Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Video Highlights, Scorecard & Report

Lee Walker@@Lee_BleacherRUK Managing EditorFebruary 7, 2014

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot on the first day of the second test cricket match against Bangladesh in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Kumar Sangakkara reached his maiden test triple-century on Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014 to lead Sri Lanka to a mammoth first innings lead of 501 on the second day of the second test against Bangladesh. (AP Photo, File)
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Kumar Sangakkara made more history as Sri Lanka set Bangladesh 467 to win the second Test in Chittagong.

Sangakkara followed on from his first innings 319 with 105 in the second innings. as the tourists declared on 302-4.

The hosts reached 12-0 at the close and need to bat out the final day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium to avoid losing the series 2-0.

Bangladesh resumed their first innings on 409-8 and added just 17 more runs with Ajantha Mendis picking up the final two wickets to finish with a career-best 6-99.

Bangladesh 1st Innings: 426 all out (119.5 overs)
Mahmudullah c Silva b A Mendis 30 70
Al-Amin b A Mendis 9 31
Razzak not out 11 16 12
Extras 21nb 0w 8b 1lb 30
Lakmal 25.0 6 70 1
Pradeep 15.0 2 96 0
A Mendis 29.5 3 99 6
Perera 39.0 4 119 3
Mathews 11.0 1 33 0

Sri Lanka had earned a 161-run first innings lead and had advanced to 68-2 at lunch, with Mahmudullah removing both openers Dimuth Karunaratne (15) and Kaushal Silva (29).

Shortly after the adjournment, Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 11 by Shakib Al Hasan, but then Sangakkara took over.

He survived a chance on 36 when Nasir Hossain dropped a chance at deep mid-wicket and went on to make his eighth consecutive 50-plus score against Bangladesh.

The 36-year-old left-hander brought up his 34th Test century with a six over wide long-on off Sohag Gazi, his ton coming up off 143 balls.

He departed on the next ball, attempting a fine sweep off a straight ball, but not before he had made the third highest run total in a Test match.

A 145-run partnership with Dinesh Chandimal had taken Sri Lanka's lead to 384, but captain Angelo Mathews delayed the declaration to allow the 24-year-old to score his third Test century.

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings: 305 for 4 declared (75.5 overs)
Karunaratne c Nasir Hossain b Mahmudullah 15 55 38
Silva lbw b Mahmudullah 29 70 48
Sangakkara b Gazi 105 173 144
M Jayawardene lbw b Shakib 11 39 29
Chandimal not out 100 175 158
Mathews not out 43 57 38
Extras 0nb 0w 0b 2lb 2
Al-Amin7 1 31 0
Gazi 18.5 1 87 1
Shakib22 2 80 1
Mahmudullah18 4 46 2
M Haque7 0 46 0
Nasir Hossain3 0 13 0

Mathews allowed his bowlers just 25 minutes late in the day to make a breakthrough, and they will come back on Saturday looking to take the 10 wickets needed to win the match.