Comedy of errors: 3 Bangladeshi fielders fail to hold on simple catch | WATCH

Sri Lanka's batting performance on the second day of the Test match in Chittagong was historic, as they scored a total of 531 runs in their first innings against Bangladesh.

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In a moment of amusement during the second Test match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, three Bangladeshi fielders missed a straightforward catch. The dropped chance granted a lucky break to Sri Lankan batsman Prabath Jayasuriya. Despite the ball flying off Jayasuriya's bat's outside edge, slip fielders Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, and Zakir Hasan couldn't capitalize on the opportunity and failed to complete the catch.

Sri Lanka's batting performance on the second day of the Test match in Chittagong was historic, as they scored a total of 531 runs in their first innings against Bangladesh. Notably, none of the Sri Lankan batsmen scored a century. This is the first instance where the team scored 531 runs in Tests without a single century.

Kamindu Mendis fell short of milestone

Kamindu Mendis, who was unbeaten at 92, came close to achieving a remarkable milestone of scoring three centuries in consecutive innings but fell short by just eight runs. Other notable contributions to Sri Lanka's innings included half-centuries from Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, and Nishan Madhushka.

Sri Lanka dominated on Day 2

Bangladesh's bowlers, led by Shakib Al Hasan with figures of 3-110, toiled hard for nearly two days after Sri Lanka chose to bat first. Despite their efforts, Sri Lanka dominated the proceedings, resuming the second day's play at 314-4.

The second day's play saw de Silva dismissed shortly after the lunch break, while Chandimal fell in the morning session after scoring 59 runs. Khaled Ahmed claimed de Silva's wicket post-lunch and could have added another scalp if Jayasuriya's catch had been held.

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Mendis also had a stroke of luck when he was given out caught behind off Mehidy Hasan Miraz's bowling, only for the decision to be overturned on review. Moreover, Mendis survived a scare when he was dropped by Hasan Mahmud on 60.

Despite Shakib dismissing Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka continued to pile on the runs, with Mendis showcasing aggressive batting, including hitting two sixes off Taijul Islam's bowling.

Sri Lanka had won the first Test in Sylhet convincingly by 328 runs, and their strong batting performance in the second Test further solidified their dominance in the series.