BCB XI set 310 for England
The Bangladesh Cricket Board XI have set a 310-run target against touring England in a tour match at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah of Narayanganj.
BCB XI scored 309 runs for 9 wickets in 50 overs after their captain Nasir Hossain won toss and chose to bat first against England XI on Tuesday morning.
Opener Imrul Kayes has smashed a century. The 29-year old scored 121 off 91 balls hitting 11 boundaries and 6 over-boundaries before being bowled by David Willey in the 5th delivery of 29th over.
He completed his century off only 81 balls with 9 fours and 4 sixes.
Besides, Mushfiqur Rahim added 51 off 57, Nasir Hossain 46 off 45 Nazmul Hossain Shanto 36 off 46.
England bowler Chris Woakes claimed 3 wickets for 52 while Ben Stokes and David Willey 2 each for 36 and 63 respectively.
England will play 3 ODIs and 2 Tests in the tour. The first two ODIs will be held at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur on October 7 and 9 while the third and final ODI will be held at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on October 12.
The first Test will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium from October 20-24 while the second Test will be held at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur from October 28-November 1.
Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Nasir Hossain (Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Shuvagata Hom, Al-Amin, Nurul Hasan (Wicketkeeper), Sunzamul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Alauddin Babu
JJ Roy, JM Vince, BM Duckett, JM Bairstow, BA Stokes, JC Buttler (Captain & Wicketkeeper), MM Ali, CR Woakes, DJ Willey, LE Plunkett, AU Rashid .