Runs galore, but Sri Lanka-Bangladesh first Test ends in a tame draw

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara completed his second century of the match as the opening Test against Bangladesh ended in a tame draw on the fifth and final day in Galle on Tuesday.

Sangakkara cracked a solid 105 and opener Tillakaratne Dilshan an impressive 126 as Sri Lanka declared their second innings at 335 for 4 at tea to set Bangladesh an improbable 268-run victory target in the last session.

The tourists finished at 70 for 1 in their second innings.The flat track at the Galle International Stadium produced eight centuries, equalling the record of most tons in a Test set during the West Indies-South Africa match at Antigua in 2005. Read more
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