শনিবার, ২৩ অক্টোবর ২০২১, ০৮:১১ অপরাহ্ন
Shanto-Muminul’s new record in Test Cricket.
On Thursday (April 22), the two batsmen were as fluent as on the second day. They batted 26 overs in the first session and added 6 runs to the scoreboard. Bangladesh started the day with 302 runs for 2 wickets and went to the lunch break on the second day of the Candy Test with 36 runs. Muminul celebrated his century on the way to bring a big score to the team. This is the 11th century of his career. And calm down to the first century and a half.
Left-arm opener Shanto was heading for a double after scoring his first century after the lunch break. But Lahiru Kumara made the return catch with 163 runs. As a result, his record partnership of 242 runs with Mominul Haque was broken. The team then scored 394 runs.
In Test cricket, Shanto and Mominul Haque touched the milestone of highest runs for the 3rd (third) wicket partnership for Bangladesh. Earlier this record was held by Muminul Haque with Mushfiqur Rahim. That is also the record of 236 runs in the Chittagong Test at home against the Lankans in 2018.
The Tigers lost two wickets on the first day of the series against the Lankans and scored 302 runs. From there the two left-handed batsmen started the second day. They finished the first session very carefully. In this session, Mominul Haque picked up the first century outside the country and the 11th century of his career. He has scored four centuries against the country where he made his Test debut. At the same time, Shanto, who is playing great, also surpassed his one and a half hundred.
Bangladesh had a dream day on Sri Lankan soil on Wednesday (April 21). Bangladesh dominated the first three sessions of the first day in Pallekele. At the end of the first day of the first Test of the two-match series, Bangladesh scored 302 runs for 2 wickets. Muminul Haque was unbeaten on 64, while Nazmul Hossain Shanto was unbeaten on 126.
Latest score: Bangladesh 398/3 in 128 overs (Mushfiqur 0 *, Muminul 116 *)