Young Tigers beat Namibia by 87 runs in ICC U-19 World Cup

Published : 13 Jan 2018, 12:39

Sahos Desk

Bangladesh U-19 cricket team beat Namibia by 87 runs in their first match in under-19 World Cup cricket tournament at Lincoln New Zealand on Saturday.

Earlier, Bangladesh, led by skipper Saif Hassan's brilliant 84 and Mohammad Naim's 60, scored 190 for 4 wickets in a rain curtailed Under-19 World Cup match against Nambia.

Early morning shower forced the match to be reduced to 20 overs from 50 over contests.

Pinak Ghosh scored 26 runs while M Naim took 60 runs off 43 balls with eight boundaries and one six, followed by Saif Hassan's 84 off 48 balls with three boundaries and five towering sixes.

Namibia, in the chase, scored 103-6. They were struggling at 12-4 before a battling 55 by E van Wyk salvage them from a conceding a defeat by big margin.  

Bangladesh’s next game is against Canada at the same venue on January 15.

Source: dailysun

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