Colombo Test, Day 2: Sangakkara, Chandimal score tons as hosts dominate day 2

Updated: Mar 17, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Live scorecard and commentary from the first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.



SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 294/6 II Overs: 93 (Sangakkara: 127*, Kulasekara: 2*)

Sri Lanka ended the second day at 294 for the loss of 6 wickets. Their innings was built largely on the contributions made by Sangakkara, who remained unbeaten on 127* and Chandimal who scored 102 runs. For Bangladesh Hossain and Islam took 2 wickets each.


SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 259/4 II Overs: 80 (Sangakarra: 108*, Chandimal: 102*)

Sri Lanka are in the driver’s seat now. They have taken a lead of 19 runs and both Sangakkara and Chandimal have struck centuries. The current partnership is now worth 190 runs. Mushfiqur has used seven bowlers with Islam, Gazi and Hasan sharing the four wickets between them.

SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 175/4 II Overs: 58 (Sangakarra: 75*, Chandimal: 53*)

Sri Lanka go into final break of the day with six wickets in hand and 65 runs behind Banlgadesh’s first innings total of 240/10. Kumar Sangakkara and Dinesh Chandimal have stitched up a century stand and are looking comfortable.

SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 126/4 II Overs: 41 (Sangakarra: 53*, Chandimal: 28*)

Kumar Sangakkara has struck his 42nd Test half-century. He reached the landmark with a boundary off Gazi to midwicket region. Sanga is in superb touch. He already has scored two centuries in this series. Off the 41st over, Chandimal struck three boundaries off Gazi - the first to mid-on, the second to midwicket while the third through covers. The current partnership is now worth 57 runs.

SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 81/4 II Overs: 28 (Sangakarra: 38*, Chandimal: 3*)

Lunch! The lunch has been taken on the second day of the Colombo Test. The 24th over was a maiden. Off the 26th Sanga scored a boundary to fine leg. The 27th again was a maiden while the last over before lunch fetched them just two.

SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 69/4 II Overs: 23 (Sangakarra: 29*, Chandimal: 0*)

Sri Lankan team has lost three wickets this morning. The latest to depart was their captain Angelo Mathews who was dismissed by Sohag Gazi. He was dismissed after being caught at slip by Mahmudullah. Ealrier, Dimuth Karunaratne became the second Lankan wicket to fall after he was caught by wicketkeeper Rahim off pacer Abul Hasan. He scored 17 (26b, 4X2). Lahiru Thirimanne soon followed him to the pavilion after edging one from Robiul Islam to keeper Rahim. He was out for a duck.

SRI LANKA(1st innings) Score: 18/1 II Overs: 4 (Karunaratne:12*, Sangakarra: 3*)

Sri Lanka ended day one of the 2nd Test at 18 for the loss of one wicket. Bangladesh got the breakthrough they needed and t was the dangerous Dilshan who played a rash stroke to get himself out. Sri Lanka managed to play out the rest of the overs without losing any further wickets.

TM Dilshan c Mushfiqur Rahim b Robiul Islam 0 (2b 0x4 0x6)