‘Either drunk or drugged’: Bangladesh DRS’s bizarre call to SL Star’s forward defense virus. Watch

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Bangladesh calls for a DRS against Kusal Mendis of Sri Lanka.© X (formerly Twitter)

The second and final Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh began on Saturday in Sylhet, with Sri Lanka captain Dhananjaya de Silva won the toss and elected to bat first in their second and final Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Saturday. Sri Lanka lead the two-match series 1-0 after beating the hosts by 328 runs in Sylhet. The visitors brought We hate Fernando for the injured Kasun Rajitha in their only change from the series opener.

New Bangladeshi lawmaker and veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned for the hosts, who also made their Test debut at medium pace Hasan Mahmoud. Choriful Islam And Nahid Rana place for the duo.

The match also witnessed a bizarre incident when Bangladesh opted for a DRS against Sri Lanka. Kusal Mendisas he moved forward to defend the ball against Taijul IslamCaptain of Bangladesh Najmul Hossain Shanto took the DRS, although he seemed reluctant.

Social media couldn’t control the laughter, as the TV arbiter ruled that it wasn’t out of the question.

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis each hit a fifty to guide Sri Lanka to 214-2 by tea on the opening day of the second Test against Bangladesh on Saturday.

The duo helped the tourists build on a good start after opting to bat first in Chittagon with a partnership of 114 for the second wicket.

Karunaratne fell to 86 shortly before tea, but Mendis continued his efforts to remain unbeaten on 65 alongside the former captain. Angelo Mathewswe didn’t go out.

Opener Nishan Madouchka was bowled out for 57 early in the second session for Bangladesh’s first breakthrough.

Debutant pacer Hasan Mahmud dismissed Karunaratne who clipped a delivery into the stumps.

Karunaratne hit eight fours and sixes during his 129-ball innings, surviving a scare on 18 after a mix-up with Madushka while taking a single off Mahmud.

Sri Lanka leads the two-match series 1-0 after winning the opening Test by 328 runs.

Veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned for Bangladesh after a long Test absence and the hosts also handed a debut to Hasan Mahmud.

Sri Lanka brought in Asitha Fernando to replace the injured Kasun Rajitha in his only change to the team since the opening Test.

With AFP inputs

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