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Bangladesh Beat Sri Lanka By 4 Wickets To Level Series 1-1

Bangladesh celebrated their 100th Test Match with a memorable 4-Wicket win over Sri Lanka on final day of Second Cricket Test in Colombo.

The rare win for Bangladesh -- just their fourth away from home and first against Sri Lanka in 18 attempts -- meant the Two-Test Series was drawn after the visitors suffered a 259-run loss in Galle.

Earlier, resuming at 268 for 8 Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal frustrates Bangladesh as they put on a 80-run partnership before Bangladesh finally got a double-break:

Perera was run out for 50 and Shakib al Hasan had lakmal out in the next over.

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 319, giving Bangladesh a target of 191.

Tamim Iqbal scored 82 as Bangladesh chased down the target of 191 with four wickets in hand.

Sabbir Rahman made 41 while Mushfiqur Rahim scored unbeaten 22.

For Sri Lanka, Perera and Herath bagged three wickets each.

The is Bangladesh's ninth test victory in seventeen years and only their fourth away win.

Tamim Iqbal was declared man of the match while Shakib al Hasan named as player of the series.

The brief scores are: sri lanka 338 and 319
Bangladesh 467 and 191 for 6