Bangladesh, reached 158 for four in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday.
They lead Sri Lanka by 52 runs with two days of play remaining.
Mominul Haque was unbeaten on 36 with skipper Mushfiqur Rahim seven not out.
Sri Lanka were bowled out for 346 in their first innings, in reply to Bangladesh's 240.
(with inputs from AFP)
Brief Scores: Bangladesh 240 and 158 for 4 (Tamim Iqbal 59, Jahurul Islam 48, Mominul Haque 36*; Rangana Herath 3 for 45) lead Sri Lanka 346 (Kumar Sangakkara 127*, Dinesh Chandimal 102; Rubel Hossain 2 for 41, Robiul Islam 2 for 52) by 52 runs.
Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the fourth day's play between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Colombo here
First Published: March 19, 2013, 9:20 am