Liton Das back in pavillion, Bangladesh surpass 200 runs lead
CRICDOT DESK : Bangladesh did not have a good start on the fourth day of the Chittagong Test. Experienced batsman Mushfiqur Rahim got out at the beginning of the day and went back to the dressing room. Mushfiqur hit four off the first ball of the first over of the day. However, he could not proceed after that. Hasan Ali was bowled out for the third ball of the first over and returned to the dressing room. He made 16 runs before returning bold.
After that, debutant batsman Yasir Ali Rabbi was trying to form a good partnership with Liton Das. One over before the drinks break, Yasir Ali Rabbi hit the back of the helmet as Shaheen Shah Afridi dropped the bounced ball. Physio, his teammates rushed to the dressing room to observe his condition. Rabbi continued batting.
But after a drinks break, he left the field. Mehdi Hasan Miraj is the new batsman on the field with the bat. Before going to rest, Yasir scored 36 *.
Nurul Hasan Sohan was named as Yasir‘s Concussion replacement. Earlier, 25 runs came from Liton-Miraj pair. Miraj returned with 11 runs. Before the lunch break, Bangladesh lost 8 wickets and scored 115 runs in the second innings. Bangladesh’s lead stood at 159 with 44 runs in the first innings.
In the third day of the Chittagong Test, Pakistan were bowled out for 26 in the first innings on a left-arm spin by Taizul. Earlier, the hosts had scored 330 runs in their first innings. As a result, Bangladesh got a lead of 44 runs. Spinner Taizul Islam single-handedly destroyed Pakistan’s innings. He took seven wickets.
Bangladesh went down to bat in the second innings from the beginning and fell into disaster at the beginning. Sadman left the field after scoring 1 run in Afridi’s cannon. After one ball, Nazmul Hossain Shant returned with a ‘call’. Tiger captain Muminul also did not take more than two balls after Sadman-Shantar. Before opening the scoring, Hasan Ali’s ball was caught by Azhar Ali. The Tigers’ three top order batsmen in the dressing room with only 15 runs.
Saif could not handle Shaheen Afridi in the second innings as in the first innings. Saif scored 18 runs before being bowled out by a Pakistani fast bowler.
After losing 4 wickets for 25 runs, Bangladesh ended the day in Mushfiqur-Yasir. At the end of the third day’s play, Bangladesh had a lead of 63 runs.
Earlier, Taizul, who started the third day with 145 runs, struck twice in the Pakistan camp. In the fifth ball of the day, he trapped Abdullah Shafiq and returned him. He made 52 runs before being dismissed. Azhar Ali was out in the same manner in the next ball. But the umpire did not give him out at first. The umpire was forced to change his decision after taking Bangladesh review. Azhar could not make any run after playing 1 ball.
Abid Ali and Babar Azam were cautious in the third wicket partnership after losing two wickets early in the morning. At this time, the Pak opener completed the fourth Test century of his career. He got a century by playing 209 balls. He hit four, nine, two sixes.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam could not understand Miraj’s fast ball for 169 runs. Babar was bowled by Miraj for 10 runs. After the return of Babar Azam, Fawad Alam came to the crease. He too could not last long in the whirlpool of Taizul. The left-arm batsman caught Liton behind the wicket on the bat-pad while playing defensively with Taizul’s ball. 6 runs from 15 balls came from his bat. Fawad is the third victim of Taizul after Abdullah Shafiq and Azhar Ali.
Pakistan lost four wickets. Abid-Rizwan dealt with the Bangladeshi spinners. Abid Ali hit 200 runs in the 7th over to beat Taizul.
Bangladesh took a new ball one over before lunch. After the break, captain Mominul Haque removed the spin and brought the pacers. Ebadat Hossain reciprocated the captain’s confidence. He traps Mohammad Rizwan in lbw. Rizwan was dismissed for 5 off 36 balls.
Abid Ali, who scored a century for the team’s 217 runs, was also trapped by Taizul in LBW. Abid could not save his wicket even with the review. He had to return to the dressing room with 133 runs. He hit 12 fours as well as two sixes. Earlier, he survived with a catch in the first slip for 113 runs.
After Abid Ali’s departure, fast bowler Hasan Ali came to the crease and got into a fight. Hasan Ali was the third ball to be stamped after hitting one four and one six in Taizul’s over. He said 12. This is Taizul’s fifth wicket in this innings. The spinner has taken 5 wickets for the ninth time in his Test career. Second time against Pakistan.
Then pacer Ebadat Hossain uprooted Sajid Khan’s stamp. Sajid made 5 runs from 12 balls. On the other hand, even with five wickets, Taizul doesn’t seem to be stopping. Taizul sent Noman Ali to the toilet as his sixth victim. Noman made 6 off 14 balls before returning to LBW.
Fahim Ashraf continued to fight alone in the last wicket partnership. The pair scored 29 runs. Finally, in the 116th over, Taizul broke the tie by dismissing Fahim (36). Pakistan were all out for 26 runs. Taizul has 6 wickets out of 10. Shaheen Afridi was unbeaten on 13 runs.