Mushfiqur double ton inspires record score as SL fightback: 1st Test, Day 4 (Galle)

Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim became the first Bangladeshi player to score a double century as Nasir Hossain also scored a century with Bangladesh bowled out for 638.

Earlier, former captain Mohammad Ashraful fell for 190 after adding a record 267 for the fifth wicket with Rahim, the highest stand by Bangladesh for any wicket in Tests.

The hosts then higt back to reach 116-1 as Tillakaratne Dilshan was unbeaten on 63 and Kumar Sangakkara 49 not out.

Sri Lanka 570 for 4 dec and 116 for 1 (Sangakkara 49*, Dilshan 63*) lead Bangladesh 638 (Mushfiqur 200, Ashraful 190, Nasir 100) lead by 48 runs.

1st Test, Day 4 (Galle), Mar 2013


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