Karunaratne’s fighting hundred and Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman’s fantastic bowling. Here are the statistical highlights of the fourth day of second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at P Sara Oval.
9.25 Dinesh Chandima’s strike rate in Sri Lanka second innings; fifth-slowest by Sri Lanka batsmen facing minimum 50 balls in an inning. He faced 54 balls staying at crease for 71 minutes managed only 5 runs from it. Chaminda Vaas’ 3 from 68 (SRR 4.41) is lowest for the team.
3 Number of Sri Lanka openers have scored hundred at P Sara Oval including Dimuth Karunaratne today. The other openers are Roshan Mahanama (151) against India in 1993 and Amal Silva (111) against India in 1985.
100 Test dismissal for Mushfiqur Rahim for Bangladesh, first Bangladeshi wicket-keeper to do so. Also he has now 59 dismissals as keeper-captain, third-highest after MS Dhoni (211) for India and Gerry Alexander (70) for West Indies.