Bangladesh ‘A’ have won the first ODI against Ireland ‘A’ by 3 wickets at the Sylhet International Stadium.
After winning the toss, Ireland ‘A’ elected to bat first but their start of the innings wasn’t good as they lost their first wicket for just 8 runs. Abu Haider Rony brought the first breakthrough for Bangladesh ‘A’.
The bowlers bowled out Ireland ‘A’ for just 195 runs. Sanjamul Islam was the leading wicket taker with 4 wickets and Abul Hasan was the second with 3 wickets. Simi Singh’s 33 runs was the highest individual score for the Ireland ‘A’.
In reply, Bangladesh ‘A’ also lost an early wicket but then opener Shadman and skipper Shanto built a partnership of 56 runs and took them into a comfortable position. But a twist came right after then as they lost 5 wickets for just 45 runs.
Tanbir Hayder became the hero in the end as he played an amazing knock of 61 runs from 91 balls which guided Bangladesh ‘A’ to the victory in the end by 3 wickets.
With this win, Bangladesh ‘A’ lead the 5 match ODI series 1-0. The first ODI was washed out due to rain.
- Ire A: 195 (48.1 ov) | Simi 33, Sanjamul Islam 4/33, Abul Hasan 3/25.
- Ban A: 196/7 (46.3 ov) | Tanbir Hayder 61*, Nazmul Hossain 44, Muldar 3/42.
Man of the match: Tanbir Hayder