Middle-order collapse puts Bangladesh in a fix

Soumya Sarkar top-scored with 61 as the tourists made a strong start to their first innings before losing a flurry of wickets late in the day, leaving it still trailing the hosts by 124 runs.

Soumya Sarkar on way to his half-century against Bangladesh in Colombo on Thursday.   -  Photo: AFP

Bangladesh was at 214-5 in their first innings at stumps on the second day of their second Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday.

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Soumya Sarkar top-scored with 61 as the tourists made a strong start to their first innings before losing a flurry of wickets late in the day, leaving it still trailing the hosts by 124 runs. Left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan claimed 3-65 runs after Dinesh Chandimal made 138 for Sri Lanka in their first innings total of 338 runs.

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