Najmul Shanto and skipper Mominul Haque put on a record stand of 242 as Bangladesh reached an imposing 474-4 on day two of the opening Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Shanto took his maiden Test century to 163 while Mominul weighed in with 127
Pacer Asitha Fernando (6/51) down an incisive and decisive spell after lunch on the final day of the second Test to break a crucial partnership and trigger a collapse as Sri Lanka thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win the two-match series 1-0.
As an old adage goes, the luck favours the brave so was it evident, when Kusal Mendis rode his luck to steer Sri Lanka to an improbable victory against a butter-fingered Bangladesh in a topsy-turvy Asia Cup match in Dubai on Thursday.
Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal hit centuries as Sri Lanka raised hope of winning the second Test after reducing Bangladesh to 34-4 on day four in Dhaka on Thursday.
"Consider me retired in T20 Internationals from today. Thank you all," Tamim wrote in a Facebook post from Guyana. The prolific run-getter was adjudged 'Player of the series' for the sixth time in his ODI career.
Openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne posted hundreds and a double century stand as Sri Lanka reached 291-1 against Bangladesh on an ominous first day of the second test on Thursday. Captain Karunaratne scored 118 for his 12th Test century,
Resuming from an overnight score of 469 for six, the hosts faced 3.3 overs and added 24 runs. Sri Lanka ended the innings when Ramesh Mendis was caught at square leg by Mushfiqur Rahim off Taskin Ahmed. Mendis made 33.
Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur said on Thursday that stars Angelo Mathews and Dimuth Karunaratne could make a return to the squad, despite their axing as players wrangle with the national board over wages. Sri Lanka left Mathews, Karunaratne, Dinesh
Skipper Kusal Perera hit 120 and Dushmantha Chameera took five wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 97 runs for a consolation win in the third one-day international on Friday. Perera’s sixth ODI century and an unbeaten 55 by Dhananjaya de Silva
Mushfiqur Rahim hit a gritty 125 to set up Bangladesh’s maiden series victory over Sri Lanka across all formats with an emphatic 103-run win in the rain-hit second one-day international on Tuesday. The wicketkeeper-batsman lifted Bangladesh from a precarious