Live: Shakib brings up fifty

No regret in failing to finish the game: Shakib

Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan brings up fifty with the help of 6 boundaries in the one-off 50-over warm-up match against South Africa Invitational XI at Bloemfontein. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ প্রতিরোধ গড়ার চেষ্ঠার সাকিব]

After the departure of Liton Das who scored 8 in the 14th over of the match, Shakib Al Hasan came to bat in the middle. Bangladesh fall in trouble losing four top-order batsmen on 63 within the 15th over of the match.

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Then Shakib took the responsibility on his shoulder and started to play his natural game. He added 57 runs partnership with Riyad but all on a sudden he was trapped in by Mulder for 21.  Then Sabbir Rahman joined with him.

After playing some sensational shots before getting out he scored 68 off just 67 balls at a strike rate of 101.49 with 9 boundaries.

By the time of writing this report, Bangladesh are 217 for 6 after 40.4 overs.  Sabbir Rahman is batting on 51 alongside Nasir Hossain who is remaining unbeaten on 8.

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South African Invitation XI Squad: Jean-Paul Duminy (c), Khaya Zondo, AB de Villiers, Aiden Markram, Willem Mulder, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Robert Frylinck, Aaron Phangiso, Malusi Siboto, Matthew Breetzke, Beuran Hendricks, Mbulelo Budaza, Keshav Maharaj

Bangladesh Squad: Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das (wk), Mohammad Saifuddin, Rubel Hossain, Tamim Iqbal, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed