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Feb 8, 2014
After Sri Lankan veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara, amassed more than 400 runs in a single Test match to take Sri Lanka to a lead of 466 runs, they declared their second innings at 305 for the loss of four wickets. Bangladesh, the hosts ended the fourth day at 12 for the loss of no wickets and now require another 455 runs to win the game.
Earlier, Bangladesh were bowled out for 426 runs with Shamsur Rahman and Imrul Kayes notching up hundreds. Ajantha Mendis took six wickets for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka 587 (Kumar Sangakkara 319, Mahela Jayawardene 72, Ajantha Mendis 47; Shakib Al Hasan 5 for 148) and 305 for 4 decl. (Kumar Sangakkara 105*, Dinesh Chandimal 100*, Angelo Mathews 43*; Mahmudullah 2 for 46) lead Bangladesh 426 (Shamsur Rahman 106, Imrul Kayes 115; Ajantha Mendis 6 for 99) and 12 for no loss (Tamim Iqbal 7*, Shamsur Rahman 4*) by 455 runs.
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