Mushfiqur hits fifty after Tamim
Published: 03:52 PM, 23 May 2021
Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim also scored fifty after skipper Tamim Iqbal in the first ODI of the three-match series against visiting Sri Lanka at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.
Till this report, Bangladesh were 187/4 after 38 overs. Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah were in the batting scoring 67 off 71 and 42 off 50 respectively.
After winning the toss Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal chose to bat first in the first ODI of the three-match series at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.
Bangladesh lost opener Liton Das in the third ball of the second over. Chameera took the wicket of Liton Das (0 off 3). Then Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan made resist and the duo added 38 runs between them. Shakib was looking good but dismissed cheaply to Gunathilaka scoring 15 off 34.
Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim took the charge and added 56 runs in the 3rd wicket stand. Before went out to Dhananjaya Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal made 52 off 70 with the help of 6 fours and a six.
Tamim Iqbal, who has been playing well from the start, completed his 51st ODI fifty. He reached this milestone with a single off Laxman Sandakan. Earlier, the country's best opener touched the milestone of 7500 ODI runs and 14,000 runs in international cricket across formats.