Mushfiqur Rahim has hit the quickest century by a Bangladeshi batter earlier than rain compelled the second one-day worldwide in opposition to Eire to be referred to as off.
Mushfiqur reached his ninth century off 60 balls, eclipsing Shakib Al Hasan’s mark of 63 balls set in opposition to Zimbabwe in 2009.
It helped Bangladesh compile a file complete of 6-349, besting the 8-338 scored in successful the opener of the three-game sequence.
Rain arrived simply after Bangladesh’s innings, forcing officers to name Monday’s recreation off.
Put in to bat, Bangladesh misplaced captain Tamim Iqbal for 23 earlier than Liton Das (70) and Najmul Hossain (73) mixed for a 101-run second wicket stand to put a strong platform.
Eire paceman Graham Hume adopted his 4-60 with 3-58 to spark a mini collapse within the center order that left Bangladesh 4-190 earlier than Mushfiqur took the cost.
He and Towhid Hridoy, who scored 92 runs within the first match, added 228 off 78 deliveries. Hridoy simply missed his second successive half-century after being out for 49.
Led by Mushfiqur, who struck 14 fours and two sixes, Bangladesh then added 108 runs within the final 10 overs.
“Mushfiqur has been in good contact and, even within the final recreation, his 40-plus knock helped us to a 300-plus complete,” Das stated.
“As we speak, he was at his greatest. I’ve by no means seen any Bangladeshi batter scoring a century, coming after 30 overs. It was an amazing deal with for the eyes.”
The third and deciding recreation of the sequence is on Thursday.
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