Captain in charge Mushfiqur Rahim hammered a brilliant unbeaten hundred to guide Bangladesh scoring a mammoth total in the first preparation match of the tour. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মুশফিকের শতকে রান পাহাড়ে বাংলাদেশ]
In the stipulated 50 overs of the match, visiting Bangladesh accumulated 345 runs losing 7 wickets against Duke of Norfolk.
Batting first at the Arundel Castle Cricket Ground in West Sussex, Tiger batsmen hammered hard from the beginning of the innings.
Mushfiqur Rahim who is in the charge of the match in absence of regular skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, has decided to bat first after winning the toss in the morning.
Two openers Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes exhibited stand out performance making a 117 runs opening partnership. Opener Soumya Sarkar scored second highest 73 runs while Imrul Kayes scored 44. Young all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz also scored 40.
Bangladesh: 345/7 in 50 overs
Mushfiq 134*, Soumya 73, Kayes 44, Miraz 31, Nasir 26
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