Sri Lanka batting against Bangladesh in 1st Test
News Desk || risingbd.com
Sri Lanka are now batting against Bangladesh in the two-match Test series opener at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday (May 15).
Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in the first Test match.
Score: Sri Lanka 154/2 (56 overs)
Nayeem Hasan bagged two important wickets— Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratna and Oshada Fernando—to put the visiting side under pressure. Karunaratna scored 9 runs from 17 balls while Fernando scored 36 runs from 76 balls with three boundaries and one over boundary.
Sri Lanka (Playing XI)
Dimuth Karunaratna (c), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando.
Bangladesh (Playing XI)
Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque (c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Litton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Shoriful Islam.