Tanvir 8-for seals big win for Bangladesh Emerging
Bangladesh Emerging have handed Ireland Wolves an innings and 23-run defeat in the only four-day match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram.
Ireland Wolves have been bowled out for 139 runs in reply to Bangladesh Emerging’s big first innings lead of 162 runs.
Tanvir Islam was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts, picking up career-best 8 wickets for 51 runs 28.3 overs. The left-arm spinner ended with match-haul of 13 wickets for 106 runs (5/55 in the first innings.
Captain Harry Tector and Curtis Campher batted through the first session of day three before Saif Hassan’s scalp of Campher (22) exposed the Irish lower order.
The pair added 60 runs for the fifth-wicket. Tector made 55 runs from 137 deliveries with seven boundaries.
Tanvir took all of the last five wickets in the second session to add to his three wickets from day two. Before this match, he did not have a single five-wicket haul in first-class matches.
The series now heads to limited-overs fixtures – five one-dayers and two T20 matches – across Chattogram and Dhaka.
Ireland Wolves 1st innings: 151 (Campher 39; Tanvir 5/55, Saif 2/15, Ebadat 2/32)
Bangladesh Emerging 1st innings: 313 in 90.4 overs (Yasir 92, Saif 49; Adair 3/22, Hume 3/56)
Ireland Wolves 2nd innings: 139 in 74.3 overs (Tector 55, Campher 22; Tanvir 8/51, Saif 1/15)
Bangladesh Emerging won by an innings and 23 runs
Player of the Match: Tanvir Islam
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