Balbirnie found Liton’s glasses while batting in the first innings to be quite amusing.
According to the Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan, it is not necessary for him to bowl if he has five to six different options in his arsenal.
Mushfiqur Rahim’s stellar outing with the bat against Ireland in the one-off Test in Mirpur, which ended with Bangladesh winning by seven wickets today, saw him cross the 14000-run mark in international cricket.
Previously, board president Nazmul Hassan had stated a numerous times that the board were not going to allow players to feature in franchise leagues during international assignments.
Bangladesh handed Ireland a seven-wicket defeat as the home side chased down a 138-run target before the end of the second session on the fourth day of the one-off Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday.
Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s decision to not introduce himself into the bowling attack till the 66th over of the first innings against Ireland raised a lot of questions on the opening day of their lone Test in Mirpur. Shakib, eventually, bowled only three overs on that day.
Ireland had appeared to be on the verge of defeat with top-order failing to counter Shakib Al Hasan and Taijul Islam in the final session on day two. From there, they found a way on day three to make Bangladesh toil on a hot and humid day.
Few would have given Ireland to avoid an innings defeat, let alone stage a turnaround to keep the Mirpur Test alive as they began day three at 27 for four, but the visitors managed to claw their way back into the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.