Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 01 Oct 2023 Impressive gains for Bangladesh from Galle draw The first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Galle may have ended in a high-scoring draw, but the visitors would consider the result as a psychological boost. Their record makes it clear that they don’t often save games against major sides, leave alone winning, so this result was a welcome change for Mushfiqur Rahim and his men. Dilshan, Sangakkara collect tons on predictable final day at Galle Galle produced one of the dullest contests in the history of cricket with as many as eight centuries scored on a flat lifeless pitch. The opening Test here between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as expected petered out in a draw as the bowlers struggled to take wickets to cause any excitement on the final day. Galle Test heads towards draw as Mushfiqur scores historic double century The Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is heading towards a dull draw on the final day. Bangladesh have secured the match by overhauling Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 570 for 4 declared by registering their highest ever total in Test Cricket. Ashraful, Mushfiqur record stand defies Sri Lanka at Galle A massive unbroken stand of 262 runs for the fifth wicket between Mohammad Ashraful and Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim looks to be setting up Bangladesh towards a rare draw. With two full days left in the match, Bangladesh are sitting pretty at 438 for 4 in their first innings in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570 for 4 declared. Ashraful leads Bangladesh’s reply to SL’s 570 Bangladesh looked more than promising with the bat after they had let Sri Lanka pile up a massive total of 570 for 4 declared in the First Test at Galle. The minnows batting out a little over a session today on Day 2 got to 135 for 2 in 43 overs. Sri Lankan batsmen toy with ordinary Bangladeshi bowling Sri Lanka helped itself to a commanding total of 361 for 3 in a slightly curtailed opening day’s play at Galle in their First Test against minnows Bangladesh. Against an ordinary Bangladeshi bowling and fielding