Bangladesh vs​​ Sri Lanka: Angelo Matthews reacts after being sacked in 1999.© AFP

Angelo Mathews was knocked out with 397 points in his first match against Bangladesh in 199 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday. Matthews was the last batsman to be dismissed, one shy of his second Test double hundred. In the process, Sri Lanka became the 12th man in Test cricket history to be sacked with 199. For Bangladesh, spinner Nayeem Hasan was the bowler’s first choice with six-for-105.

Here’s a list of 11 other batsmen who were fired in the dreaded 199:

Mudasa Nazar (Pakistan v India, 1984)
Miazzaruddin (India vs Sri Lanka, 1986)
Matthew Elliott (Australia v England, 1997)
Sanat Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka v India, 1997)
Steve Waugh (Australia v West Indies, 1999)
Younis Khan (Pakistan v India, 2006)
Ian Bell (England v South Africa, 2008)
Steve Smith (Australia v West Indies, 2015)
Rahul, Kuala Lumpur (India v England, 2016)
Dean Elgar (South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2017)
Fife du Plessis (South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2020)

Apart from Angelo Matthews, Kusar Mendis (54) and Dinesh Chandimar (66) played for half a century in Bangladesh’s first Test against Sri Lanka. The rest of the Sri Lankan batsmen struggled to succeed. In fact, six batsmen have been dismissed for single-digit runs.

For Bangladesh, Nayeem Hasan played with the ball. Giving him good support was Shakib Al Hasan, who made three for a 60, while Taijul Islam scored with a wicket.

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Bengal got off to a good start with quick scoring from Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudul Hasan Joy.

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At the time of writing, Bangladesh have not conceded 51 points in 13 rounds.

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