Bangladesh A continued their supremacy over their Ireland counterpart as the junior Tigers took a 2-0 lead in the five-match one-day series following their eight-wicket win in the third game in Cox’s Bazar Tuesday.
Batting first, the Irish were skittled out for just 103 in 35.4 overs with captain Andrew Balbirnie top-scoring with a 90-ball 52, featuring three fours and a six.
It was a dominant performance from the home side at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium as eight of the batsmen from the visiting side were dismissed for single digit scores.
Seamer and player of the match Abu Haider Rony bagged three wickets while spinners Tanbir Hayder and Sanjamul Islam picked up two each.
In reply, the home side romped home in 23 overs with skipper Nazmul Hossain Shanto scoring the highest unbeaten 41 off 38 balls, composed with seven boundaries. No 4 batsman Al Amin was not out on a 23-ball 14 alongside Nazmul.
Openers Shadman Islam and Anamul Haque chipped in with 24 and 20 respectively.
Pacer Peter Chase and spinner George Dockrell took one wicket apiece for the tourist.
The fourth and penultimate game of the series will be held Wednesday at the same venue.
Earlier, Bangladesh A won the second match by five wickets with the first game ending in no result due to rain and wet outfield.
Prior to that in the only unofficial Test, Bangladesh A were victorious by five wickets.
106/2 in 23 overs (Nazmul 41*, Shadman 24) beat Ireland A
103 in 35.4 overs (Balbirnie 52, Rony 3/29) by eight wickets