Mushfiq, Sabbir save Tigers’ day
The fifties from Mushfiqur Rahim and Sabbir Rahman defied Australia spinner Nathan urban center WHO bagged 5 wickets to cause the hosts high order a tough time within the 1st day of the urban center take a look at on Mon.
Lyon terminated the day with 5 wickets, four of that were Bangladesh’s high four batsmen WHO all were tried leg before by the spinner.
The Tigers had 253 for six at the tip of the primary day, with skipper Mushfiq unvanquished on sixty-two and Nasir Hossain not out on nineteen.
Winning the toss, Mushfiq opted to bat 1st, however, urban center struck double in fast succession to depart the hosts on twenty-one for two.
After Tamim Iqbal might solely manage nine and Imrul Kayes four, opener Soumya Sarkar and also the returning Mominul Haque slightly repaired the injury with a 49-run partnership.
Soumya’s leg was conjointly stapled before the wicket by urban center before the groups visited lunch whereas Mominul suffered an equivalent fate early into the second session. Soumya and Mominul created thirty-three and thirty-one severally.
Shakib Al Hasan was trying set to stage a fight back currently, however, Ashton Agar got him caught behind on twenty-four to cause any injury to the hosts.
With the score on 117 for five, Sabbir and Mushfiq created a hundred and five runs within the sixth wicket to strengthen Bangladesh’s hold on the sport.
Sabbir was unlucky to own his 66-run innings reduce by that man urban center close to the shut of the day, cricketer Matthew Wade bright political campaign him to interrupt the combine.
Mushfiq and Nasir then adscititious thirty-one while not any hassle. they’ll begin the second day with confidence, knowing that even a draw can clinch a historic series finish. For Australia tho’, it’s a requirement win game and that they can bundle the hosts out as before long as attainable.