Sabbir's century guides Tigers score 394 vs Ireland A

Sabbir’s century guides Tigers score 394 vs Ireland A


Dhaka – Sabbir Rahman retired with 100 runs for Bangladesh’s a big collection of 394 against Ireland A team in the practice match at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast, Ireland on Wednesday.Bangladesh lost seven wickets in 50 overs for their collection. The 2nd stand of 103 in 13.4 overs between opener Tamim Iqbal and Sabbir spurred the Tigers innings collection.Sabbir played 86 balls before retired, firing 16 boundaries and one over boundary, at 285/5 in 40 overs.Tamim was departed from the 2nd pair scoring 86 off 74 balls, including 14 boundaries and two sixes, as he was caught by Tyrone Kane off Craig Young at 147/2 in 22.2 overs. Mahmudullah Riyad (49 off 31b; 8×4; 1×6), Shakib Al Hasan (44 off 27b; 5×4; 2×6) and Mushfiqur Rahim (41 off 24b; 4×4; 2×6) were the other notable scorers for Bangladesh.Mosaddek Hossain  (31 off 27b; 5×4) and Soumya Sarkar (17 off 25b; 3×4) were other double figure scorers for the side.Winning the toss the Tigers elected to bat first and faced the first jolt losing Soumya Sarkar at 44/1 in 8.4 overs.Shane Getkate captured three wickets for 60 runs in 7 overs. Andy McBrine bagged two wickets for 69 runs while Tyrone Kane took one wicket 82 runs, both delivered 10 overs each.The Tigers are playing the one-off practice match ahead of the Ireland Tri-nation Series starting at Malahide in Dublin on May 12. New Zealand is another nation taking part in the Tri-nation Series. UNB news agency


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