Sunzamul five-for, Bangladesh A aiming victory
Bangladesh A have been set 132 runs to win in the fourth innings against Ireland A as the hosts require 105 more on the final day of the one-off unofficial Test at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ শেষ দিনে জয়ের জন্য ১০৫ রান প্রয়োজন সাদমানদের]
Bangladesh A were bowled out for 337 runs in 116.2 overs after they started the day with 322/6. They lost their last four wickets for seven runs. Wicket-keeper Nurul Hasan Sohan was dismissed for 117-ball 54. Andy McBrine and George Dockrell picked up three wickets each.
Ireland A were losing wickets at regular intervals in their second innings. Opener James Shannon hammered 90 runs off 118 deliveries including seven fours and three sixes.
The tourists were bowled out for 213 runs in 60.2 overs. Left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam took his 13th first-class five-for with five wickets for 90 runs in 23.2 overs. Mahedi Hasan took another three-for in the match.
Ireland A took a 131-run lead. Bangladesh A lost Zakir Hasan (4) and skipper Nazmul Hossain Shanto (0) as McBrine bowled them in the run-chase. The hosts are 27/2 in 11 overs. Shadman Islam (14*) and Mohammad Al-Amin (9*) are unbeaten on the crease.
Watch the highlights of day-3 between Bangladesh ‘A’ and Ireland ‘A’-
Ireland A 255 and 213 allout (Shannon 90, Getkate 26; Sunzamul 5/90, Mahedi 3/48)
Bangladesh A 337 and 27/2 (Shadman 14*, Al-Amin 9*; McBrine 2/14)
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com