Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh 19/03/2013 - 2nd Test Results

Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh 16/03/2013 to 19/03/2013 - 2nd Test - Results,Review and Statistical Highlights

The Second cricket test match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka held between 16/03/2013 and 19/03/2013 came to an end during the fourth day's play itself.The Batsman in the Bangladesh team couldn't capitalize on the starts which gave the Sri Lankan's an advantage of chasing a very low target of 160 in their second innings which was a cake walk for them.

Statistical Highlights

The Sri Lankan's won the toss in their second test match against Bangladesh held between 16th and 19/03/2013 and chose to field.The Sri Lankan bowling in the 1st innings was up to the mark with almost all their bowlers picking up wickets and keeping a check on the scoring rate.Rangana Herath was the highlight of the Sri Lankan bowling picking up 5 wickets and was supported well by Nuwan Kulasekara who picked up 3 wickets which helped contain the total Bangladesh score in the first innings to 240.

Bangladesh batting in their first innings was disappointing as most of their batsmen got starts but none of them went on to make a big score.Mominul Haq and Nasir Hossain made 64 and 48 runs respectively and were the highlights of the Bangladeshi batting.

Sri Lanka's batting during their first innings was not spectacular apart from Kumar Sangakarra and Dinesh Chandimal who made 139 and 102 runs respectively.Apart from them all their batsman failed and they were bundled out for 346 runs

While bowling Bangladesh were not that bad but were blown away by the partnership between Kumar Sangakarra and Dinesh Chandimal.Sohag Gazi was the highlight of the Bangladesh bowling as he picked up 3 wickets.Robiul Islam,Abul Hasan,Rubel Hossain picked up 2 wickets each and Mahmullah picked up a wicket as well.

Much like their first innings the second innings batting of Bangladesh saw various batsman getting starts but none of them going on to get the big one.Tamim Iqbal and Jahurul Islam made a decent contribution of 59 and 48 runs respectively.

In the second innings Rangana Herath was much better and was again the highlight of the Sri Lankan bowling after he picked up 7 wickets.Shaminda Eranga and Tillakaratne Dilshan picked up 2 and one 1 wicket respectively to restrict the Bangladesh team to a score of 265

Sri Lankan batsmen needed a score of 160 runs in their second innings to win the second test match.After the initial hiccup where they lost the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne,things were steadied by Kumar Sangakara and Tillakaratne Dilshan who made 55 and 57 runs respectively.The Sri Lankan's won the match comfortably by 7 wickets.Robiul Islam and Sohag Gazi from the Bangladesh team picked up 2 and 1 wicket respectively.This victory helped Sri Lanka won the 2 test match series 1-0.

The touring team will be a bit disappointed as they did all the basic things right but could not capitalize on a few things.Did you enjoy watching the third cricket test match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh held between 16th and 19/03/2013?


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