Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday became the first Bangladeshi to crack a double-century while Nasir Hossain hit a maiden ton as the tourists gained a 68-run lead in the first Test against Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim (L) is pictured during the fourth day of the opening Sri Lanka Test in Galle on March 11, 2013. He became the first Bangladesh batsman to score a Test double-century, achieving the feat in the opening match against Sri Lanka.
Skipper Rahim hit a solid 200 and Hossain an impressive 100 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 638, their highest total in 76 Tests, in reply to Sri Lanka's first-innings total of 570-4 declared.
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