Tour match: Tigers' batting comes unstuck against India A

Tour match: Tigers’ batting comes unstuck against India A


Dhaka – Bangladesh declared the innings at 224/8 showing their dull batting form against Indian second-string team in the two-day warm-up match at Gymkhana Ground, Hyderabad, India on Sunday.India A team trailed by 133 runs with 9 wickets in hand at the end of the 1st day, scoring 91 in 21 overs where opener Priyank Kirit Panchal and Shreyas Iyer batting on with 40 and 29 runs respectively.Subashis Roy dismissed the only wicket skipper Abhinav Mukund(16), was caught by Imrul Kayes, at 41/1 in 10.3 overs.On day one, visiting Bangladesh opted to bat first after winning the toss and opened the innings to play 67 overs for their collection where Test skipper  Mushfiqur Rahim and top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar hammered half centuries scoring 58 and 52 runs respectively.Mushfiqur played a cool headed innings of 106 balls to hit eight boundaries and one over boundary while Soumya faced 73 balls that included nine boundaries and one over boundary. Mushfiqur paired Sabbir Rahman in the 6th wicket to play an innings of 71in 21.1 overs that pulled the rope of gradual downing-order of Bangladesh innings, carrying the team collection to 184/6 in 53.5 overs from 113/5 in 32.4 overs.Scoring the 3rd highest innings figure of 33 off 68 balls with five boundaries and one over boundary, Sabbir was trapped lbw by Vijay Shankar to depart from the notable 6th pair.Mushfiqur was caught by Rishabh Pant off Aniket Choudhary’s bowling leaving team total at 206/7 in 60.3 overs.Wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Kumar Das stayed for unbeaten 23 runs, playing in the number 8 position, while experienced Mahmudullah Riyad out for 23 runs.Aniket Choudhary bagged four wickets — opener Tamim Iqbal (13), Mominul Haque (5), Mushfiqur, Mehedi Hasan Miraz(0) — for economic 26 runs. Chama Milind, Vijay Shankar, Kuldeep Yadav and Shabaz Nadeem took one wicket each for the side The Tigers are playing 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 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, Chama Milind 1/26, Vijay Shankar 1/32, Kuldeep Yadav 1/32, Shabaz Nadeem 1/38. India ‘A’ innings: 91/1 in 21 overs, at stumps; Priyank Panchal batting 40, Shreyas Iyer batting  29, Abhinav Mukund 16, Subashis Roy 1/11.UNB


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