Lower-order batsman Andy McBrine chipped in with a useful 62-ball 57, including eight boundaries but none of the other batters crossed 20 in the face of some controlled bowling by the home side. Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan bagged three wickets while seamers Ebadat Hossain and Kamrul Islam Rabbi and leg-spinner Jubair Hossain picked up two each.
T'was a great day for Simi Singh today...he has definitely earned his seat at the hotel buffet tonight.— Cricket Ireland (@Irelandcricket) October 11, 2017
In reply, the host ended the day on 38/1 in 13 overs with opener Shadman Islam (22) and captain Nazmul Hossain Shanto (15) the unbeaten batsmen at the crease. Bangladesh A trail the tourist by 217 runs ahead of the second day’s play Thursday.
Fixtures of Ireland 'A' Tour of Bangladesh. pic.twitter.com/nmqJPOicAQOctober 11, 2017