Bangladesh A secure comfortable win at Cox’s Bazar

Ireland A : 103/10 in 35.4 overs (Balbirnie 50; Abu Haydar 3/29, Tanvir 2/14, Sanzamul 2/23)

Bangladesh A : 106/2 in 23 overs (Nazmul Hossain 41*, Sadman 24, Anamul 20; Dockrell 1/23)

Result : Bangladesh A won by 8 wickets.

Man of the Match : Abu Haydar.

Bangladesh A beat Ireland A by 8 wickets in the rescheduled third one-dayer at Sheikh Kamal International Stadium Academy Ground, Cox’s Bazar. Bangladesh A lead the 5-match series 2-0.

Subashis Roy gave the first breakthrough to Bangladesh A by dismissing James Shannon on 4. Ireland A were in trouble after losing 6 wickets for 54. But Andrew Bilbrinie’s 50 and Shane Getkate’s 23 helped Ireland A to surpass the 100 runs mark. Eventually they were bowled out for 103 in 35.4 overs. Abu Haydar Rony picked up 3 wickets for 29. Sanzamul Islam and Tanvir Haider shared 2 wickets each.

Chasing 104, Bangladesh A lost the first wicket of Anamul Haque on 33. Sadman Islam was dismissed after scoring 24. Skipper Nazmul Hossain and Al-Amin Jr.’s unbeaten 26 runs partnership in the third wicket helped Bangladesh A to secure a comfortable 8 wicket victory in 23 overs. Nazmul was not out on 41 and Al-Amin Jr. was on 14.

The 4th and 5th match will be held on 25 and 26 October respectively. All matches have now been shifted to SICS Academy Ground.