Dhaka – A brilliant century by Afif Hossain enabled Bangladesh Emerging Cricket team to score 208 for 3 in 66 overs against Sri Lankan Emerging team on the 3rd day of the 2nd four-day unofficial Test match at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Thursday.
Resuming the first innings with overnight total of 57 for 3 in 23 overs, hosts Bangladesh added 151 runs without losing any wicket on the third day (Thursday).
Captain Najmul Hossain Shanto, who was in batting with 26, contributed 88 runs off 173 balls hitting 10 fours and 3 sixes while another overnight batsman Afif Hossain, who was in batting with 16 runs, smashed 100 off 180 balls, hitting 11 fours and 2 sixes on the day.
Earlier on the 2nd day, the hosts Bangladesh lost three wickets of Saif Hassan (4), Aminul Islam (9) and Yasir Ali (0).
Jehan Daniel picked up two wickets while Mohamed Shiraz bagged one wicket for the touring Sri Lanka.
The first day’s play of the 2nd and final four-dayer was washed out on Tuesday without a single ball; being bowled.UNB