BAN Vs SL, Second Test: Sri Lanka Finish Rain-Marred Day 3 At 282/5, Trail By 83 Runs - Highlights

Get here Day 3 highlights of the second BAN vs SL Test being played at Mirpur, Dhaka. The entire second session was unplayable due to rain.


Dimuth Karunaratne in action on Day 3 in Dhaka. Get highlights of BAN vs SL, third Test.

It is Sri Lanka’s day. Despite the torrential rain that took a whole session, Sri Lanka added 139 runs with the loss of three wickets. While Dimuth Karunaratne could add just 10 to his overnight score of 70, it was the 102-run fifth-wicket stand between Dhananjaya de Silva and Angelo Mathews that helped the visitors finish in a strong position. De Silva was out for 58 but Mathews is still holding one fort with an unbeaten 58. Sri Lanka are still 83 runs behind. For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan is the most successful bowler on the day with two wickets. Ebadot Hossain took the other one. Get highlights of BAN vs SL. 



17:35 PM IST: Day 3 Stumps

That's it. The lights have gone down and no further play is possible. It's stumps on Day 3. SL 282/5 (97)

17:09 PM IST: SL Revive With 102-Run Stand 

A 102-run stand between Dhananjaya de Silva and Angelo Mathews has put Sri Lanka in a good position against Bangladesh. De Silva is out for 58 but Mathews is still batting on 55. SL 271/5 (91)   

15:46 PM IST: Play Resumed

Play has started. Dhananjaya de Silva and Angelo Mathews are batting in the middle. SL 211/4 (74)

14:40 PM IST: Good News

Atlast some good news from Dhaka. The rain has stopped and the skies are clear now. The inspection will happen soon.  


12:43 PM IST: More Delay

Things aren't looking good now. The rain has come down heavily at the moment and the clouds are very dark. 

12:17 PM IST: Rail Delay

It has started raining heavily in Dhaka. Looks like it won't be a scheduled re-start. One super-shopper is working to get the ground ready.  

11:39 AM IST: Day 3 Lunch

Lunch has been taken. SL 210/4 (70.1)

11:27 AM IST: 200 Up For Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka go past 200. Angelo Mathews and Dhananjaya de Silva are at the crease. SL 206/4 (70)

9:34 AM IST: Ebadot Strikes Early

What a start for Bangladesh on Day 3. Ebadot Hossain strikes in the second ball of the day, clean bowled nightwatchman Kasun Rajitha as the off-stump went flying. Angelo Mathews comes in the middle. SL 144/3 (46.2)

10:16 AM IST: Shakib Gets Karunaratne

Big Big wicket for Bangladesh. Shakib Al Hasan has dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne for 80. The SL captain is totally undone by the flight and dip of the ball. SL 164/4 (56)

8:40 AM IST: Lanka's Day

Day 2 on Tuesday did not go the way Bangladesh wanted. Bangladesh began the day on 277 for 5 but Kusan Rajitha broke the Mushfiqur Rahim-Litton Das partnership early. It effectively ended BAN's hope of a score in excess of 400 as Mushfiqur (175 not out).  Bangladesh, who had six batsmen dismissed for ducks, was all out soon after lunch 

8:45 AM IST: Pacers Share Spoils


Kasun Rajitha (5 for 64) and Asitha Fernando (4 for 93) were successful for Sri Lanka. Bangladesh pacer Ebadot Hossain drew first blood for the home team before Shakib Al Hasan's got the first success for a spinner in this BAN vs SL contest. It remains to be seen how the Lankan top order handles BAN's left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and offie Mosaddek Hossain.