Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque Make Bangladesh Recover from Early Jolt

October 28 14:30 2016

bangengNew Delhi, Friday, October 28 – Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first in the second Test at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Taijul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Shuvagata Hom and Mehedi Hasan are in the Playing XI.

Those to sit on bench are Soumya Sarkar, Subashis Roy, Nurul Hasan and Mosaddek Hossain Saikat. On the other hand, Alastair Cook is leading the England side which has Gary Ballance, Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Steven Finn and Zafar Ansari. Players in extras are Stuart Broad, Gareth Batty, Jake Ball, Jos Buttler and Haseeb Hameed.

A good start is given by Tamim Iqbal though first jolt is received early when Imrul Kayes was dismissed at score of 1. Iqbal scored 104 runs in 147 balls (4 x 12). Mominul Haque scored 66 runs in 111 balls, together with 10 boundaries. Mahmudullah lost his wicket to Stokes at 13 runs, which comprise a six and four. Shakib Al and Mushfiqur Rahim are on the crease at a score of 3. Bangladesh scored 200 runs in 52 overs, including 10 extras.