Sports Reporter
With winning the first two matches of the three-match one-day series in row by 5 wickets, Bangladesh U-19 team have already taken away the series. The third match on Saturday, was also won by young Tigers with 63 runs and they end up whitewashing England U-19 team.
Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat. They scored 266 runs in 50 overs. Batting first, It was not very good start for young Tigers. Bangladesh lost their first wicket within just 34 runs. Opener Tanzid Hassan returned in the dugout after scoring 23 runs.
The highest score of 72 runs came from Shamim Hossain’s bat. Mahmudul Hasan (57) and Shahadat Hossain (51) came out with two half-centuries. Besides, Mohammad Parvez Hossain scored 13, Akbar Ali scored 10 and Rishad Hossain scored 22 runs. George Hill took 3 wickets for England. Adam Finch and Jack Morley took 2 wickets each. And another one was taken by George Boldersen.
With a target of 267 runs, opener Jordan Cox returned without any run. But the other opener Ben Charlesworth kept going. The centurion lifted up England with a great test of patience. The highest score of 115 runs came from his bat. Besides, Lewis Goldworthy 21, Ballerson 11, Hallman 30 runs from the bat. Ahsanullah Galib bagged 4 wickets for Bangladesh. Besides, Ruhal Ahmed, Shamim Hossain and Touhid Hriday scalped 2 wickets each. England’s centurion Ben Charlesworth was adjudged as Man of the match. Shamim Hossain of Bangladesh was adjudged as Man of the Series.