SL vs BAN Test: Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh in the second test also, left Pakistan behind in WTC, know where India is?

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SL vs BAN Test: Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh in the second test also, left Pakistan behind in WTC, know where India is?

SL vs BAN Test series: Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 192 runs in the second test played in Chattogram. With this, Sri Lanka completely eliminated host Bangladesh in the 2-Test series. Chasing the target of 511 runs, Bangladesh team was out for 318 runs on the fifth and last day. Mominul Haq scored the maximum 50 runs for Bangladesh.

Sri Lanka has got the benefit of this victory and the team has now overtaken Pakistan to fourth place in the points table of the World Test Championship. Sri Lanka now has 50 percentage points in its account. Team India is at first place with 68.51 percentage points, Australia is at second place with 62.50 percentage points. New Zealand and Sri Lanka have equal 50 percentage points. But, the Kiwi team has won one test more than Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka came fourth in WTC
Sri Lanka still has to play two home Test series in the WTC 2023-35 cycle. This includes a series against New Zealand later this year and then two more Test matches at home against Australia in early 2025. Sri Lanka’s next Test series is in August this year. Then Sri Lanka has to face England for a three-Test series.

Sri Lanka eliminated Bangladesh in the test series
Sri Lanka was dominant in the entire Test series against Bangladesh. Kamindu Mendis had scored 367 runs at an average of 122 and was the top scorer of the series. Mendis had played an unbeaten inning of 92 runs in the first innings. Sri Lanka had made a big score of 531 runs in the first innings. In response, Bangladesh team was all out for 178 runs in the first innings.

Fast bowler Asitha Fernando was the best bowler for Sri Lanka by taking four wickets in the first innings, while fellow fast bowler Lahiru Kumara made an important contribution in helping the team win by taking four wickets in the second innings. After this series defeat, Bangladesh team dropped to 7th place in the points table of the World Test Championship. Now Bangladesh has to play the next series against Pakistan.

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