Bangladesh recorded their maiden win over Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka on Thursday night in what was a rain-affected final ODI at Pallekele. Set to chase a big target of 303, Bangladesh got off to a superb start between Mohammad Ashraful and Anamul Haque who put on 77 in 12.5 overs.
The Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is heading towards a dull draw on the final day. Bangladesh have secured the match by overhauling Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 570 for 4 declared by registering their highest ever total in Test Cricket.
West Indies are all set to complete a 2-0 whitewash over hosts Bangladesh in the Sahara Cup Test Series. By Stumps on Day 4, Bangladesh did put up a brave fight but they were already out of the contest after conceding a massive first innings lead.
Bangladesh prevailed by just the one run in yesterday’s second T20I against hosts Ireland at Belfast to clinch the 3-match series 2-0. The third and final match of the series will be played today at the same venue.