Dhaka, July 22 (UNB)- Touring Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team restricted hosts England U-19 team to 200 for 7 in 50 overs in their first one-day match of the Tri-nation Under-19 Cricket Tournament at New Road, Worcester on Monday.
Choosing to bat after winning the toss, England U-19 team scored 200 for 7 in 50 overs featuring 111 runs in the 7th wicket stand by Lewis Goldsworthy and Kasey Luke Aldridge.
Number five Lewis Goldsworthy scored an unbeaten at 69 off 99 balls hitting four boundaries while lower order Kasey Luke Aldridge contributed 58 off 78 balls with the help of five fours.
Tanzim Hasan Sakib was the most successful bowler for Bangladesh, as he bagged four wickets for 49 from his spell, while Mrittunjoy Chowdhury took one wicket for 31.
Earlier, two English openers Daniel Mousley and Thomas Clark made a good start putting on 49 runs in the opening stand before Daniel Mousley’s departure for 20.
It was then that Tanzim Hasan Sakib sent back three English batsmen--Thomas Clark (27), Joseph Evison (0) and Jack Haynes (3) -- for just six runs and later he completed his four-wicket haul removing Aldridge.
Mrittunjoy Chowdhury claimed his lone wicket dismissing George Hill for 5 runs with scoreboard showing 71 for 5 in 20.2 overs.
England quickly lost their sixth wicket of Finlay Bean with the scoreboard on just 87 off 26.3 overs. Finlay Bean added just 8 runs before fell victim of a run-out, Tanzim Hasan Sakib this time with some smart fielding.
In reply, Bangladesh U-19 team were advancing in circumspect fashion towards the target, reaching 118 for 3 in 22 overs with Towhid Hridoy (26) and Shahadat Hossain (29) at the crease till last report received.
In the ongoing Tri-nation Youth ODI Tournament, involving England and India, where each team will play each other four times in the quadruple round robin first phase and later the top two teams will play in the final on August 11.
In the remaining matches, the Young Tigers will face their Indian counterparts twice on the trot on July 24 and 27, then again England on July 28, India again on July 30, England on August 1, India on August 5, and finally the fourth England fixture on August 7.
Dhaka, July 22 (UNB)- Bangladesh Emerging Women’s Cricket team (A Team) will start their campaign in South Africa taking on hosts Emerging Women’s team in the first match of three-match one-day series at Groenkloof Oval in Pretoria on Tuesday.
The match will start at 1:30 pm (BdST).
The 2nd string Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team will play their 2nd one-day match on July 25 and the 3rd one-day on July 28 at the same venue and same time.
Visiting Bangladesh Women’s team will also play a three-match T20 series against the Proteas Women’s on July 28, August 1 and 4, at the Mandela Oval in Hammanskraal at 5 pm (BdST).
Earlier, a 14-member Bangladesh Emerging Women’s Cricket team accompanied by its head coach Anju Jain reached South Africa on Friday (July 19) to play a three-match one-day and three-match T20 series against the hosts Proteas women’s team.
Bangladesh Emerging Women’s Cricket team: Nigar Sultana (Captain), Shaila Sharmin, Sharmin Sultana, Nahida Akter, Murshida Khatun Happy, Fariha Islam Trisna, Sobhana Mostary, Ritu Moni, Khadija Tul Kubra, Sanjida Islam, Fahima Khatun, Nuzhat Tasnia, Suraiya Azmim, and Sharmin Akter Supta.
Dhaka, July 22 (UNB) - Touring Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI took a 56-run lead against Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Secretary XI on the first day of the 3rd four-day match of the ongoing Dr (Capt) K Thimmappaiah Memorial Cricket Tournament, also known as Mini Ranji Trophy, on Monday at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
In reply to KSCA Secretary XI’s meagre total of 79 runs in the first innings, the BCB XI scored 135 for 3 in 44 overs in the first innings at the end of the first day, featuring a half century by opener Shadman Islam (59 runs off 93 balls).
Jahurul Islam and Najmul Hossain Shanto remained unbeaten on 28 and 27 runs respectively for the BCB XI when the bails were drawn for the first day.
After electing to field first, the BCB XI restricted the KSCA Secretary XI to only 79 runs in 41 overs.
Shohidul Islam grabbed five wickets conceding 20 runs in 16 overs while Ebadot Hossain claimed 2 for 36 and Ariful Haque 3 for 22 for the Bangladeshi side.
Earlier, the BCB XI started their campaign with a draw against Vidarbha Cricket Association in their first four-day match at Alur-2 (Golden Oval) in Bengaluru on July 10-13.
The touring side played to another draw against Dr DY Patil Cricket Academy in their second four-day match of the tournament at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on July 10-13.
On the other hand, KSCA Secretary XI defeated Dr DY Patil CA by 7 wickets in their first match at the Indian Air Force Ground (IAF) on July 10-13 while they suffered an innings and 121-run defeat to Vidarbha CA at the KINI Sports venue on July 16-19.
With two draws, the BCB XI are now in the 3rd position of the four-team Group B securing 4 points from two matches while the KSCA Secretary XI are now at the 2nd slot with 5 points from two matches with one win and one defeat.
Vidarbha CA topped the points table with 8 points from two matches.
Dhaka, July 21 (UNB)- Touring Bangladesh Under-19 team will start their campaign in the Tri-nation Under-19 Cricket Tournament taking on hosts England U-19 on Monday (July 22) at New Road, Worcester.
Play will commence at 4 pm (BdST).
The Bangladesh U-19s made a good start to their England tour thrashing a Young Lions XI by 108 runs in the lone warm-up match at Loughborough last Friday (July 19).
Earlier, a 15-member Bangladesh U-19 Cricket team reached England on July 15 for competing in the Tri-nation Youth ODI Tournament, also involving England and India, scheduled for July 21 to August 11.
Each team will play each other four times in the quadruple round robin first phase, and later the top two teams will play in the final on August 11.
Following tomorrow’s assignment, the Teen Tigers will face their Indian counterparts twice on the trot on July 24 and 27, then again England on July 28, India again on July 30, England on August 1, India on August 5, and finally the fourth England fixture on August 7.
Bangladesh U-19 Squad: Akbar Ali (Captain),Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Mohammad Prantik Nawrose, Tawhid Hridoy (Vice-Captain), Shoriful Islam, Mohammad Parvez Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Rakibul Hasan, Mohammad Rishad Hossain, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Avishek Das , Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Mohammad Shahin Alom.
Dhaka, July 21 (UNB) — A brilliant century by Ibrahim Zadran guided Afghanistan A to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match unofficial ODI series beating Bangladesh A by four wickets in 2nd one-dayer at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday.
With the day’s feat, the 2nd string Afghan team established their strong command over their Bangladesh counterpart and poised for winning the one-day series too after clinching the two-match unofficial Test series 1-0.
The home side made a frustrating start in the one-day series losing the first match by an embarrassing 10 wickets at the same venue last Friday, despite having four national cricketers – Anamul Haque, Sabbir Rahman, Rubel Hossain and Mohammad Mithun—in the squad.
Earlier in the Test series, Afghanistan A team beat Bangladesh A team by seven wickets in the first match at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna and settled for a draw in rain interrupted second match in Chattogram last week to win the series 1-0.
The third one-day match between two teams will also be held at the same venue in Chattogram on July 24 while the last two matches, scheduled for July 27 and 29 at the BKSP ground in Savar.
Sent into bat first in the day’s 2nd one-day match, hosts Bangladesh A team scored a fighting total of 278 runs for 9 in stipulated 50 overs, featuring a 97-run partnership for the 3rd wicket between England & Wales 2019 alumna Mohammad Mithun and Mohammad Nayem.
Mithun hammered 85 runs off 91 balls hitting five fours and four sixes, Nayem scored 49 runs off 57 balls with three fours and a six, Imrul Kayes made 55-ball 40 runs hitting five fours, national opener Anamul Haque Bijoy scored 24-ball 26 with three fours and one six while national all-rounder Sabbir Rahman scored 38-ball 35 runs with one four and one six.
In reply, touring Afghanistan team reached their target scoring 281 runs for the loss of six wickets in 49.1 overs, featuring the brilliant century by Ibrahim Zadran, who furnished his 149 balls innings with seven boundaries and seven over boundaries.
Later, Ibrahim Zadran was adjudged man of the match.
Besides, Sharafuddin Ashraf (not out 36), Usman Ghani (26), Karim Janat (24) and Rahmanullah Gunbaz (21) were the other main contributors for the tourists.
Bangladesh pacer Shafiul Islam bagged two wickets for 59 runs while Sabbir Rahman, Abu Hider Rony and Abu Jayed Rahi took one wicket each.