New Indian Express – The Chittagong Test saw batsmen plunder more than 1,500 runs, with Sri Lanka declaring at a colossal 713 for nine in their first and only innings.

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  • The Chittagong Test saw batsmen plunder more than 1,500 runs, with Sri Lanka declaring at a colossal 713 for nine in their first and only innings.
  • | APDHAKA: Bangladesh’s cricket board Thursday promised to improve pitches for international Tests after its two best venues were rated “below average” by the sport’s governing body following the Sri Lanka series.
  • The International Cricket Council penalised the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka for its subpar pitch a week after rebuking Bangladesh’s other top venue in Chittagong for its shoddy ground.
  • The Chittagong Test, however, saw batsmen plunder more than 1,500 runs, with Sri Lanka declaring at a colossal 713 for nine in their first and only innings.
  • ICC match referee David Boon — who issued a demerit point to both venues for below-average pitches — said the Dhaka ground was poor from day one.


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