Current Match Report – Bangladesh A vs India A 1st unofficial Check 2022/23

India A 120 for 0 (Jaiswal 63*, Easwaran 53*) lead Bangladesh A 112 (Mosaddek 63, Saurabh 4-23, Saini 3-21) by eight runs

Navdeep Saini and Mukesh Kumar helped India A take the opening-day honours within the first unofficial Check towards Bangladesh A in Cox’s Bazar.
Put in to bat, Bangladesh A had been shot out for 112, with Saini and Mukesh selecting up 5 of the highest six. That the hosts recovered considerably from 63 for six to cross three figures was primarily all the way down to Mosaddek Hossain’s 63.
It wasn’t simply India A’s quick bowlers who impressed. Saurabh Kumar, the left-arm spinner, ran by way of the decrease order to complete with 4 for 23. The efficiency is critical given Saurabh may presumably keep again to be a part of the Check squad ought to Ravindra Jadeja be dominated unfit for the two-match collection later subsequent month.
With the bat, India A’s openers seemed in no hassle, galloping previous Bangladesh A’s complete and ending the day 120 with out loss. Yashasvi Jaiswal’s robust first-class initiation obtained even higher as he remained unbeaten on 63, with a risk of citing a sixth first-class century in simply his eighth match. On the different finish, Abhimanyu Easwaran, now an India A veteran, was 53 not out.

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.

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