Bangladesh A v England Lions - 5th unofficial ODI – Match Update

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Bangladesh A v England Lions - 5th unofficial ODI – Match Update
Bangladesh A 152 v England 158 - England Lions won by 6 wickets (with 73 balls remaining) Lions won their fifth unofficial One Day International (ODI) match against Bangladesh A by six wickets on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Sylhet Stadium.
After winning the toss, tourists England chose to field, aiming to restrict the hosts on a meagre tally in order to win the match.
The fielding side made early inroads by dismissing Bangladesh opener,, with only five runs on the board as the opener lost his wicket after playing a short innings of two runs.
With 11 runs on the board, the batting side lost their second wicket when number-three batsman was dismissed after scoring only a run.
Two runs later, also fell after scoring only five runs as he was dismissed by Jack Brooks.
However, the arrival of brought stability in the middle as the batsmen forged a commendable resurgence against a decent English bowling attack.
The two batsmen took the score to 43 runs after which Kapali was dismissed on 15 runs.
While Islam, found his way back to the pavilion after scoring a well tamed innings of 16 runs in a bid to subdue the English bowling attack.
Later in the innings, it was the stupendous knocks from (23) and Noor Hossain (38) that helped the side amass 152 runs in 44.1 overs.
From England, medium pacer was the most successful bowler with three wickets to his name.
Coming out to bat, England had a meagre tally at hand and needed to bat with maturity to win the match.
However, with only seven runs on the board, they lost their first wicket when 21-year-old opener, Root, found his way back to the pavilion without scoring a run.
Number-three batsman and skipper,, then gave an astounding show - hammering an innings of 65 runs while remaining unbeaten to help his side reach the required target in 37.5 overs for the loss of four wickets as England won the match.
However, A still won the five-match series by 3-2 was named as the Player of the Match for his commendable work with the bat.



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