Bangladesh draw warm-up match in West Indies

Staff Correspondent | Published: 09:05, Jun 30,2018 | Updated: 16:57, Jun 30,2018

 
 

Tamim Iqbal returns to the dressing room during the tea-break of the game. — BCB photo

The two-day warm-up match between Bangladesh and West Indies Cricket Board president XI ended in a draw with the hosts making 310-8 in their only innings at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on Friday.
Abu Jayed and Shafiul Islam claimed two wickets each for Bangladesh as former Under-19 skipper Shimron Hetmyer struck 123 for WICB President XI.
Hetmyer, who hit19 fours and a six, was ably aided by 30-year old Barbados batsman Shamarh Brooks, who made 72.
Rubel Hossain, Kamrul Islam, Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque grabbed the remaining four wickets for Bangladesh.
Earlier, Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah each scored a century as to help Bangladesh reach 403-8 in 84.2 overs at stumps on the opening day.
Tamim retired in the final session after scoring 125 while Mahmudullah retired after hitting 102 runs.
Sakib al Hasan was among other significant run getters with 67.
Fast bowler Alzarri Joseph claimed four wickets for the home side.
The first Test between Bangladesh and West Indies will start on July 4 in Antigua.

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