Bangladesh U19 Vs Otago A
Bangladesh U19 : 170/10 in 40.3 overs (Saif 54, Afif 40, Aminul 22; Viljoen 5/31)
Otago A : 176/4 in 36.5 overs (Croudis 73, Rutherford 44,Visabadiya 30*, Robiul 3/16)
Result : Otago A won by 6 wickets.
Bangladesh U19 team started their World Cup campaign with a defeat in the practice match against Otago A at Dunedin.
Batting first Bangladesh U19 were all out for 170 in 40.2 overs. Skipper Saif Hassan scored the highest knock of 54 off 69 balls. Afif Hossain was dismissed after scoring a quick-fire 40 off 44 balls. Viljoen picked up 5 wickets for 31.
In reply Otago A chased down the target in 36.5 overs thanks to Croudis’s half-century. Robiul Haque took 3 wickets for 16 for Bangladesh U19.