Batsmen shine on the first day of tour

Scorecard (After end of first 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 : 21/1 in 5.3 overs (Dikgale 12, Valli 9*; Mehidy 0/0, Subashis 0/8, Mustafizur 0/13)

Bangladesh had a good start on the first day of 3-day practice match against South Africa Invitational XI.

Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim and Sabbir Rahman’s half-century gave Bangladesh a first innings total of 306 for 7 before Mushfiqur declared the innings. Mominul scored the highest knock of 68. Sabbir Rahman remained not out on 58. Cohen picked up 4 wickets for 23.

In reply Invitational XI lost their first wicket after 21 runs. Dikgale was run out on 12. They trail by 285 runs.