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Bangladesh U-19 team stumble at World Cup opener!

BCB announce squad for U-19 Asia cup and World cup

BCB announce squad for U-19 Asia cup and World cup

CRICDOT DESK : The Bangladesh U-19 youth team stumbled in the first match of much awaited event at Under-19 World Cup with a mission to retain world cup title. After the team won the title in the last edition played a big push from the beginning as they were unbeaten champion. Bangladesh captain Rakibul Hasan won the toss and elected to bat first. The Bangladesh youth team got into trouble after batting first against the mighty strong England side. From the beginning of the innings, the Tigers lost one wicket after another without moving the scoreboard forward.

Bangladesh lost 4 wickets to score 6 runs on the scoreboard. After the team lost the fifth and sixth wickets for 26 and 31 runs respectively. After collecting 51 runs for 5 wickets, batting again is a disaster for Bangladesh. Abdullah Al Mamun, Mehrab and Rakibul Hasan returned to the dressing room just one run apart. After losing 9 wickets for 51 runs, it was only a matter of time before Bangladesh were all out.

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However, Ripon Mandal batted brilliantly in the last wicket. They added 46 runs in the last wicket with Naimur Rahman. Bangladesh was able to score 96 runs because of them. It was an easy job for the English boys to chase the target and they managed to win the match by 7 wickets!

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