Watch Tamim-Soumya sweep win for BCB XI

BCB XI assembled a dominating win in the only practice match against visiting West Indies before the limited over series. [Read in Bangla: তামিম-সৌম্যর রাজসিক শতকে মাশরাফিদের দাপুটে জয়]

Tamim-Soumya sweep win for BCB XI

Despite chasing a monumental total of 332 runs thrown by the Caribbean side after batting first, Bangladesh did not encounter any oppression as both Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar slammed splendid hundreds to pick up a 51 run win in D/L method.

On his return, Tamim batted robustly completing 107 runs in just 73 balls striking 7 fours and a six. He and Soumya Sarkar were undetached for 114 runs in the second wicket partnership after Imrul Kayes returned to the pavilion scoring 27 off 25.

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Tamim-Soumya sweep win for BCB XI

Soumya was still there and picked his half century in the third wicket partnership with Ariful Haque. The home team lost a splutter of wickets at that time and became 265 for 6 when skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza took the control accompanying Soumya on the other end.

Soumya reached in his milestone carrying 77 deliveries and striking 7 fours and six sixes.

Bangladesh scored 314 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 41st over when field umpires decided to draw the result in D/L method because of light shortage in the early winter afternoon in Dhaka.

Tamim-Soumya sweep win for BCB XI

Soumya was unbeaten with 103 runs facing 83 balls. On the other end, captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza was not out scoring 22 runs in 18 deliveries. He hit 2 fours and one six.

In the beginning of the procedure, depending on Shai Hopes’ 78 runs, West Indies mounted 331 runs in their allotted 50 overs.

Nazmul Islam Apu and Rubel bagged two wickets each.

Brief Score:
West Indies 331/8 (50 overs)
Hope 78, Powell 43, Bravo 27
Rubel 2/55, Apu 2/61, Mashrafe 1/37

Bangladesh 314/6 (41 overs)

Tamim 107, Soumya 103*, Kayes 25
Chase 2/57

Result: Bangladesh won by 51 runs.

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প্রস্তুতি ম্যাচে দুর্দান্ত ইনিংস খেলার পেছনের উৎসাহের কথা ম্যাচ শেষে ব্যক্ত করেছেন সৌম্য সরকার।

— (@BDCricTime) December 6, 2018

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