Bangladesh ended the match by 11 wickets for 227 runs.
Sri Lankan spinner Praveen Jayavikrama enjoyed a dream debut as he claimed 11 wickets for a 209-run win over Bangladesh in the second Test here on Monday.
Chasing 437 runs for the win, Bangladesh were bowled out for 177 on five wickets for a score of 227 in the first session of the final day as Sri Lanka opened the match 1-0 after 90 minutes of play. Did your name.
The 22-year-old left-hander Jayavikram was named the ‘Player of the Match’ after claiming 11–178 in his first Test match as he took six wickets in five second innings in the first innings.
Off-spinner Ramesh Mendis dismissed four batsmen as Bangladesh’s second innings wicket was taken by the slower bowlers.
In the third over of the match, Jayavikrama dropped his ninth wicket of the match, when he caught Litton Das on a ball that went straight. He set Sri Lanka’s record for a Test debut in 2018 by beating Akila Dananjaya’s eight out of eight against the same opponent in Dhaka.
Mendis was replaced after a 15-over spell, during which he took two wickets and the change worked quickly as part-time spinner Dhananjaya de Silva hit a four off his second ball.
On two, Tazul Islam attempted a late cut, but only wicketkeeper Niroshan Dikwela managed to get it.
Mendis returned from Dimuth Karunaratne with a catch to Taskin Ahmed.
Jayavikrama again cut the tail. Mehdi Hasan fell first to take the young bowler’s match to double figures, before the left-arm spinner sealed the Test and series three balls later, when he trapped Abu Zaid before leg-trapping him. .
Jayavikrama is the 16th Test cricketer to have taken 10 wickets or more on debut, but this is the second century after Australia’s Jason Krejza, who took 12 wickets against India in Nagpur in 2008.
Sri Lankan captain Karunaratne was named the ‘Player of the Series’.
Score: Sri Lanka 493/7 declared. And 194/9 declared. bt Bangladesh 251 and 227 in 71 overs (M. Rahim 40, Ramesh Mendis 4/103, Jayavikrama 5/86).
man of the Match: Praveen Jayavikrama
Player-of-the-series: Dimuth Karunaratne.
Sri Lanka win by 209 runs to win the two-match series 1–0.