Bangladesh Emerging sense innings win
At the end of day two in Chattogram, Ireland Wolves trail Bangladesh Emerging by another 127 runs with six wickets in hand in the only four-dayer.
Bangladesh Emerging posted 313 runs in reply to Wolves’ 151 in the first innings. Yasir Ali, the top-scorer, fell short of a hundred by eight runs – 92 off 115 balls. He struck 5 sixes and 8 fours in the innings.
The hosts were heading towards a bigger lead before losing their last five wickets for 16 runs, as pacers Mark Adair and Graham Hume ran through the lower order, bagging three wickets each.
Overnight batsmen skipper Saif Hassan (49) and Mahmudul Hasan Joy (42) departed in successive overs in the first session. Towhid Hridoy made 36 in a 115-run fourth-wicket stand with Yasir.
Ireland Wolves’ batting order stumbled once again, finishing the second day on 35 runs for the loss of four wickets.
Pacer Ebadat Hossain stuck in the third over of the second innings, sending back James McCollum for 1. Tanvir Islam, who claimed a first five-for in first-class in the previous innings, dismissed Jeremy Lawlor, Jonathan Garth and Stephen Doheny in the last hour of the day’s play.
Curtis Campher and his captain Harry Tector, both unbeaten on 2 runs off 10 balls, will start day three for the tourists.
Ireland Wolves 1st innings: 151
Bangladesh Emerging 1st innings: 313 in 90.4 overs (Yasir 92, Saif 49; Adair 3/22, Hume 3/56)
Ireland Wolves 2nd innings: 35/4 in 20 overs (Doheny 20; Tanvir 3/9, Ebadat 1/17)
Ireland Wolves trail by 127 runs
Stumps- Day 2