India A 120 for 0 (Jaiswal 63*, Easwaran 53*) lead Bangladesh A 112 (Mosaddek 63, Saurabh 4-23, Saini 3-21) by eight runs
It was Saini who drew first blood early when he clear bowled Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure, one among eight Check caps within the Bangladesh A facet, with a supply that swung late and beat the skin edge. Mukesh had then Zakir Hasan, the top-scorer within the just-concluded NCL first-class competitors, caught behind earlier than clear bowling Mominul Haque, who misjudged a nip-backer from across the stumps.
Mominul’s dismissal could possibly be some trigger for fear within the Bangladesh camp because it was his first knock towards an abroad group since being dropped from the Check facet in West Indies earlier within the 12 months.
Saini wasn’t completed but. He obtained Najmul Hossain Shanto caught at third slip, earlier than captain Mohammad Mithun carelessly chased a large one. At that time, Bangladesh A had been 26 for five.
Mosaddek resuscitated the innings with a half-century courtesy six fours and three sixes, and after he turned the eighth batter to be dismissed, the hosts managed so as to add simply 4 extra to their rating to fold for 112.
India A’s openers had been shortly into the thick of issues as they calmly posted half-centuries. They struck 14 boundaries in all, because the likes of Khaled Ahmed and Taijul Islam struggled for consistency. Mohammed Mithun, the captain, additionally tried 4 overs every of Nayeem Hasan and Mosaddek, however to no avail.