Sri Lanka 648/8 (179 ov)
Bangladesh 541/7 & 100/2 (33 ov)
Match Drawn
Player of the match: Dimuth Karunaratne
This pitch should definitely be investigated by ICC, because such pitches take away the element of competition in the longest format between teams. Critics that are against Test Cricket, for the boring long hours of poor quality cricket will have definitely found themselves a weapon after this scorecard. Hopefully for the next test, we have a much better pitch. The sub continent is known to be spin friendly and surely we'll be looking forward to seeing that ball turn and cause carnage in a few days' time. Until then, along with Karthik, it's me, Ankit taking your leave. 
Bangladesh had to just see out the day which on this pitch was a cake walk. They lost a couple of wickets along the way but were not bothered a lot with the pitch not helping the bowlers. Although with one final session to go, Sri Lanka would have given their 200% to pick up the scalps, but it was almost certain that the game ends in a draw. The rain gods were not impressed with this game either and opened their skies to let the rain pour in. The officials, players and coaches knew it was inevitable and the game was called off eventually after waiting for an hour for the final session to start. 
With almost 1200 runs being scored by both the teams in their first innings, the game was heading for only one outcome, a draw. Sri Lanka declared early with a handy lead of close to a 100. The possibility of them having to bat again, was not in the equation and they wanted to have a go at the Bangladesh batsmen to give it their best shot to pick up wickets before the end of play and pull out at unlikely victory. 
Much like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka too dictated terms with the bat, and went on scoring runs easily and comfortably. Karunaratne stared for them leading from the front notching up his maiden double hundred. The top order other than him, were not as comfortable and went for moderate scores of 20's and a 50 from Thirimanne, but then Dhananjaya de Silva partnered with his skipper for a formidable 345 run stand to make sure the match hangs in the balance and Bangladesh aren't gifted a win on this flat track. 
Bangladesh won the toss, came out on to bat and got off to a good positive start. The new ball did something to cause harm, but soon the seam and turn was nullified by the pitch and the batsmen started to dominate proceedings. 2 off the top 4 picked up their hundreds and Tamim fell for 90. So Bangladesh on day 1 itself were right on top of the game, but Sri Lanka understood the track too and thought they can bat deep as well. Bangladesh batted for almost 2 days before the roles were changed and Sri Lanka finally walked in to bat. 
The pitch that was seen before the start of play on day 1 had a hint of grass and looked like it would be an even contest between ball and bat, but what has happened was drastically different than expected. A very poor pitch as it turned out to be, which should definitely be inspected as the entire test seems to have been a batting practice for both teams. You got to feel for the bowlers who ended up bowling 170+ in each of the first two sessions. Not exactly a competition between bat and ball, but we've seen 5 days of one dimensional cricket with only batsmen piling on the runs. 
Update: The game has been called off and the match ends in a draw
We should have been underway by now, but as the scenes show, the skies have opened up, and it's pelting down at the moment, with 90% of the ground under covers. The start to the final session has been delayed, but there is a chance this could be the end of the Test. Stay around as we'll bring you all the live updates!
Day 5, Tea, Bangladesh- 100/2(33) Trail by 7 runs 

Sri Lanka declaring their innings coming into the post-lunch session, clearly looking to give themselves a couple of sessions to try and pick some wickets. Suranga Lakmal did make it look like this game would get interesting as he picked up a couple of wickets in quick time at the top. That little phase with the new ball was where Sri Lanka looked attacking and they did try to push hard for the rest of the session to pick more wickets. 

Although, all of it was negated by Tamim and skipper Mominul Haque, standing tall at the crease. Tamim doing the bulk of the scoring, remaining unbeaten on 74, there was a moment where it looked like Sri Lanka had him, a controversial call where he survived and Sri Lanka had to pay for that. Not to take credit away though, he batted beautifully, with intent, looking to take the attack to the bowlers and not let them settle in. Mominul on the other hand, happy to block one end up as well and the two stitching in an important partnership for them. 

Final session coming up then in this Test and as of how it stands at the moment, it doesn't look like this is going either side, with a certain draw on the cards, and the rain and light factor being a threat as well. Remains to be seen how ling that final session of play will actually last for. The wicket is still just as good for batting as it has been throughout the game. Will be interesting to see what the Lankan bowlers can come up with. Back for the final session in quick time. Stay tuned as Karthik and Ankit will take you through the action coming up!
The intent from Bangladesh to keep sneaking in those singles has been good throughout their batting. Once again Lakmal putting in that effort, running hard. Hundred up for Bangladesh and this has been a brilliant partnership that has bailed them out of trouble. They will go into Tea very satisfied with what they have done! 
100 /2 score
cricket ball icon Suranga Lakmal
32.6 Suranga Lakmal to Tamim Iqbal, good length delivery around the probing off-stump line, Tamim presses forward and presents the makers name. Umpire's take off the bails. It's time for Tea!
32.5 Suranga Lakmal to Tamim Iqbal, full length delivery outside off-stump, Tamim's shuffled a long way across to cover his off-stump and decides to show his shoulders 
32.4 Suranga Lakmal to Tamim Iqbal, full length delivery on the fifth stump line, Tamim with another shuffling defense down the pitch towards mid-on
32.3 Suranga Lakmal to Mominul Haque, back of a length delivery drifting onto the pads, Haque flicks it down to fine leg, for a single
32.2 Suranga Lakmal to Mominul Haque, full length slower delivery wide of off-stump, Haque does not even attempt to play that one
32.1 Suranga Lakmal to Tamim Iqbal, short of a length delivery on top of off-stump, Tamim stands tall and drops it on the off-side, with very soft hands to sneak a single
Some turn for the leggie but no real threat for the batsmen at the moment. It has been a good batting surface and Bangladesh have done a good job to get themselves back to a comfortable position. Some bounce for Hasaranga trying out the variations. Another over goes by with that! 
98 /2 score
cricket ball icon Wanindu Hasaranga
31.6 Wanindu Hasaranga to Mominul Haque, a touch short turning into Haque, hangs on the backfoot to work it to square leg
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