Tamim Iqbal went back to the dressing room early. This time, his opening partner Liton Das also returned to the set. Litton caught Starling off Kurtis Kampfer. He scored 26 runs off 31 balls with 2 fours and 1 six.
As of writing this report, after 11.3 overs, Bangladesh’s collection is 55 runs for 2 wickets. Nazmul Hossain is unbeaten on 13 runs and Shakib Al Hasan on 6 runs.
Earlier, Irish captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and decided to field at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Bangladesh has been invited 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.