Tigers lose narrowly in the warm up match

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Sports Desk:Tigers lost the 50-over warm up match on Tuesday by just two runs against Sri Lanka President XI but boost their confidence ahead of the three-match one-day international series with some good batting.

Sri Lankan outfits posted a massive 354-7 and though Bangladesh side made 352-7 they will take the inspiration from their two senior players- skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza and Mahmudullah.

Mahmudullah, who was axed from the Colombo Test, needed to score a boundary in the last ball but he could make only one run though his not out 71-run innings of 68 balls will surely inspire him before the ODI series.

Chasing the mammoth total Bangladesh were reduced to 239-7 in the 39th over but Mashrafee took the long handle and scored a swash-buckling 58 off just 35 balls with four fours and equal number of sixes.

Sabbir Rahman and Mosaddek Hossain scored 72 and 53 respectively and opener Soumya Sarkar made 47.

বিডি টুয়েন্টিফোর লাইভ ডট কম’র প্রকাশিত/প্রচারিত কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি, আলোকচিত্র, রেখাচিত্র, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে পূর্বানুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা যাবে না।