Tiger team leader and opener Tamim Iqbal Khan could not last long after completing his first half-century this year. Now the hope of Bangladesh is Mushfiq-Miraj pair. Till writing this report, after 42 overs, Bangladesh’s collection is 232 runs for 5 wickets.
Now Mushfiqur Rahim is unbeaten on 33 and Miraj on 19 runs.
At the beginning of the match in Chelmsford, the Irish captain Andy Balbirnie invited Bangladesh to bat after winning the toss. After losing the toss, the anointed Rony Talukder came back to bat for just 4 runs. Nazmul Hossain, who was batting positively at the second wicket, got out for 35 runs off 32 balls.
Opener and team leader Tamim Iqbal ruled the Irish bowlers with Liton Das in the third wicket pair. At this time, the two scored 70 runs together. Liton was out for 35 runs. And the half-centurion of the previous match Tawhid Hridiya was out for just 13 runs.
Tamim is playing on his own. After 9 long matches, he has seen fifty in ODIs. After that, Tiger team leader and opener Tamim could not last long. He got out for 69 runs.