Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh: Rain takes over as the first Test ends

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Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh: Rain takes over as the first Test ends in high-scoring stalemate
It was always the likeliest result, and rain ensured that the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele ended as a high-scoring draw. No play was possible after tea on the final day, leaving Bangladesh on 100 for 2 in their second innings. Sri Lanka had earlier declared their innings during the lunch break, having reached 648 for 8. Dimuth Karunaratne and Dhanajaya de Silva were both dismissed on the fifth morning by Taskin Ahmed striking in successive overs. They added 345 runs, the highest fourth-wicket partnership in Sri Lanka, and against Bangladesh.
Karunaratne made 244 off 437 balls with 26 fours, his highest Test score and maiden double-hundred, while de Silva scored 166 off 291 balls with 22 fours, his second highest Test score.

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