Riding on youngster Nazmul Hossain Shanto’s century, the BCB High Performance Unit registered their second consecutive win in Australia defeating Northern Territory Invitational XI on Thursday.
The visiting side defeated the home side by 70 runs in the second of five one-dayers at Marrara Cricket Ground in Darwin.
Led by wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das, the BCB HP side batted first and posted 313 losing seven wickets in 50 overs.
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Anamul Haque prepares to face a delivery COURTESY
Shanto topped the innings with 101 while batsman Irfan Sukkur and opener Anamul Haque provided valuable support, scoring 60 and 58 respectively.
Defending the target, the BCB HP bowling attack restricted the opponent to 243 as seamer-allrounder Saifuddin picked up four wickets and pacer Ebadat Hossain bagged two.
The BCB HP Unit will play their third one-dayer on Friday while the fourth and fifth matches are scheduled to be held at the same venue on Sunday and Tuesday respectively.
Their lone three-day game will be played from July 13-15.
243 in 45.3 overs (Dickman 105, Saifuddin 4/36, Ebadat 3/35) lost to BCB HP Unit
313/7 (Shanto 101, Sukkur 60, Anamul 58) by 70 runs