Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Shadman century hands Bangladesh A 67-run lead

Bangladesh A 322 for 6 (Shadman 108, Shanto 69, Nurul 51*, Smith 2-42) lead Ireland A 255 by 67 runs

A century from Shadman Islam put Bangladesh A in charge on the second day of the unofficial Test against Ireland A in Sylhet. The home side finished with a lead of 67 at stumps, having posted 322 for six in the 103 overs of their first innings.

Resuming on an overnight score of 22, Shadman struck 15 fours in his 108 off 219 balls, staying at the crease for close to five-and-a-half hours. He added 137 for the second wicket with captain Nazmul Hossain Shanto, who made a 135-ball 69. Shadman added a further 69 with Yasir Ali Chowdhury (35) for the fourth wicket before falling in the 82nd over of the innings.

Wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan scored his 16th first-class fifty, anchoring a 66-run stand with Mahedi Hasan (35) for the sixth wicket. Nurul went to stumps on an unbeaten 51 off 98 balls.

For the visitors, Nathan Smith and Andrew McBrine took two wickets each, with the latter accounting for Shadman. Stuart Thompson and George Dockrell picked up a wicket apiece.

Bangladesh A 4th innings Partnerships

1st8Shadman IslamZakir Hasan
2nd0Shadman IslamNazmul Hossain Shanto
3rd45Al-AminShadman Islam
4th7Shadman IslamYasir Ali
5th71Nurul HasanYasir Ali
6th1Yasir AliMahedi Hasan