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There was.a comedy of errors on Day 2 of the second Check match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka the place three fielders had been unable to finish a catch to dismiss Prabath Jayasuriya. It was a fortunate break for the batter because the ball flew off his bat’s outdoors edge however regardless of a number of makes an attempt, the slip fielders weren’t full to take the catch. Skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto at 1st slip, Shahadat Hossain Dipu at 2nd slip and Zakir Hasan at third slip all had an opportunity to finish the catch however ended up squandering it.

Sri Lanka made a document 531 runs of their first innings towards Bangladesh Sunday, however Kamindu Mendis narrowly missed the feat of a 3rd Check century in consecutive innings.

Sri Lanka’s whole, on the second day of the second Check in Chittagong, was the very best scored in Checks with none batsman scoring a century.

Mendis was 92 not out when final man Asitha Fernando was run out for a duck, leaving him eight wanting what would have made him solely the fourth Sri Lankan to attain three centuries in consecutive innings.

Mendis, who scored 102 and 164 within the first Check, struck Taijul Islam for 2 sixes in an over to come back near the feat.

However Fernando fell wanting his crease in a determined try to alter the strike.

Other than Mendis, who was taking part in solely his third Check, Dhananjaya de Silva (70), Dinesh Chandimal (59), Kusal Mendis (93), Dimuth Karunaratne (86) and Nishan Madhushka (57) additionally scored a fifty every.

Shakib Al Hasan completed with 3-110 as Sri Lanka made Bangladesh toil for practically two days after electing to bat first. Sri Lanka resumed the second day with 314-4.

De Silva, like Mendis, who additionally scored 102 and 108 within the first Check, raised the prospect of scoring 300 on the trot earlier than he was dismissed within the post-lunch session.

Chandimal was the one batsman to be dismissed within the first session, edging Shakib behind the stumps after making 59 runs.

Khaled Ahmed trapped De Silva leg earlier than within the first over after the lunch break.

Khaled may have taken one other wicket in his subsequent if Prabath Jayasuriya was not comically dropped by three slip fielders on six.

Mendis was declared caught behind on 35 off Mehidy Hasan Miraz, however the choice was reversed after assessment.

Shakib hit Jayasuriya plumb in entrance to finish his 65-run seventh wicket stand with Mendis, who was dropped by Hasan Mahmud on 60 at deep sq. leg.

Sri Lanka gained the primary Check in Sylhet by 328 runs.

(With AFP inputs)

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