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Bangladesh seek to sustain momentum after opening win



Saif Hassan, who scored a 48-ball 80 in the previous game, will be eager to make his presence felt again

Saif Hassan, who scored a 48-ball 80 within the earlier sport, might be keen to make his presence felt once more © Getty

After an excellent match opener during which Bangladesh picked up an 87-run win in a rain-hit event over Namibia, they might be searching for to prolong their run towards Canada in Lincoln when the 2 aspects tackle each and every different in probably the most two Group C clashes of the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Monday (January 15).

An excellent half-century from Mohammad Naim (60 off 43 balls) and a fair higher one from skipper Saif Hassan, a 48-ball 80, propelled Bangladesh to 190 for four in a event that used to be diminished to 20 overs a facet due to rain. The bowlers then hunted in pairs as Namibia had been limited to 103 for six of their allocated 20 overs. But Bangladesh could be up towards a Canadian aspect this is using on a wave of self belief, having overwhelmed Kenya of their warm-up conflict very easily by way of 8 wickets.

The batting got here in combination somewhat neatly with contributions from their best 4 in a chase of 165. Opener Randhir Sandhu notched a to hand half-century whilst the highest order chipped in as Canada cruised to victory in 32.1 overs.

Canada will purpose to get off to a just right delivery towards Bangladesh’s tempo duo of Qazi Onik and Hasan Mahmud up entrance, who’ve the knack of choosing wickets, with the pair choosing up two apiece towards Namibia. Canada, then again, had been disadvantaged of extra match-time as the second one warm-up used to be deserted due to rain. But what they may have to deal with even though, is containing the extras. In the warm-up towards Kenya, they conceded as many as 16 extras, with 11 wides bowled.

While Bangladesh misplaced the one warm-up to Afghanistan, they have got made a powerful delivery within the match. Sustenance of that even though, is essential.


Bangladesh: Saif Hassan(c), Pinak Ghosh, Mohammad Naim, Afif Hossain, Towhid Hridoy, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Rakib, Mahidul Islam Ankan, Shakil Hossain, Robiul Hoque, Nayeem Hasan, Qazi Anik, Roni Hossen, Hasan Mahmud, Tipu Sultan

Canada: Arslan Khan(c), Akash Gill, Ashtan Deosammy, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, Faisal Jamkhandi, Rishiv Ragav Joshi, Emanuel David Khokhar, Kavian Naress, Aran Pathmanathan, Pieter Christiaan Pretorius, Krishen Denarkshn Samuel, Randhir Sandhu, Pranav Sharma, Rommel Shahzad, Kevin Singh

England vs Namibia, Queenstown

England have the danger to kick-start their U19 marketing campaign on a good be aware towards a Namibian aspect that hasn’t registered a win within the two video games they have been part of to this point on excursion. In their warm-up fixture towards Pakistan, they had been passed a heavy 190-run beating in Christchurch earlier than their 2d warm-up used to be washed out. Come the principle match, they confronted defeat by the hands of Bangladesh.

England, then again, made a just right delivery to their excursion by way of beating Ireland by way of 124 runs in the one warm-up they had been part of. Skipper Harry Brook and Will Jacks accrued centuries whilst Finlay Trenouth were given a 41-ball 73 as England ended up with as many as 372 runs at the board. Tom Scriven, along side Dillon Pennington and Luke Hollman had been some of the wickets, however England conceded 14 extras, with 8 wides and two no-balls bowled.

Namibia succumbed to a 87-run loss of their opener, however Eben van Wyk’s half-century shone thru in an innings that did not have a lot to boast of differently.

If England, who’ve gained the Under-19 World Cup simply as soon as earlier than, again in 1997-98, are to make their method to World Cup glory as soon as once more, their quest against that can delivery the next day to come. Although, they pass in to the conflict as favourites, they may need be wary towards the underdog.


England: Harry Brook(c), Ethan Bamber, Liam Banks, Tom Banton, Jack Davies, Adam Finch, Luke Hollman, Will Jacks, Dillon Pennington, Savin Perera, Prem Sisodiya, Tom Scriven, Finlay Trenouth, Roman Walker, Euan Woods

Namibia: Lohandre Louwrens(c), Henry Brink, Petrus Burger, Jan de Villiers, Shaun Fouche, Jurgen Linde, Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Lottering, Erich van Mollendorf, Dewald Nell, Mauritius Ngupita, Henry Olivier, Ben Shikongo, Floris Steenkamp, Ramon Wilmot, Eben van Wyk, Donovan Zealand.

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