25 May 2023, 19:51

Bangladesh A take 166-run lead against Caribbean

DHAKA, May 25, 2023 (BSS)-Bangladesh A took a 166-run lead against the
visiting West Indies, riding on three half-centuries on day three of the
second unofficial Test at the Academy ground of Sylhet International Cricket
Stadium today.

Opener Shadman Islam hit 74 and Shahadat Hossain Dipu continued his rich vein
of form with 50. At stumps, Irfan Shukkur was batting on 64 with Nayeem Hasan
on 14 as Bangladesh reached 274-6 in their second innings.

Bangladesh were all out for 237 in their first innings. Resuming the day on
268-3, West Indies A were able to add just 77 runs on day three to be bowled
out for 345. That gave them a 108 runs lead, which Bangladesh weathered by
showing some batting composure for the first time in the series.

Pace bowler Tanzim Hasan Sakib claimed 4-59 to play an important role in
wrapping up the Caribbean's innings earlier than anticipation. Saif Hassan
took 2-37.



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