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Mathews, Chandimal, bowlers get Sri Lanka closer to series win against Bangladesh

Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal hit centuries as Sri Lanka raised hope of winning the second Test after reducing Bangladesh to 34 for 4 on day four on Thursday. Scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary The host still needs 107 runs with six wickets remaining on the last day to force Sri Lanka to bat a second …

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Bangladesh must defy injuries to win decisive Sri Lanka Test

Host Bangladesh hopes that team spirit will propel it to victory in the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka from Monday with its four frontline bowlers all out injured. Bowlers from both teams struggled to make an impact on all five days of the drawn first Test in Chittagong. But the wicket at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla …

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Mushfiqur hits ton as Bangladesh edges ahead against Sri Lanka

Mushfiqur Rahim hit a century on Wednesday while becoming the first Bangladesh batter to reach 5,000 Test runs, and his team then reduced Sri Lanka to 39 for 2 in its second innings on Day 4 of the series-opening Test. Scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary Mushfiqur’s eighth century, and first since 2020, helped Bangladesh take a …

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Shakib return boosts Bangladesh for Sri Lanka Tests

Bangladesh has been boosted by the return of star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka starting on Sunday. Describing Shakib as a two-in-one player, captain Mominul Haque said on Saturday his presence gives Bangladesh the necessary balance it needs to overcome Sri Lanka’s challenge. Shakib missed the last two Test …

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