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Liton-Mushfiq takes Bangladesh’s batting helm after lunch

 Sports Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:21 PM, 8 December 2021  

Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das; Photo: ESPNcricinfo

Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das; Photo: ESPNcricinfo

Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das took the helm of Bangladesh’s batting after losing four early wickets in a disastrous batting performance shown by top-order batters in the second innings.

Till the report was written, Bangladesh scored 96 runs after losing four wickets. 

Earlier, Bangladesh fell on follow-on in the first innings and scored the lowest 87 runs, 213 runs behind Pakistan’s 300 runs in the first innings.

After losing top orders – Shadman, Joy, Shanto, captain Mominul who failed to score double-digits – Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das came to bat and took the helm of Bangladesh’s batting. They gradually led the team to a good score.

Today, Bangladesh managed to add only 11 runs after scoring 76 runs for 7 wickets agasint Pakistan on Tuesday. All in all, Team Bangladesh has been all out for ‘lowest’ 87 runs on home soil.

In the second innings, Bangladesh’s opening pair – Shadman Islam and Mahmudul Hasan Joy – showed their usual performance. Both the opening pair went to the dugout at 12 runs, where Shadman scored only 2 runs and Joy added 6 runs. Later, the middle-order batters failed to score any double digits.

Currently, Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das are unbeaten on the crease with 22 runs and 44 runs.

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