Rain forces Bangladesh A, HP four-day game end in a draw

Staff Reporter 2021-09-19, 10:28pm Cricket


DHAKA -The first four-day match between Bangladesh A

and BCB High Performance (HP) unit ended in a draw after the fourth and final
day was washed out without a bowl being bowled today at the Zahur Ahmed
Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

   Only 26 minutes of game was possible on the third day and HP team scored
55-3, resuming the day on 41-3. Shortly after the match started, the rain
again arrived, forcing an abandonment of the third day.

   Tanzid Hasan Tamim was batting on 31 with Towhid Ridoy on 9. Offspinner
Nayeem Hasan took two wickets of HP team as he dismissed Mahmudul Hasan for 1
and Shahadat Hossain Dipu for duck. Pacer Shohidul Islam took the wicket of
Parvez Hossain Emon for 12.

   Earlier, Bangladesh A team, was shot out for 339 in their first innings
with Nazmul Hossaon Shanto scoring highest 96. Irfan Shukkur made 85 while
Shadman Islam was the other notable scorer with 58.

   The second four-day game between the two sides will be held from September
23-26. The two teams will also play three-match one-day series between them
on September 30, October 2 and 4. Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya
Sarkar and Naim Sheikh who are in the squad for the Twenty20 World Cup will
feature in Bangladesh A team to play three one-day matches against HP team.BSS