The BCB Monday announced the inclusion of the uncapped left-handed batsman Shadman Islam, based on his consistent performances in the domestic competitions
Opening batsman Shadman Islam has been included as the 14th member of the Bangladesh squad for the first of two Test matches against the West Indies.
The BCB Monday announced the inclusion of the uncapped left-handed batsman Shadman, based on his consistent performances in the domestic competitions.
He has represented Bangladesh A and Bangladesh U-19 teams and finished the just concluded National Cricket League season as the highest run-scorer.
Shadman ended up totalling 648 runs, with two centuries and three fifties, with an average of 64.8.
The 23-year old also struck a half-century in the lone two-day practice game against the West Indians, which finished in a draw in Chittagong’s MA Aziz Stadium Monday.
Openers Soumya Sarkar and Shadman scored 78 and 73 respectively as the BCB XI at stumps on the final day posted 232 losing five wickets in 75 overs.
Top-order batsmen Shai Hope and Kieran Powell registered half-centuries as the visiting West Indies team posted 303 runs for the loss of six wickets at stumps on day one in the two-day warm-up game against @BCBtigers XIhttps://t.co/iyI3vD5PNn#BCBTIGERS #BCB #TIGERS #BANGLADESH— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) November 19, 2018
The visiting side had batted first and declared on 303 for the loss of seven wickets in 86.3 overs in their first innings.
Soumya continued his run of good form as he added 126 with Shadman for the opening stand.
Soumya on 78 got dismissed by left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican.
Shadman went on to display his touch with the bat as he struck 10 fours and a six in his 169-ball innings.
Seamer Shannon Gabriel took two wickets for the visitor, while pacer Kemar Roach and Warrican took one each.
Host Bangladesh will lock horns with the Windies in the first Test in Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium, starting Thursday.
Two Bangladeshi umpires, Gazi Sohail and Tanvir Ahmed have been added to @ICC’s Umpire Panel for the 2018-19 cricketing calendar according to a press release Saturday.https://t.co/DnG6ZLiEuy#ICC #TANVIRAHMED #GAZISOHAIL #GAZI #SOHAIL #TANVIR #AHMED #INTERNATIONALCRICKETCOUNCIL— Dhaka Tribune Sports (@Sport_DT) November 19, 2018
Shakib al Hasan (C), Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Shadman Islam and Nayeem Hasan
WEST INDIANS 1ST INNINGS R B
Brathwaite b Shafiul 6 21
Powell c Zakir b Fazle 72 142
Hope retired hurt 88 112
Ambris b Nayeem 17 46
Chase lbw b Rubel 35 97
Hetmyer c Rishad b Nayeem 24 35
Dowrich c Zakir b Soumya 24 24
Reifer not out 14 25
Paul not out 18 19
Extras (lb 3, nb 2) 5
Total (86.3 Overs) 303/6
Fall Of Wickets
1-11 (Brathwaite), 2-174 (Powell), 3-200 (Ambris), 4-239 (Hetmyer), 5-270 (Dowrich), 6-271 (Chase)
Shafiul 10-3-23-1, Rubel 10-2-40-1, Ebadat 8-0-36-0, Robiul 7-0-21-0, Nayeem 26-3-104-2, Rishad 15.3-2-55-0, Fazle 5-1-11-1, Soumya 5-1-10-1
BCB XI 1ST INNINGS R B
Shadman run out (Reifer) 73 169
Soumya c Ambris b Warrican 78 103
Shanto b Roach 21 48
Mithun not out 27 70
Zakir b Gabriel 18 34
Liton b Gabriel 1 3
Fazle not out 2 28
Extras (b 6, lb 1, nb 5) 12
Total (75 Overs) 232/5
Fall Of Wickets
1-126 (Soumya), 2-173 (Shanto), 3-187 (Shadman), 4-216 (Zakir), 5-222 (Liton)
Roach 7-2-18-1, Gabriel 8-3-24-2, Chase 9-3-35-0, Paul 7-2-13-0, Lewis 7-1-19-0, Warrican 14-2-51-1, Brathwaite 5-1-16-0, Bishoo 13-2-41-0, Reifer 5-1-8-0