Bangladesh gave Ireland a huge target of 339 runs

Bangladesh gave Ireland a huge target of 339 runs

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Two centuries were missed. Shakib Al Hasan was out for 93 runs, debutant Towhid Hriday was out for 92 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim also batted stormily. Bangladesh has set a huge target of 339 runs to visiting Ireland in the first ODI based on three stormy innings.

Ireland invited Bangladesh to bat after winning the toss at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Bangladesh lost the toss and lost the wicket of captain Tamim Iqbal in the beginning.

But Liton Das and Najmul Hossain Shanto did not allow the disastrous situation to escalate. Although they could not make the two innings big. Liton was out for 26 runs and Najmul Hossain Shanto was out for 25 runs. After 3 wickets for 81 runs, Shakib Al Hasan tied the pair with the anointed Towhid Hridoy.


These two batsmen made a huge partnership of 135 runs. Shakib missed the century for only 7 runs. He got out after scoring 93 runs off 89 balls. Tauhid Hridoy was out for 92 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim scored 44 runs off 26 balls. In all, Bangladesh scored 338 runs by losing 8 wickets in the stipulated 50 overs.

Earlier, Irish captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and decided to field at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Invite Bangladesh to bat.

The Tigers did not start well. Tamim Iqbal has not had a big inning from his bat for a long time. Fifty did not appear in the three matches against England. He got out quickly in the first ODI against Ireland.


In the third over of the innings, Tamim returned with a slip catch while playing the ball outside the body of the Irish pacer Mark Adair. Bangladesh captain only 3.

Liton was moving forward with confidence despite losing his partner. But he could not increase the innings after being set. Litton caught Starling off Curtis Kampfer. He scored 26 runs off 31 balls with 2 fours and 1 six.

Najmul Hossain Shanto has now become a symbol of continuity. The runs are coming from his bat regularly. But the left-handed batsman still has the habit of giving away wickets after being set.

He played well against Ireland today. Also, make two small pairs. But while playing well, he was suddenly out of sight. Off Spinner McBrien’s ball got a lot of space between the bat pads and broke the stumps. Shanto returned to 25 in 34 balls with 1 boundary. Then the team’s run was 81.


After that, Shakib Al Hasan and Towhid Hridoy tied the pair. It is in this pair that dreams of big scores develop. These two made a pair of 135 runs.

There can be a lot of controversy off the field. There can be many discussions and criticisms about him, But Shakib Al Hasan on the field is completely different. Shakib has nothing to say other than the performance here. Shakib’s name is involved in the jewelry shop scam in Dubai, even if he doesn’t want to. The scandal did not go away. Meanwhile, Shakib performed on the field.

Along with that, the world’s best all-rounder was on the way to the 10th century in his career. But Shakib’s 10th century did not happen for just 7 runs. He had to get out after scoring 93 runs. Shakib wanted to play the shot from Graham Hume. But the ball hits the bottom edge and goes to the wicketkeeper. A strong cut behind the appeal. The umpire responded to that request.


Shakib returned with 93 runs off 89 balls and 9 boundaries. Before that, however, he became the second Bangladeshi to complete the milestone of seven thousand runs.

After Shakib, another senior Mushfiqur Rahim paired with Tauhid Hriday. The wicket is good for batting. Bangladesh’s innings are also in a favorable position. Due to this, Mushfiqur batted wildly. A pair of 80 runs was formed in the storm of his bat. Mushfiq scored 44 runs off 26 balls. He had 3 boundaries and a six in his bat. However, in the 46th over, Graham Hume hit a double in Bangladesh’s innings.

He forced Mushfiqur Rahim to be caught by Andy McBrien in the third ball of the over. Mushfiqur got out after playing a stormy inning of 44 runs off 26 balls. Towhid Hridoy got out with one ball break.


Knowing how to play fearless cricket is probably the heart of Tauhid. This member of the U-19 World Cup winning team has known himself with the bat for the national team since the beginning. The aesthetics of his bat started from that BPL. He also showed great courage against England on his T20 debut.

ODI debuted today against Ireland in Sylhet. In this match too, he went down to bat at number 5 and placed himself at another height. He was moving towards a century by scoring a half-century. Towhid Hridoy entered the last stage. But it was at this stage that he suffered from the nervous nineties.

A low yorker by Graham Hume is not understood. My heart wanted to whip at midwicket. But he could not hit the low ball. Stamp went straight and broke it. Hridoy got out after scoring 92 runs.


Tawhid scored the highest run on their ODI debut for Bangladesh. Earlier, Nasir Hossain scored 63 runs on debut. This time, beyond that, he stood on the verge of a century. But Hridoy had to leave after losing only 8 runs. He was bowled just one ball after Mushfiqur dismissal.

Then Taskin got out for 11 runs off 7 balls. Yasir Ali Rabbi scored 17 runs off 10 balls. Be a runout. Nasum Ahmed scored 11 runs from 7 balls and Mustafiz remained unbeaten with 1 run from 2 balls.

Graham Hume took 4 wickets for Ireland. Mark Adair, Andy McBrien, and Curtis Campher took 1 wicket each.



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