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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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Mathews, de Silva lay anchor as Sri Lanka fights back against Bangladesh

Resolute batting at the top of the order helped put Sri Lanka in a comfortable position on the rain-interrupted third day of the second cricket Test against Bangladesh on Wednesday. Scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary Sri Lanka reached 282 for 5, lowering the first innings deficit to 83 before the bad light brought a premature end …

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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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BAN vs SL, 1st Test: Sri Lanka reaches 258-4 vs Bangladesh on Day 1

Angelo Mathews hit his 12th century as Sri Lanka made steady progress on day one of the opening test against Bangladesh, reaching 258-4 on Sunday. At stumps, Mathews was batting on 114 with Dinesh Chandimal on 34. Kusal Mendis scored 54 and accompanied Mathews in a 92-run partnership in a third-wicket stand that set the …

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