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A team draw with Sri Lankan counterparts

  • Published at 09:19 pm October 7th, 2019
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Bangladesh A and Sri Lanka A players share a light moment during day four of their second four-dayer in Hambantota Monday SLC

Both teams will play three unofficial ODIs with the first match taking place at the same ground Wednesday

Bangladesh A bowlers toiled hard in the last day of their second and final unofficial Test match against Sri Lanka A, ending on 357/2 in their second innings before the game finished in a draw in Hambantota Monday. 

Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka made 192, his partner Sangeeeth Cooray scored 89 and one-down Kamindu Mendis remained not out on 89 as the host piled on a huge total in the last day of the series that finished on a stalemate with both the matches being drawn. 

Resuming on 126, Lankan opening pair extended their partnership to 219 before Cooray was caught behind by Nurul Hasan off leg-spinner Rishad Hossain's delivery.

In the harsh day, Bangladesh got only one other success when Nissanka was run out after facing 307 balls. 

Earlier in the match, Sri Lanka made 268 in their first innings after winning the toss in which Mehedi Hasan Miraz bagged seven wickets. 

In reply, the visitor made 330 thanks to the 117-run innings of Mominul Haque. 

Both teams will play three unofficial ODIs with the first match taking place at the same ground Wednesday.

BRIEF SCORE

SRI LANKA A 268 & 357/2 in 107 overs (Nissanka 192, Cooray 89) drew with BANGLADESH A 330