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Mushfiqur keeps up good form ahead of T20 WC

  • Published at 02:41 pm September 30th, 2021
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Bangladesh A team's Mushfiqur Rahim plays down the ground during their first one-dayer against BCB HP Unit in Chittagong BCB

Bangladesh A team confirmed the series, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead. In the first match, Mushfiqur struck an unbeaten 70 run knock as Bangladesh A won the game by six wickets.

Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim continued his good run of form as he scored yet another half-century in Bangladesh A's 30-run victory over High Performance (HP) team in the second of three-match one-day series at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today.

By virtue of this victory, Bangladesh A team confirmed the series, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead. In the first match, Mushfiqur struck an unbeaten 70 run knock as Bangladesh A won the game by six wickets.

The senior batsman was going through a bad patch as he had recently scored just 39 runs in the five-match T20 International series against New Zealand with two ducks.

As the country's most dependable batsmen's form was worrying, he willingly made him available for the Bangladesh A team in the series to regain his form ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup in Oman and United Arab Emirates.



However when Mushfiqur returned to form, it was Bangladesh A team's captain Mominul Haque who played the pivotal role in the comprehensive victory.

Mominul hammered a brilliant 128 off 121, including 11 fours and two sixes as Bangladesh A team compiled a hefty 322-7 after opting to bat first. HP team was able to put up 292-9 to concede the defeat.

For Bangladesh A team, Nazmul Hossain Shanto who opened the innings with Mominul, hit 67 off 85 with two fours and as many sixes.

Mominul and Shanto indeed provided a strong platform, adding 154 runs for the opening stand. After the dismissal of Shanto, Mominul and Mushfiqur further combined for a 98-run partnership to bury HP under the huge scores. Mushfiqur clobbered six fours and one six in his 53 ball-62.

For HP team, Rejaur Rahman was the most successful bowler with 4-42 while Ruhel Mia, Aminul Islam and Sumon Khan took three wickets apiece.


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The young HP side tried their best but eventually fell short. Openers Tanzid Hasan and Parvez Emon shared 136-run partnership to hint a good fight but the experienced A team bounced back in style as the game progressed.

Tanzid was the top-scorer with 86 while Parvez Emon blasted 77 off 58 with seven fours and four sixes. After they were departed, A team gained the control thanks to pace bowler Rubel Hossain who ended with 3-69. Naeem Hasan and Kamrul Islam gave his ably support with two wickets apiece.

The last match of the series is on Saturday.

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