Practice match ended in a draw


Scorecard (After end of the third and final day)

Bangladesh : 306/7 dec. in 74.1 overs (Mominul 68, Mushfiqur 63, Sabbir 58*, Soumya 43, Imrul 34; Cohen 4/21)

SA Invitational XI : 313/8 dec. in 91 overs (von Berg 62, Hamza 60, Christensen 53; Shafiul 2/61, Subashis 1/27, Mustafizur 1/28)

Bangladesh (2nd innings) : 235/9 dec. in 63 overs (Sabbir 67, Imrul 51, Mominul 33; von Berg 4/77, Plooy 2/51)

Result : Match drawn.

3-day practice match between Bangladesh and South Africa Invitational XI ended in a draw.

Bangladesh started the third and final day on 6 without loss. After the early departure of Liton Das; Imrul Kayes and Mominul added 71 runs in the second wicket partnership. Imrul was dismissed after scoring 51. Tigers were in trouble after losing two quick wickets of Mominul and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim.

But Sabbir Rahman’s second half-century in the match prevented any further damage. Sabbir scored 67 off 98 balls. Bangladesh declared their second innings on 235 for 9 in 63 overs with lead of 228 runs. Von Berg picked up 4 wickets for 77. Invitational XI decided not to bat in the second innings.