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Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test at Galle — Day 5

Live cricket score: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st Test at Galle — Day 5

Mushfiqur Rahim’s double century pushed Bangladesh past 600 on Day Four © AFP

Galle: Mar 12, 2013

Opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan was unbeaten on 63 while Kumar Sangakkara reached 49 not out as Sri Lanka were 116 for one on Day Four of the opening Test against Bangladesh at Galle on Monday.

Mushfiqur Rahim became the first Bangladeshi to crack a double-century while Nasir Hossain hit a maiden ton as the tourists gained a 68-run lead in the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Skipper Rahim hit a solid 200 and Hossain an impressive 100 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 638, their highest total in 76 Tests, in reply to Sri Lanka’s first-innings total of 570/4 declared.

Rahim’s memorable moment came in the second over after lunch when he pushed paceman Nuwan Kulasekara for a single to the covers on a day when Mohammad Ashraful (190) missed out on his own Test double-hundred.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Rahim, 24, was trapped leg-before by Kulasekara in the same over, but not before helping Bangladesh surpass their previous highest Test total of 556 against the West Indies in Dhaka last year.

Bangladesh, who dominated the match for a second successive day with their solid batting, also became only the third team after India and Pakistan to score 600 or more in a Test innings in Sri Lanka.

(With inputs from AFP)

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 570 for 4 decl. and 116 for 1 (Tillakaratne Dilshan 63*, Kumar Sangakkara 49*; Shahadat Hossain 1 for 18) lead Bangladesh 638 (Mushfiqur Rahim 200, Mohammad Ashraful 190; Tillakaratne Dilshan 2 for 75) by 48 runs.

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