Chattogram, Feb 16 (UNB) – Bangladesh U-19 are trailing by 143 runs with four wickets in hand against touring England at the end of the second day of the final Youth Test on Saturday.
The four-day match is being played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
England Under-19 resumed the first innings Saturday morning with overnight total 295 runs for 6 and were all out for 337 in 102.5 overs. George Hill, who was in batting at 79 runs, scored the team highest 91 runs playing 160 balls, featuring 11 boundaries.
Earlier, in a batting–friendly wicket, Jamie Smith (90) and Ben Charlesworth (63) helped their side put up an impressive total on the first day.
Minhazur Rahman grabbed three English wickets for 106 runs while Asadullah Galib and Ruhel Ahmed took two wickets each conceding 70 and 77 runs respectively.
The young Tigers scored 194 for 6 in 68 overs at the end of the second day, featuring a 110-run sixth wicket stand between Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Shahadat Hossain.
Two down batsman Mahmudul Hasan Joy hammered an unbeaten 62 off 172 deliveries hitting four fours. Number seven Shahadat Hossain contributed 111-ball 56 runs featuring six fours and one six, opener Tanzid Hasan scored 51-ball 36 runs while Parvez Hossain Emon made 53-ball 18 runs.
KL Aldridge claimed two wickets for 37 runs while Hamilullah Qadri, Luke Hollman, GP Balderson and AW Finch took one wicket each giving away 36, 38 and 49 runs respectively.