Bold reply by Bangladesh to Sri Lanka’s 494

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 494 in 129.1overs Kusal Mendis 194,ASela Gunaratne 85, Niroshan Dickwella 75,Dilruwan Perera 51 MH Miraz 4/113 Bangladesh 133/2 in 46 overs Tamil Iqbal 57,Soumya Sarkar 66*

At the end of day 2 in the First Test between hosts Sri Lanka and touring Bangladesh played at the Galle International cricket stadium Sri Lanka stretched their overnight score of 321 for the loss of four wickets to 494 before they were all out.Kusal Mendis was dismissed for 194 was unfortunate to miss out on a double ton. Niroshan Dickwella and Dilruwan Perera scored 75 and 51 runs respectively.MH Miraz was the most successful bowler having captured 4 wickets for 113 runs.
With the wicket still playing without much terrors the Bangladeshi openers Tamin Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar made a bold start to bring up a century stand before the left hander Tamin Iqbal was unfortunately run out for 57 while Sarkar remained unbeaten on 66

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