Sri Lanka team
Sri Lanka group (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The second Take a look at match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka hosted by the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium in Mirpur led to favor of the guests as Sri Lanka confirmed nice grit and dedication in profitable the collection after the primary Take a look at match led to a stalemate. Sensible batting efforts from Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal helped the hosts to place up an enormous complete, however the guests left no web page unturned to do their bit.

The second and remaining Take a look at of the collection began with Bangladesh placing up 365 runs within the first innings. After a serious collapse initially of the innings, Litton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim stitched up a document sixth-wicket stand to take their group to the large complete with the latter remaining unbeaten all through.

However Sri Lanka replied in type because the openers put up a 95-run partnership, which was adopted by centuries from the Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal. The batting line-up displayed sheer composure as Sri Lanka ended up scoring a whopping 506 runs.

The guests’ bowling division did the work in Bangladesh’s second innings because the hosts had been dismissed cheaply for 169 runs. Asitha Fernando completed together with his greatest bowling figures in a Take a look at match as he registered 6/51. Bangladesh had solely a 28-run lead, which made issues even simpler for the guests. Oshada Fernando hit three fours and a six whereas strolling out to bat and gained the sport for Sri Lanka, thereby profitable the collection 1-0.

Sri Lanka transfer to No. 4 within the WTC Factors Desk

There have been a few modifications within the ICC World Take a look at Championship Factors Desk after Sri Lanka’s victory over Bangladesh because the Lankans have jumped up a spot to take the fourth place with a factors share of 55.56, whereas Bangladesh proceed to take a seat on the eighth spot with 16.67 factors share.

Whereas Australia and South Africa stay on the first and second spot respectively with 75 and 71.43 factors share apiece, India are positioned on the third place. Pakistan have slipped to the fifth place with 52.38 factors share after Sri Lanka took their spot. World Champions New Zealand are in sixth place, adopted by West Indies within the seventh. England nonetheless lay on the bottom-most spot with 12.5 factors share, the least within the bunch.

Right here’s the up to date WTC factors desk: