Jayawickrama’s dream debut blunts Bangladesh

I am really happy for claiming a record haul in my debut game. My plan was to bowl as many dot balls as possible to put them under-pressure. When I bowl from over the wicket, they did not try to attack, so the captain and the seniors advised me to try round the wicket. It worked and I managed to get the wicket of Tamim Iqbal with the second ball after switching to bowl from round the wicket. I kept putting pressure by bowling on good line and length -- Praveen Jayawickrema


A dream debut for Praveen Jayawickrama helped Sri Lanka restrict Bangladesh to 251/ 10, extending their first- innings lead to 259 runs at stumps. Jayawickrama returned 6/ 92 – the best innings figures on Test debut for Sri Lanka – as Bangladesh were...

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