Bangladesh has heard no positive news from outside the camp after the drawn Test in Chittagong. Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will also miss the second and final Test match of the series scheduled to start in Dhaka from 8th of this month.
Shakib was outside of action in the first Test match injuring his left finger during the final match of the Rocket tri-nation series against Sri Lanka. He was diagnosed of a fractured thumb later on and ruled out of the first Test match.
Shakib could not even come to bat during the Bangladesh’s innings in the final of the tri-nation series.
On Sunday, host Bangladesh scored 307 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their second innings when the captains of both teams shook hands agreeing the match drawn at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Little dynamo Mominul Haque struck consecutive centuries, became the first Bangladeshi to score centuries in both innings of a Test match.
The 174 balls innings was decorated with 5 fours and 2 sixes. On the other end, misfortune drew Litton Kumar Das losing wicket in the vicinity of what could be his first Test ton.
The wicket keeper batsman flew the ball delivered by Rangana Herath high into the sky at the score of 94 only to be caught by Dilruwan Perera in the deep.
Captain in charge Mahmudullah Riyad and Mosaddek Hossain were unbeaten scoring 28 and 8 respectively.