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Bangladesh team is playing a two dayer warm-up match among themselves as preparation ahead of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. They split into two groups, with Tamim Iqbal leading the red team and Mominul Haque leading the green. The match began at 10 a.m. local time at Chilaw Marians Cricket Club Ground. Katuanayake.
Tamim and Saif Hassan, the two openers of the red team, made a great start by batting first. Tamim picked up a half century in the first session. The left-arm opener left the field with 63 runs before the Lunch.
After Tamim left the field, Nazmul Hossain Shanto joined Saif. Saif, who scored 52 runs, left the field voluntarily after picking up a half century after lunch. Apart from Tamim and Saif, Shanto also completed half-century. The wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim remained unbeaten on 66 runs, the red team scored 295 runs without any wickets at the end of the day.
The bowlers of green team failed to take any wickets on this day.
Red team: 295/0 in 74 overs (Tamim 63, Mushfiqur 66 *)
Red team: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Saif Hassan, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Zayed Rahi, Syed Khaled Ahmed and a support staff.
Green team: Sadman Islam Anik, Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque (captain), Mohammad Mithun, Yasir Ali Rabbi, Shubhagata Hom, Naeem Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Ebadat Hossain, Shahidul Islam and Mukidul Islam.