|Abhimanyu Easwaran, Saurabh Kumar shine as India A thump Bangladesh A in 2nd unofficial Test to say sequence 1-0|
Easwaran, Saurabh shine as IND A thump BAN A in 2nd unofficial Test to say sequence. Courtesy: PTI
By Sabyasachi Chowdhury: India A, on Friday, December 9, beat Bangladesh A by an innings and 123 runs within the second recreation of the two-match unofficial Test sequence. Subsequently, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Co. gained the sequence 1-0. India A had the prospect of successful the opening recreation as effectively, however Zakir Hasan’s good century didn’t permit them to go previous the ending line.
In the second match on the Sylhet International Stadium, India A put their finest foot ahead. At Stumps on Day 3, Bangladesh A completed on 49 for the lack of two wickets in 30 overs. However, the hosts had an enormous activity available as they have been trailing by 262 runs with eight wickets in hand.
Shadman Islam stayed unbeaten on 93 off 230 balls with the assistance of 18 fours, however his efforts weren’t sufficient for Bangladesh A to save lots of the match. Left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar was the decide of the bowlers for India A as he picked up six wickets for 74 runs within the second innings.
Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini additionally picked up two wickets apiece. Shahadat Hossain Dipu and Jaker Ali received into their 20s, however failed to hold on. Zakir Hasan, who gained the Player of the Match award within the first unofficial Test, couldn’t make an impression within the second. Skipper Mohammad Mithun additionally had a tough outing, getting out for a duck within the second innings.
Hasan, within the meantime, has additionally been included in Bangladesh’s 17-member squad for the opening Test towards India to be performed on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.