In the single four day match between Bangladesh ‘A’ and Ireland ‘A’, the visiting team batsmen were bundled out scoring 255 runs in their first innings against Bangladesh. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ আইরিশদের বিপক্ষে দ্যুতি ছড়ালো মেহেদি-রাব্বিরা]
In reply, Bangladesh ‘A’ has ended day one at 38 for the loss of 1 wicket. Opener Shadman Islam and skipper Nazmul Hossain Shanto were unbeaten at 22 and 15 runs respectively.
At the start of the day, Ireland ‘A’ won the toss and decided to bat first; they lost 3 early wickets at the score of 29 runs.
Indian born Irish batsman Simi Singh batted diligently contrary to his team mates and scored his inaugural first class hundred. He scored 121 runs with the help of 19 fours and 4 sixes.
Jubair Hossain Likhon spun through the late order of Ireland innings; the visitors were 9 down at the score of 169 runs.
In the tenth wicket, Andy McBrine stormed a half century partnered with Simi Singh. McBrine scored a 62 ball 57 runs with 6 boundaries led his team to end up scoring a substantial 255 runs in their first innings.
Among Bangladeshi bowlers, Mehedi Hasan took 3 for 47 runs while Ebadot Hossain, Rabbi and Jubair Hossain Likhon all claimed 2 wickets each.
Watch the highlights of Day-1 between Ireland ‘A’ and Bangladesh ‘A’ here-