Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: 2nd Test at Chittagong
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Mahela Jayawardane was at his fluent best in the first innings with a stroke-filled 72 © AFP
Bangladesh scrapped out a draw on Day Five against Sri Lanka , thanks to Mominul Haque’s fighting century and Tamim Iqbal’s gritty stay at the crease. Sri Lanka won the two Test match series 1-0 but this Test match will forever be remembered for Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara scoring a triple-century and a century in the same match.
Bangladesh, set a target of 467 runs to record a series-levelling victory, were 271 for three in their second innings when stumps were drawn on the fifth day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong.
Sri Lanka had won the first Test by an innings and 248 runs in Dhaka last week.
Earlier, Bangladesh lost two wickets in a tense morning session on the fifth day as Sri Lanka looked on course to win the second and final Test.
Tamim Iqbal and Shamsur Rahman put on 71 for the first wicket, before both openers fell in the space of 10 runs. Mominul Haque played well for his century.