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Bangladesh youngsters defeat Canada to remain top of Group C

  • Published at 01:13 pm January 15th, 2018
  • Last updated at 07:10 pm January 15th, 2018
Bangladesh youngsters defeat Canada to remain top of Group C
Bangladesh continued their winning run in the U-19 World Cup Cricket as they defeated Canada by 66 runs in their Group C match in Lincoln Monday. Invited to bat first, the junior Tigers posted a challenging 264 for the loss of eight wickets in their 50 overs. Middle-order batsman Towhid Hridoy top-scored with a brilliant 126-ball 122, featuring nine fours and a six. Hridoy received valuable support from player of the match Afif Hossain (50) and opener Mohammad Naim (47). Hridoy added 111 runs for the fourth wicket alongside Afif. Canada opening bowler Faisal Jamkhandi bagged five wickets. In reply, Canada were restricted to 198 in 49.3 overs, Afif turning out to be the wrecker in chief with five wickets. Canada captain Arslan Khan scored the highest 63 for his side. Bangladesh, who began their campaign beating Namibia by 87 runs Saturday at the same venue, will conclude their Group C mission against England Thursday. The junior Tigers, with four points from two matches, currently lead Group C. BRIEF SCORE Canada U-19 198 in 49.3 overs (Arslan 63, Afif 5/43) lost to Bangladesh U-19 264/8 (Hridoy 122, Afif 50) by 66 runs