SL vs BAN Stats : Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in the second and last Test match in Pallekele from 29 April to 3 May. The first Test between these two sides ended in a dull draw at the same venue and now both will hope to get a result oriented pitch for this match.
In the first Test match in Pallekele batsmen from both sides had a great time on the crease as the likes of Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, Najmul Hussain Shanto, Dimuth Karunaratne and Dananjaya de Silva scored a lot of runs. It was a batting paradise where bowlers struggled a lot and now both the sides will be hoping that they will get a better surface which will have something for bowlers too. Batsmen from both the sides have looked in good touch and it’s their bowling which will make the difference and seeing both the sides’ bowling attacks Sri Lanka is looking much better as they have experienced Suranga Lakmal and Vishwa Fernando who both did well on a flat dead pitch in the first match.
A list of all the major stats and records ahead of the Second Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele.
Head to Head in Test Cricket : Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have played 21 Test matches so far.
SL vs BAN in Test Cricket :
Matches – 21
SL won – 16
BAN won – 1
Drawn – 4
1 – Sri Lanka have won only 1 of their last 12 Test matches and the win came against Zimbabwe last year.
1 – At Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele Sri Lanka have only one win from 8 Tests. Four Tests were drawn and in three Tests Sri Lanka suffered defeat.
469 – Lahiru Thirimane has scored 469 runs at 52.11 in his last 9 Test innings with 1 hundred and 4 fifties.
1000 – Mushfiqur Rahim needs 37 more runs to complete 1000 Test runs against Sri Lanka. He will become the second Bangladeshi batsman to achieve this feat after Mohammad Ashraful (1090).
2000 – Lahiru Thirimanne needs 79 more runs to achieve the milestone of 2000 Test runs.
5000 – Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne needs just 8 more runs to become the 10th Sri Lankan batsman to score 5000 or more runs in Tests.