Mominul 175* gives Bangladesh opening day honors CricBuzz Live
BANGLADESH VS SRI LANKA, 1ST TEST, DAY 1
The stage was at first set by Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes, who put on 72 for the opening wicket with the previous scoring 52 of those keeps running in a lively manner. Tamim, who was looking set for a major thump, fell against the keep running of play when he neglected to peruse a straighter conveyance from Dilruwan Perera. In any case, his expulsion didn’t hamper Bangladesh’s scoring as Sri Lanka’s irregularity with the ball kept, enabling Mominul and Kayes to include 48 for the second wicket. This association too went to a sudden stop as Kayes tumbled off what ended up being the last ball before the meal break, pronounced leg-before off Lakshan Sandakan. Despite the fact that replays later uncovered that the ball would have missed the stumps.
Meeting up in the post-lunch session with the scorecard perusing 120 for 2 Mominul and Mushfuqir profited by the great begin gave by the openers. Both batsmen showed fine footwork against the spinners, who in spite of discovering some turn scarcely grieved the batsmen. While Mominul was not hesitant to take the flying course, the execution of his shots were perfect with his emphasis laying on timing and situation. Rahim excessively utilized the wrinkle well against the spinners and was particularly viable against Sri Lanka’s lead spinner Rangana Herath.
That they at any rate figured out how to get a few wickets in the primary session in spite of going at 4.3 an over would have given Sri Lanka some certainty heading into the second session. Be that as it may, toward the finish of the post-lunch period, they showed up totally depleted of their energies and thoughts as the third-wicket match guaranteed the guests returned with next to nothing at Tea while including 130 at 4.6 an over, throughout which Mominul had enlisted a 96-ball 100 – the second speediest by a Bangladesh player.
The last session was tied in with expanding Sri Lanka’s distress and in that undertaking, certain points of reference were additionally accomplished. Mominul and Rahim raised Bangladesh’s first-since forever twofold century remain for the third wicket not long after which Mominul enrolled his second 150 or more score in Tests. He turned into the speediest Bangladesh player to 2000 Test runs – arriving in 47 innings, six innings faster than Tamim – and furthermore recorded the most astounding individual score on Day 1 of a Test in Bangladesh.
Rahim, in the mean time, was creeping nearer to his 6th Test ton and with the third wicket combine agreeable against the second new ball, Sri Lanka’s dry season of wickets was set to proceed. In any case, Lakmal brought some truly necessary alleviation for the guests by expelling Rahim, with his ingenuity of the outside-disconnected paying off. A misguided thinking from Liton Das implied that Lakmal coud sack his second wicket in the same number of conveyances. Be that as it may, Mominul and Mahmudullah saw through the rest of the day’s play with no more harm with the previous seven far from equalling his profession best score.
While Lakmal was plainly Sri Lanka’s best bowler for the day, that he was the just a single to go at under three an over while the other forefront bowlers yielded in overabundance of four featured Sri Lankan bowlers’ absence of sting and their indiscipline. Despite the fact that Bangladesh’s scoring rate plunged somewhat (3.6) in the last session, regardless they figured out how to end the day with their run-rate in abundance of four.