Latest Match Report – Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2nd Take a look at 2021
He claimed match figures of 11 for 178, one of the best by a Sri Lankan spinner on debut
Praveen Jayawickrama entered the document books as Sri Lanka’s inexperienced spin assault carried them to a 209-run win towards Bangladesh within the second Take a look at in Pallekele. Sri Lanka additionally received the collection 1-0. Jayawickrama’s match figures of 11 for 178 was one of the best by a Sri Lankan bowler on debut, one of the best by a left-arm spinner on debut and the primary bowler to take a 10-wicket haul on debut since Jason Krejza in 2008.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who saved Sri Lanka within the subject for an hour on the fifth morning, was Jayawickrama’s tenth wicket. After making 39, Miraz had telegraphed his lap sweep far too quickly, as Pathum Nissanka anticipated the shot, moved to his proper and took the catch. Jayawickrama wrapped up the sport with Abu Jayed’s wicket, his fifth lbw within the recreation.
The guests added 50 runs to their in a single day rating of 177 for five however an extended tail made positive all of the onus was on the Liton Das-Miraz partnership for any probability of survival. However that lasted simply 14 balls within the morning when Liton was lbw to Jayawickrama, lacking a delicate straighter supply. Jayawickrama’s left-arm inventory deliveries had earlier sucked Liton into thrusting his pad down the road. Taijul Islam supplied his standard resistance however Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam and Jayed did not.
Bangladesh have been set a goal of 437 runs with roughly 150 overs left to play. Tamim Iqbal was the primary to go, undone by Ramesh Mendis’ fantastically dipping offbreak that took his outdoors edge. Tamim’s streak of 4 fifties was damaged as he was dismissed for twenty-four.
Saif Hassan and Najmul Hossain Shanto then caught round for 56 balls, wherein each batters went after the Sri Lankan spinners. Hassan cleared his entrance leg on a number of events to hit straight, however the strategy value him when he holed out at cowl level, giving Jayawickrama his first wicket. Shanto too fell to the left-arm spinner, lacking a supply that spun via his bat and pad.
Mominul Haque fell to Mendis for the second time within the match, this time bowled off an inside edge after falling lbw within the first innings. It was a comfortable dismissal, an tried late minimize that seemed lackadaisical. Mushfiqur Rahim additionally fell to Mendis when an offbreak reared on him, brushed his gloves and gave brief leg a straightforward catch. He made 40.
However very like Hassan, Shanto and Mominul, Mushfiqur too was chancy. Lahiru Thirimanne dropped him at slip, earlier than Niroshan Dickwella missed a stumping probability via his legs.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84