Tigers on skirt of embarrassment

Bangladesh chief Shakib Al Hasan indicated numerous variables behind Bangladesh’s lackluster showing in irregular Test against Afghanistan after the part of the arrangement day’s play yesterday and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan likewise communicated sheer disillusionment over the bleak appearing.

In spite of the fact that the game isn’t yet chosen, the purpose for the response was straightforward. Just downpour at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram can practically safeguard the Tigers from the problematic position they are presently in the wake of consummation the day on 136 for six in pursue of 398.

The Bangladesh batsmen had no response for the Afghanistan spinners, with skipper Rashid Khan and left-arm spinner Zahir Khan sharing five wickets in the subsequent innings to take the guests closer to triumph.

Captain Shakib and Soumya Sarkar were unbeaten at 39 and 0 individually when the fourth downpour intrusion of the day constrained early stumps.

Afghanistan will seek after downpour to remain away as they search for four additional wickets while Shakib and Soumya should be at their apex to score 262 runs or bat for the duration of the day.

Continuing the day at 237 for eight, Afghanistan added only 23 races to the aggregate before collapsing for 260 in 90.1 overs. Wicketkeeper-batsman Afsar Zazai upheld up his 41 in the main innings with a dirty 48 to control his side to an enormous 397-run lead. Shakib scalped three wickets while Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam and Nayeem Hasan stowed two each.

Bangladesh made a tolerable beginning to their subsequent innings, going into lunch at 30 for no misfortune before the restriction’s spinners took control in the last two sessions of play. Bangladesh’s astounding move of changing the batting request for a right-left blend did not bode well at all and, generally, they docilely gave up beside a decent exertion from opener Shadman Islam, who made a group high 41 runs.

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