Neil Wagner Impressed With Cool batting display from Joy
CRICDOT DESK : In the second Test of his career, young batsman Mahmudul Hasan Joy took all the light. The 21-year-old is batting impeccably against world Test champions New Zealand in hostile conditions abroad.
With his bat, Bangladesh team in the driver’s seat in Mount Manganui Test.
New Zealand lost 5 wickets on the first day and scored 256 runs. The Kiwis lost 5 wickets for 60 runs in the second day of batting on Sunday.
In reply to New Zealand’s 326 runs, Bangladesh went down to bat and lost 2 wickets for 172 runs on the second day on Sunday. Joy scored 43 runs in the opening match with Sadman Islam.
Joy then added 104 runs for the second wicket with Nazmul Hossain Shant. Joy teamed up with captain Mominul Haque Sourav after being bowled out for 74 runs. On the last afternoon of the second day, they made a pair of unbroken 23 runs.
Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Muminul Haque are unbeaten on 60 and 6 runs. Opposing New Zealand’s star pacer Neil Wagner praised the great batting victory from the start of the innings and said that the young batsman (Mahmudul) played great today. Played with a lot of patience. None of the Bangladeshi batsmen gave us too many opportunities. They have tried their best to survive on the wicket.
Wagner also said that watching the Bangladesh batsmen play, it seems that they were ready to survive. They dropped a lot of balls. Bangladesh has played great. All credit to them. Killed to kill. It has stopped very successfully.