Sri Lanka completed a crushing innings and 248-run victory over Bangladesh in the first Test in Mirpur.
The tourists bowled out Bangladesh for 250 on Day 4 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium to seal a huge victory.
The hosts were dismissed for 232 on Day 1 with Sri Lanka making a huge 730-6 declared in reply.
|Bangladesh 2nd Innings: 250 all out (51.5 overs)|
|Tamim Iqbal||c Perera||b Herath||11||10||18|
|Rahman||c Chandimal||b Eranga||9||28||24|
|Ayub||c Silva||b Lakmal||18||43||36|
|M Haque||lbw||b Perera||50||96||57|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||b Perera||14||43||30|
|Nasir Hossain||c Herath||b Perera||29||56||41|
|Robiul Islam||lbw||b Lakmal||1||18||15|
|Rubel Hossain||c Silva||b Perera||17||35||23|
|Extras||2nb 0w 9b 10lb||21|
Bangladesh, who resumed on 35-1, were bowled out in 42.5 overs as they suffered their fourth-heaviest defeat in Test history.
Shamsur Rahman (nine) was caught behind off Shaminda Eranga's second ball of the day before Marshall Ayub (18) popped Suranga Lakmal up to short leg.
Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera then ran through the rest of the top order, picking up three wickets before lunch.
Shakib Al Hasan (25) and Mominul Haque (50) were trapped lbw before Mushfiqur Rahim (14) was clean bowled to leave the Tigers teetering on 150-6 at lunch.
Lakmal then trapped Sohag Gazi (23) and Robiul Islam (one) after the adjournment, allowing Perera to complete the task by removing Nasir Hossain (29) and Rubel Hossain (17) to finish with figures of 5-109.
However, it was Mahela Jayawardene who was named man of the match following his first innings double century.
The 36-year-old told the post-match presentation ceremony, as reported by Cricinfo, that he was delighted to hit a Test 200 for the first time in over four years.
It has been some time since I got a big one. I thought it was a great game by the team as everyone put their hand up and performed, so it was a good outing.
I think the wicket played really well, and even today there was a little bit of pace for our quicks, and for the spinners it was spinning, but the important thing was the bounce which really helped us. Overall, a good Test wicket.
It is all about handling situations, that is where our guys did well. We applied ourselves and made sure not to lose our wickets up front. There were times where their spinners bowled well, but we were able to handle the situation well and pull through in the end.
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