Roshen Silva puts Sri Lanka on top in second Test against Bangladesh

Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 10:36 IST | AFP

Roshen Silva hit an unbeaten half-century to put Sri Lanka in command of the second Test after stretching their lead to 312 against Bangladesh in Dhaka yesterday

SL's Roshen Silva celebrates after scoring a half century in Dhaka yesterday. Pic/AFP
SL's Roshen Silva celebrates after scoring a half century in Dhaka yesterday. Pic/AFP

Roshen Silva hit an unbeaten half-century to put Sri Lanka in command of the second Test after stretching their lead to 312 against Bangladesh in Dhaka yesterday.

The visitors reached 200-8 at stumps on day two in their second innings. The batting effort came after debutant spinner Akila Dananjaya led an inspirational attack to dismiss Bangladesh for 110 in the morning session. Silva was batting on 58, his second fifty in the game, which came amid a regular fall of wickets.

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