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Bangladesh-India A practice match ends in draw


Dhaka – Bangladesh sweated out against Indian 2nd-string team in the two-day warm-up match which ended up in draw on the final day at Gymkhana Ground, Hyderabad, India on Monday.Replying to Bangladesh’s 1st innings collection of 224/8-dec, the India A declared the innings collecting 461/8-d that forced the Tigers to open the 2nd innings and end up the match in draw.The Indian side showed their strength well with bat that included three centuries in an innings. Aniket Choudhary and Kuldeep Yadav stormed with ball against the Tigers taking 4/26 and 2/2 in the 1ast and 2nd innings respectively. Trailing by 133 runs with 9 wickets in hand, India ‘A’ team resumed the 1st innings with overnight collection of 91/1 in 21 overs and declared the innings taking a 237-run lead, increasing their collection to 461/8-d in 90 overs.In the day’s play, two overnight batsmen Priyank Panchal and Shreyas Iyer were retired out hammering 103 and 100 runs respectively while number-8 batsman Vijay Shankar stayed for unbeaten 103 runs. Bangladesh opened the 2nd innings and scored 73/2 in 15 overs where Tamim Iqbal played not out 42 and Soumya Sarkar added 25 runs.Delivering two overs, Kuldeep Yadav took both Soumya and Mominul Haque for economic two runs.The Tigers played the warm-up match ahead of their one-off Test against India which starting on February 9 at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.Brief score:Bangladesh 1st innings: 224/8-declared in 67 overs; Mushfiqur Rahim 58, Soumya Sarkar 52, Sabbir Rahman 33, Liton Kumar Das 23 (not out); Aniket Choudhary 4/26.Bangladesh 2nd innings: 73/2 in 15 overs; Tamim Iqbal 42(not out), Soumya Sarkar 25, Kuldeep Yadav 2/2. India ‘A’ 1st innings: 461/8-declared in 90 overs (overnight 91/1 in 21 overs); Priyank Panchal 103, Vijay Shankar 103 (not out), Shreyas Iyer 100, Nitin Saini 66, Subashis Roy Subashis Roy           3/57, Taijul Islam 3/141.UNB


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