Sri Lanka wrap up 192-run win to finish series clear

Despite some dogged resistance from Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sri Lanka needed just a little over an hour on the final morning to take the last three Bangladesh wickets and secure a resounding 192-run victory in Chattogram. The result meant Sri Lanka swept the series 2-0, but more importantly, collected vital World Test Championship points that see them go up to joint-third on the table. Bangladesh, meanwhile, dropped to eighth. The guests approached wrapping up this game similar as they had moved toward the remainder of the series - by adhering to their arrangements. While conditions were still very really great for batting, the odd ball spitting off the surface alongside the lopsided bob on offer implied it was simply a question of showing restraint. So while Mehidy showed looks at ambitious strokeplay blended in with undaunted guard, Sri Lanka were generally in the chase at the opposite end. Taijul Islam was quick to fall, to Kamindu Mendis, driving at one that held and turned away from. The edge was snaffled masterfully by Nishan Madushka at gorge - the most recent in a progression of extraordinary close-in gets by the Sri Lanka opener. Hasan Mahmud showed great guarded fitness for a brief period from that point onward, however when the new ball was taken not long before the beverages break, the mark of the end started to cost. It was here that Lahiru Kumara dominated, rifling a sharp bouncer that Mahmud could fight to Madushka at short leg, prior to doing in Khaled Mahmud with a singing yorker. Mehidy was abandoned at the opposite end on 81 off 110, considering what could have been had Bangladesh's other's players offered a comparable battle. For Sri Lanka, Kumara finished with figures of 4 for 50. Kamindu, in the mean time, wrapped up with a vocation best 3 for 32 to oblige his unbeaten 92 in the main innings, which saw him bring back home both Player-of-the-Match and Player-of-the-Series grants. Concerning Sri Lanka's seamers, they finished the series having taken 33 of the 40 accessible resistance wickets.