Soumya, Ebadat power BCB XI beating Zimbabwe in practice match

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BCB XI vs Zimbabwe, One-day practice match, BKSP, Savar.

Zimbabwe : 178/10 in 45.2 overs (Masakadza 102, Chigumbura 47; Ebadat 5/19, Saifuddin 3/32, Mohor 1/18)

BCB XI : 181/2 in 39 overs (Soumya 102*, Mosaddek 38, Fazle 13, Ariful 9*, Sikandar 1/21)

Result : BCB XI won by 8 wickets.

BCB XI defeat the touring Zimbabwe by 8 wickets in the one-day practice match. at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP), Savar. Zimbabwe will play against Bangladesh in the first of three-match ODI series starting on October 21 (Sunday).

Zimbabwe were all out for 178 despite Masakadza’s century. Ebadat Hossain’s brilliant spell of 5 for 19 has set the tune as all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin chipped in with 3 wickets to bowl out Zimbabwe for less than 200.

In reply, BCB XI lost Mizanur Rahman early after he was run out for 8. Shortly after Fazle Rabbi too got out on 13. Then a partnership of 112 between skipper Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain helped BCB XI to seal a comprehensive 8-wicket victory with 11 overs left in the match. Soumya remained not out on 102.