Under-19 World Cup
Bangladesh began their ICC Under-19 WC on the right note
|| CF Correspondent ||
Bangladesh began their ICC Under19 World Cup campaign on the right note as they defeated Zimbabwe by nine wickets in their rain-affected opening game of the tournament in South Africa on Saturday.
Zimbabwe's innings, which was punctuated by regular strikes and had a top-score of 31 by Tadiwanashe Marumani, was capped at 137/6 in 28.1 overs following a lengthy delay. The target for Bangladesh was revised to 130 in 22 overs, which the Asian nation chased down with relative ease with 10.4 overs to spare.
In a belligerent start to the run-chase, Bangladesh were 41/0 after two overs, thanks to Tanzid Hasan's 10-ball 32. His opening partner, Parvez Hossain Emon, remained not out on 58 off 33 and saw the chase through. In a supporting role was Mahmudul Hasan Joy, who made a mature 38 off 26 balls.
Brief Scores: Zimbabwe 137/6 in 28.1 overs (Tadiwanashe Marumani 31; Rakibul Hasan 1-19) lost to Bangladesh 132/1 in 11.2 overs (Parvez Hossain Emon 58*; Dion Myers 1-26) by 9 wickets (DLS).
|| CF Correspondent || Zimbabwe player Chamu Chivbabha said that playing in Bangladesh is like playing in their second home as they are quite frequent visitors over the years. Bangladesh Cricket Board alwaysMatch Report Live Score More