Published on March 8th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Galle, Day 2, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Highest score in Test cricket for Kusal Mendis, Bangladesh’s best ever opening partnership against Sri Lanka and much more. Here are the statistical highlights from day two of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Galle.
194 Runs scored by Kusal Mendis in Sri Lanka’s first innings, his highest Test score passing his previous best of 176 he had scored against Australia last year at Pallekele. Also, it becomes his highest First Class score.
50 First-class wickets for Mustafizur Rahman when he dismissed Rangana Herath, his second wicket in the Sri Lanka innings.
118 Runs stand between Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal for the first wicket for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka, their best for the wicket against Sri Lanka. Previous best opening partnership against Sri Lanka was 91 by Jahuru Islam and Tamim Iqbal in 2016 at R Premadasa stadium, Colombo.
3500 Test runs for Tamim Iqbal when he reached 30 in Bangladesh’s first innings, first player from Bangladesh to do so.