Colombo Test: Rangana Herath's five-wicket haul floors Bangladesh

Herath dismissed skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (seven) and Mohammad Mahmudullah (eight) in four overs in the second session before removing Mominul, Gazi and Nasir in the last.

updated: March 16, 2013 19:56 IST
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Colombo: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath bagged five wickets as Bangladesh were bowled out for 240 in their first innings on the opening day of the second and final Test in Colombo on Saturday.

The left-arm spinner finished with 5-68, his 15th haul of five or more wickets in a Test innings, while fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara took three wickets as the tourists were all out in the last session after being put in to bat.

Sri Lanka lost opener Tillakaratne Dilshan for no score before reaching 18-1 in reply at stumps. Opener Dimuth Karunaratne was unbeaten on 12 with Kumar Sangakkara (three not out).

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