Bangladesh are now found frequently posting team totals above 250 which was not the case even some four years down the lane. And, the other test playing nations were at that time posting regular scores in excess of 300 and
Prior to that, all that Sri Lanka could manage was a win against South Africa in the ICC Champions trophy 2009 which was followed by losses to England and New Zealand. Prior to that, Sri Lanka had won a bi lateral series against Pakistan by a 3-2 margin which evoked suspicion regarding the matches to be fixed in August last year. And before that Sri Lanka could win just one game in the bi lateral series against India in early 2009 out of the 5 games that were played. So, Sri Lanka could manage just 5 wins from 17 games prior to this victory against Bangladesh.
It was nice to see the Sri Lankans playing a calculated innings against Bangladesh at Dhaka which saw them not lose many wickets and also keep the scoreboard ticking. This was more of a practice match for the Sri Lankans which can ensure them a better performance in the remainder of the series that also involves matches against old rivals India defeating whom would obviously be on the top of the agenda for the Sri Lankans. The entire Sri Lankan innings didn't contain even a sngle maximum compared to the 3 sixes that the Bangladeshi innings had. So, with this, Bangladesh are found to master only in the batting dept and yet to prove something in the bowling