) 

10:09 AM IST: 5-fer For Rajitha

OUT! Sri Lanka have broken the partnership. Litton Das edges to Kusan Mendis at second slip off Kasun Rajitha after a well-made 141. Another wicket in the over and Rajitha has a five-for. Mosaddek Hossain is out for a duck. BAN 297/7 (93)

9:30 AM IST: Steady Start From BAN 

Bangladesh have made a steady start to their Day 2 proceedings. The second new ball is not very old and both Mushfiqur Rahim and Litton Das need to be alert. BAN 281/5 (87) 

9 AM IST: Horror Start

Bangladesh made a horror start after winning the toss. They lost their top five batsmen (24 for 5) inside the first hour and were looking at the prospect of crashing below their lowest-ever Test score (53 all out against South Africa at Kingsmead, Durban in April 2022) till Mushfiqur Rahim and Litton Das started the rescue act.

9:05 AM IST: Old Is Gold

During their marathon innings, Litton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim also broke the record for the highest sixth-wicket partnership in Test cricket. Incidentally, Mushfiqur was involved in the previous record partnership (191) with Mohammad Ashraful, which also came against Sri Lanka in 2007.
No spin

Pacers Kasun Rajitha (3/43) and Asitha Fernando (2/80) used the new ball to good effect but Lanka's spinners were largely ineffective on Monday. The visitors are playing three specialist spinners and left-arm orthodox Praveen Jayawickrama had the longest spell of 29 overs but made little impression.



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