Updated: Tuesday, 04 February 2014 11:32 | By Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka bat against Bangladesh in second Test

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Tuesday.


Sri Lanka bat against Bangladesh in second Test

Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews plays a shot on during the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Dhaka on January 29, 2014 - by Munir Uz Zaman

Sri Lanka were without frontline left-arm spinner Rangana Herath and seamer Shaminda Eranga, who were both ordered to return home due to injuries.

They were replaced by off-spinner Ajantha Mendis and paceman Nuwan Pradeep, the only changes from the side that won the first Test in Dhaka by an innings and 248 runs last week.

Bangladesh, seeking a series-levelling win, brought in batsman Imrul Kayes, all-rounder Mohammad Mahmudullah and left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak in place of Marshall Ayub, Rubel Hossain and Robiul Islam.

Bangladesh - Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Mominul Haque, Shamsur Rahman, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Abdur Razzak, Sohag Gazi, Al-Amin Hossain.

Sri Lanka - Angelo Mathews (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Ajantha Mendis.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)

TV umpire: Anisur Rahman (BAN)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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