20 Mar 2013

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in second test

6:44 pm on 20 March 2013

The Sri Lankan cricketers have beaten Bangladesh by seven wickets on the fourth day of the second and final test in Colombo.

Sri Lanka win the series 1-0 after the first test was drawn.

Bangladesh were dismissed for 265 in their second innings with left arm spinner Rangana Herath taking a career-best seven for 89.

Sri Lanka achieved their target of 160 in the last session with Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara both scoring half centuries.

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will now play a three-match one-day series, starting in Hambantota on Saturday.