Mominul hits fifth Test Century in fashion

Sports Desk, Arfin Shobuz, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Mominul hits fifth Test Century in fashion, Mominul Haque smashed his 5th Test ton in style and becomes the Second fastest Test ton via a Bangladeshi as Bangladesh crossed 240 runs on the board for the loss of wickets on day one of the 1st Test in opposition to touring Sri Lanka in the two-healthy series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday.

Bangladesh misplaced their left-exceeded pinnacle order batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes before the lunch.

Tamim Iqbal hurried to hit a fifty of fifty two off fifty three earlier than he were given out on 104/1 in twenty first over at the same time as Imrul Kayes (40) turned into given lbw bowled with the aid of Lakshan Sandakan.

Earlier, prevailing the toss Mahmudullah Riyad opted to bat first.

Left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam made his Test debut in the suit whilst 35-year-antique veteran left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak ignored out from satisfactory 11, upon getting a recollect for the country wide side around 4 years spoil.

Bangladesh XI: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Sunzamul Islam and Mustafizur Rahman

Sri Lanka XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Niroshan Dickwella, Roshen Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan and Lahiru Kumara.


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