The physically challenged Tigers lost to their Pakistan counterpart by eight wickets
Bangladesh wheelchair cricket team made a losing start to their campaign in the maiden Wheelchair Asia Cup 2019 in Nepal Wednesday.
The physically challenged Tigers lost to their Pakistan counterpart by eight wickets.
Bangladesh were put in to bat first after losing the toss and riding on Sazzad Hossain’s 74, the side posted 177 runs losing four wickets in their stipulated 20 overs.
Ripon Uddin scored 32 while Imran Amin picked up two wickets conceding 42 runs.
Chasing the target, Pakistan reached the shore in 16.3 overs for the loss of two wickets as Mohammad Latif and Syed Ali Abbasi remained unbeaten on 51 each.
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Ahadul Islam and Morshed Alam bagged a wicket apiece for Bangladesh.
Bangladesh in their second game of the tournament will play against host Nepal Thursday, followed by the game against India Friday.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the official airlines partner of the team, and they will be supported by Bangladesh Cricket Board and Imago Sports Management.
Summit and Beximco Group will cover the tour costs.
Daffodil International University has agreed to facilitate the team for the camp and preparation.