The Chittagong Test pitch for the opening match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has been rated as “below average” by match referee David Boon and, as such, it has received one demerit point according by the ICC.
The ICC announced South Africa captain Raynard van Tonder to lead the Team of the ICC U19 World Cup which ended in Tauranga on Saturday with India emerging triumphant by eight wickets over Australia to claim the title for the fourth time.
Mominul Haque became the first Bangladesh batsman in history to score two centuries in the same Test as the Tigers batted out the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong to force a draw.
Sri Lanka’s top order put Bangladesh’s bowlers to the sword on day three of the first Test in Chittagong. Wickets came only as sparse oasis in a desert made not of sand but of runs as Sri Lanka reached 504 by stumps with just three wickets down. Kusal Mendis (196) and Dhananjaya de Silva (173)…