Yasir Ali, Biplob, Abu Hider and Arafat Sunny shine in 1st practice match


    Red XI vs Green XI, 1st Practice Match

    Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

    Green XI : 143/9 in 20 overs (Yasir Ali 39, Imrul 32, Naim Sheikh 29; Biplob 3/17, Abu Hider 3/29)

    Red XI : 93/10 in 17.4 overs (Liton 36; Arafat Sunny 3/20, Taijul 2/10)

    Result : Green XI won by 50 runs.

    Green XI defeated Red Xi in the first T20 practice match in preparation for the India Tour. Tigers Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan did not play the match. Second practice match will he held on tomorrow (October 28).

    Batting first Green XI posted 143 for 9 in 20 overs. Yasir Ali scored the highest knock of 39 off 21 balls including 4 fours and 2 sixes. Imrul Kayes was the second highest scorer with 32 while Naim Sheikh contributed 29. Aminul Islam Biplob bowled an sensational spell and claimed 3 wickets for 17. Abu Hider Rony also grabbed 3 wickets for 29.

    In reply, aprat from Liton Kumar no batsmen from the Red XI side looked convincing as they were all out for 93 in 17.4 overs. Liton scored 36 off 34 balls. Arafat Sunny took 3 wickets for 20.