Sri Lanka lost the wickets of Oshada Fernando and Lasith Embuldeniya early in the second innings and were paced at 39/2 at Stumps on Day 4, trailing Bangladesh by 29 runs.
Bangladesh took a first innings lead of 68 runs on Day 4 of the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
After Sri Lanka posted 393, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim scored centuries as Bangladesh reached a total of 465.
Tamim and Mahmudul Hasan Joy added 162 runs for the first wicket before the latter was dismissed on 58.
The hosts then lost two more wickets in quick succession before Mushfiqur and Litton Das steadied their ship.
Das was dismissed on 88 while the wicketkeeper-batter was castled on a score of 105.
Earlier, Angelo Mathews’ marathon knock of 199 had propelled Sri Lanka to a total of 397.
Initially, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.