Indian emerging team defeated to Bangladesh

Published: 16 Nov 2019 Updated: 18 Nov 2019   

Sports Correspondent

Bangladesh Emerging team crushed Indian Emerging team by six wickets in the Emerging Teams Asia Cup at BKSP in Savar on Saturday.

This was the host’s second victory in a row which helped them move into the semifinal.

In the first match, the host won nine-wicket victory over Hong Kong.

India piled up 246 before being all out in 50 overs while Bangladesh reached the target in 42.1 overs, scoring 250-4.

Thanks to a brilliant 105 from Armaan Jaffer.

Skipper Nazmul Hossain Shanto led the victory with 94 runs. Shanto struck 14 fours and two sixes in his 88-ball knock. He was well supported by opener Soumya Sarkar’s 68 ball-73, which was studded by seven fours and three sixes.

For Bangladesh, pacer Sumon Khan, claimed four wickets to bundle out India cheaply. In the match against Hong Kong, Sumon also took 4-33.

Bangladesh will take on UAE in their last group match on Monday.

However, India National Team drew first blood in the two-match Test series against Bangladesh after beating the visitors by an innings and 130 runs on Day 3 of the first Test at the Holkar International Stadium in Indore on Saturday.


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