Themorningbellbd.com desk, March 9: Bangladesh trail by 182 runs with 0 wickets remaining in the 1st innings on third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Thursday.
Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim scored 85 to help Bangladesh avoid follow on, but the Tigers could not manage more than 312 in their first innings.
Sri Lankan player Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath both picked up three wickets. Herath grabbed 3 for 72 in 26.2 overs while Dilruwan captured 3 for 53 in 19.
Sri Lanka 494
Bangladesh 312 (97.2 ov)
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim*, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das†, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Subashis Roy
Sri Lanka Team
FDM Karunaratne, WU Tharanga, BKG Mendis, LD Chandimal, N Dickwella†, DAS Gunaratne, MDK Perera, HMRKB Herath*, RAS Lakmal, CBRLS Kumara, PADLR Sandakan