Ban vs SL, 2nd Test: Kumar Sangakkara’s second hundred help Sri Lanka set up a huge target of 467 run for Bangladesh at Chittagong
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara today became the second batsman in history of Test cricket to score a triple-century and a hundred in the same mat ch as Sri Lanka seta huge target of 467 runs to win the second Test for Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.
Sri Lanka, who had a huge lead of 161 runs on the first innings, declared their second innings at 305-4 in the final hour of penultimate day’s play at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium.
Classy left-handed batsman Kumar Sangakkara followed his 319 in the first innings with 105 in the second, and in the process joined Englishman Graham Gooch as the only batsmen to achieve the rare feat.
Dinesh Chandimal was the other star of the day for visitors as he remained unbeaten on 100, having shared a fourth-wicket stand of 145 with Sangakkara after Sri Lanka‘s stuttered in their second innings and found themselves 78-3.
Sri Lanka won the first test by an innings and 248 runs in Dhaka last week.
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