Mathews, Chandimal score milestone Test centuries


Former captain Angelo Mathews scored his 13th Test century today (26), in the first innings of the second Test match against Bangladesh, being played in Mirpur.

Mathews faced 274 balls, from which he hit two sixes and seven boundaries.

Mathews hit two sixes and seven boundaries during the knock.

Mathews previously scored 199 in the series opener played in Chattogram, and is also the fourth highest Test-run scorer for Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, his partner Dinesh Chandimal too, scored his 12th Test century during the first innings, making this is his 66th Test match.

Chandimal faced 181 balls, from which he hit a sixer and nine boundaries.

The duo’s partnership now stands as the highest sixth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka in Test cricket against Bangladesh.