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(Cricket) Sri Lanka increase lead over Bangladesh
(02-07 17:18)

Sri Lanka were 68-2 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.
Kumar Sangakkara was on 17 and Mahela Jayawardene was on six with Sri Lanka 229 runs ahead and eight wickets in hand.
Earlier, Bangladesh were bowled out for 426 in their first innings within 25 minutes of the start in reply to Sri Lanka's 587.
Spinner Ajantha Mendis finished with six for 99, having claimed both the remaining wickets after Bangladesh resumed the day at 409-8.
The tourists are looking to sweep the short series after winning the first Test by an innings and 248 runs in Dhaka last week. --AFP
   
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