Tamim-Sabbir showing the way for Bangladesh

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Lunch, Day 5

Sri Lanka: 338 & 319 (Karunaratne 126, Mendis 36, Perera 50, Shakib 4/74, Mustafizur 3/78

Bangladesh: 467 & 38/2 (Tamim 22*, Soumya 10, Sabbir 6*, Herath 2/11)

Two wickets from Rangana Herath put pressure on Bangladesh chasing 191 runs in the 5th day of Colombo Test. Earlier Sri Lanka were bowled out for 319 runs at the morning. Shakib Al Hasan was the best bowler for Bangladesh with 4 wickets for 74.

Sri Lanka started the day with two overnight batsmen Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal. They added 80 runs in the 9th wicket partnership. Perera was run out by Mehedi on 50. Next over Shakib got rid of Lakmal on 42.

In reply, Bangladesh lost the wicket of Soumya Sarkar early. Herath dismissed him on 10. Imrul Kayes was gone for a duck in the next ball of Herath.

Tamim Iqbal is unbeaten on 22 and his partner Sabbir Rahman is on 6 at the lunch.

Bangladesh still need 153 runs to win the match with 8 wickets in hand.