Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

1355dMohammad Isam in Chittagong

Mominul, Liton lay out blueprint for the future

The pair's stand in Chittagong was not just a match-saving partnership, but a window into the future of Bangladesh's batting - one in which the juniors lighten the seniors' load

1761dMohammad Isam

Players offer contrasting views on Chittagong pitch

The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium can now be added to the list of recent venues (the others being the MCG and the Wanderers) in which either the batsmen or the bowlers had absolute advantage over the other

Day 4

1762dMohammad Isam in Chittagong

Bangladesh's batsmen pay for defensive mindset

"They went into a negative position to save their wickets and defend the balls. The ball is turning from the rough. I think positive approach is the best way to play on this wicket," Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella said

Day 3

Day 2

1356dMohammad Isam

Outdated spin strategy hurts Bangladesh

The side's tendency to only bowl spinners who turn the ball away from batsmen - regardless of form or respective quality - continues to work against them

Day 1

1356dMohammad Isam

Mominul Haque breaks the shackles

At times, it seemed like the old Bangladesh team management led by Chandika Hathurusingha had a negative view of Mominul Haque. If so, he has hit back, big time.


1759dMohammad Isam

Chittagong pitch rated 'below average' by ICC

Venue receives one demerit point, which will stay on it's record for five years; four more such points within that period and the ground will be suspended from hosting internationals for 12 months

Bangladesh 3rd innings Partnerships

1st52Tamim IqbalImrul Kayes
2nd24Tamim IqbalMominul Haque
3rd5Mushfiqur RahimMominul Haque
4th180Mominul HaqueLitton Das
5th18MahmudullahLitton Das
6th28MahmudullahMosaddek Hossain