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Bangladesh A to face Ireland A in 3rd T20 Friday


Thursday 16 August, 2018 05:03:50 pm

Bangladesh A to face Ireland A in 3rd T20 Friday

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) – Bangladesh A will take on host Ireland A in the third and last game of the three-match unofficial T20 series at Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Friday.

The match will begin at 6 pm [Bangladesh time].

Bangladesh have an advantage of 1-0 lead in the series with a four-wicket victory in the first game and can utilise their chance to clinch the series title as the second game was washed out due to rain on Wednesday.

In the first game, Bangladesh captain Soumya Sarker hit a 41-ball 57 on the way to his team’s winning total of 155/6 in 18 overs, in reply to a total of 152/10 in 20 overs, posted by Ireland A after opting to bat first at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground on August 13.

Bangladesh A T20 Squad: Soumya Sarkar (captain), Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Zakir Hasan, Nurul Hasan, Mizanur Rahman, Saif Hassan, Khaled Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shariful Islam, Fazle Mahmud, Afif Hossain and Sunzamul Islam.

Ireland A T20 Squad: Andrew Balbirnie(captain), Peter Chase, David Delany, George Dockrell, Tyrone Kane, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Kevin O Brien, William Porterfield, James Shannon, Simi Singh, Stuart Thompson and Lorcan Tucker.