Tamim Iqbal denoted his arrival from damage with a blasting century for the BCB XI. The visiting West Indians – under fresh out of the plastic new skipper Rovman Powell – lost their solitary warm-up amusement before the three-coordinate ODI arrangement that starts on Saturday in a high-scoring precipitation hit challenge.
Tamim, who broke his left wrist amid the Asia Cup in September, scored at a strike-rate near 150, as he beat the West Indian bowlers for 13 fours and four sixes, making a 73-ball 107 while pursuing 332.
In an amusement where the BCB XI bowlers were themselves clacked for 331 in the principal innings, Tamim united with No. 3 Soumya Sarkar from the get-go in the pursuit to include 114 keeps running for the second wicket in only 83 balls. Sarkar smacked a quickfire unbeaten ton of his own, completing on a 83-ball 103, as BCB XI won by 51 runs (by means of DLS strategy) with rain halting play toward the evening.
Regardless of whether it wasn’t for the storm, BCB XI were at any rate cruising towards their objective of 332 on the back of the Tamim-Sarkar stand. At the point when the amusement ceased following 41 overs in the second innings at 314 for 6, the hosts were only 18 flees from triumph. What might baffle Bangladesh, however, is that the following most astounding score among the six other batsmen was just 27.
Prior in the day, the West Indians, also, had a field day with the bat in the wake of winning the hurl. A century remain between openers Kieran Powell (43) and Shai Hope (81) gave them a quick begin, however five wickets in the center overs wrecked their advancement. Mehedi Hasan Rana and Nazmul Islam shared two wickets each as the guests went from 101 for no misfortune to 176 for 5. However, a late flood by the unbeaten Roston Chase and No. 8 Fabian Allen took them past the 330-run stamp. Pursue completed on 65 off 51 balls, while Allen hit a 32-ball 48. Rubel Hossain and the skipper Mashrafe Mortaza were the main two bowlers to yield under six for every finished.
Concerning the West Indian bowlers, spinners found the most reward, with Chase and Devendra Bishoo taking four wickets between them. Pursue’s offspin expelled both Bangladesh openers while Bishoo’s legbreak earned him the wickets of Mohammad Mithun and Ariful Haque. Allen, the left-arm spinner, contributed with Towrid Hridoy’s wicket. The West Indian pacers, however, thought that it was harder on a batting-accommodating surface. Keemo Paul and Kemar Roach went wicketless at more than 9 for each finished while Oshane Thomas spilled 57 keeps running in his seven-over spell.