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Taijul fastest to 100

  • Published at 07:52 pm September 5th, 2019
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Bangladesh's Taijul Islam bowls during day one of their lone Test against Afghanistan in Chittagong Thursday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik from Chittagong

The record was previously held by Shakib al Hasan, who had reached the landmark in 28 games

Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam emerged as the quickest bowler to reach 100 Test wickets for his country. 

Going into the one-off Test match against Afghanistan, Taijul needed one scalp to reach the milestone. 

The 27-year old reached the feat in 25 Test matches. 

The record was previously held by Shakib al Hasan, who had reached the landmark in 28 games.

Former spinner Mohammad Rafique first bagged 100 Test wickets for Bangladesh in 33 matches.

ONLY TEST, DAY 1

AFGHANISTAN 1ST INNINGS        R    B

Ibrahim c Mahmudullah b Taijul     21    69

Ihsanullah b Taijul             9    36

Rahmat c Soumya b Nayeem         102    187

Shahidi c Soumya b Mahmudullah    14    32

Asghar not out            88    160

Nabi b Nayeem             0    3

Afsar not out                35    90

Extras (lb 1, nb 1)            2 

Total (96 Overs)            271/5 

Fall Of Wickets

1-19 (Ihsanullah), 2-48 (Ibrahim), 3-77 (Shahidi), 4-197 (Rahmat), 5-197 (Nabi)

Bowling

Taijul 31-4-73-2, Shakib 17-1-50-0, Miraz 22-4-59-0, Nayeem 13-0-43-2, Mahmudullah 4-0-9-1, Soumya 4-0-26-0, Mominul 4-0-9-0, Mosaddek 1-0-1-0