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Sri Lanka-Bangladesh 1st test ends in draw

Sri Lanka-Bangladesh 1st test ends in draw
Sri Lanka-Bangladesh 1st test ends in draw

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh

The opening Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh ended in a tame draw on the fifth and final day at the Galle International Stadium with Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim becoming the first Bangladesh player to make a double century.

Bangladesh, chasing an improbable 268-run victory target in the final session, finished at 70-1 in their second innings after Sri Lanka had declared at tea on 335-4. The tourists were bowled out for 638 in their first innings on Monday in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570-4 declared. 

The second and final Test starts in Colombo on Saturday(16-03-2013). 

Scores: 
Sri Lanka 570-4 decl and 335-4 decl. (T. Dilshan 126, K Sangakkara 105, K Vithanage 59) v Bangladesh 638(Mushfiqur Rahim 200, Mohammad Ashraful 190, Nasir Hossain 100) and 70-1. 

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