Bangladesh A leads SL by 156 runs in 3-day game


DHAKA, Sept 30, 2019 (BSS)-Opener Sangeeth Cooray struck a 104-run knock
as Sri Lanka A made a strong reply to Bangladesh A, reaching 204-2 on the
second day of the three-day match at Hambantota on Monday.

Bangladesh earlier was bowled out for 360, adding 90 runs to their
overnight 270-6.

With eight wickets at hands, Sri Lanka A however was trailing by 156 runs.
Kamindu Mendis was batting on 79 while captain Ashan Priyanjan was on 5
before the bails were drawn for day two.

Ebadat Hossain and Mehidy Hasan Miraz claimed one wicket apiece for
Bangladesh so far.

Bangladesh however, received setback once they began the day two as Soumya
Sarkar was out on 24. Overnight unbeaten batsman Mehidy Hasan Miraz kept the
runs flowing, hitting 57 off 114 with seven boundaries.

After his departure no one could take the onus. Ashita Fernando and Ramesh
Mendis took three wickets apiece for Sri Lanka A.