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Tigers starts campaign with a comfortable win

27 March 2017, 2:00:22

Sports Desk:Tigers started their Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017 campaign with a comfortable 8 wickets win over Hong Kong in the opening match at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox's Bazar today.

After winning the toss, Hong Kong scored 125 in 35.1 overs for 10 wickets. Babar Hayat scored 37 runs which is the highest score for the tourists.

Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque captured 3-11 and his deputy Nasir Hossain 3-18.

Tigers required only 16.1 overs to reach their target of 126 runs.

Saif’s unbeaten knock of 57 and Nazmul’s 24 helped the hosts win with eight wickets to spare.

Bangladesh squad: Mominul Haque (captain), Mohammed Saif Hassan, Nasir Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Abul Hasan Raju, Saifuddin, Azmir Ahmed, Rahatul Ferdous Javed, Abu Hider Rony, Afif Hossain, Salman Hossain, Nasum Ahmed.


Hong Kong squad: Chris Carter, Anshuman Rath, Babar Hayat, Nizakat Khan, Waqas Khan, Shahid Wasif, Ehsan Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Waqas Barkat, Kyle Christie, Tanveer Ahmed, Cameron McAulsen, Jhatha Subraymanyan, Wajid Shah), Awais Mohammad.

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