Lahiru Kumara shines as Sri Lanka wraps series win against Bangladesh

Chattogram, Apr 3: Despite Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s tenacious fight, Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Kumara in the final morning right-arm quick bowler ended the hosts’ resistance by grabbing the last two Bangladesh wickets and sealed a thumping 192-run win in the second Test in Chattogram.

Sri Lanka sealed the victory during the first session of the fifth day of the final Test of the two-match series, with Khaled Ahmed the final Bangladesh batter to fall at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium as Sri Lanka completed a clean 2-0 sweep. Resuming their innings at 268/7, with Mehidy batting positively and dangerously at the crease. Bangladesh batter Taijul Islam tried but lost his wicket to Kamindu Mendis for 14.

Hasan Mahmud displayed a good defensive aptitude for a short time and frustrated bowler. But Lahirudelieverd a rifling sharp bouncer that Mahmud scooped to Nishan Madushka at short leg, before removing Khaled Mahmud with a searing yorker.


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