Shadman Islam guides Bangladesh to win in U-19 World Cup

Dubai: In the other matches of the day, opener Shadman Islam became the first batsman of the 2014 tournament to hit a century as Bangladesh gave Afghanistan a cricketing lesson when it won by 10 wickets at Abu Dhabi Oval 2.

Islam hit 14 fours and a six in an unconquered 126 that came off 142 deliveries, while Joyraz Sheik’s 81 not out from 114 balls included 11 fours as Bangladesh achieved the 213-runs target with more than seven overs to spare.

Earlier, Mosaddek Hossain took 3-19 and Rahatul Ferdous bagged 2-38 as Afghanistan collected 212 with Mohammad Mujtaba top scoring with 47.

Meanwhile, three-time former champions Australia thumped Namibia by 101 runs at Zayed Cricket Stadium. Opener Matthew Short missed a century by four runs as the Aussies had an easy sailing.

Scotland made short work of Papua New Guinea (PNG) by six wickets at ICC Academy 1.

You May Like



    Leave a Reply