Bangladesh beat Eire by seven wickets on Day 4 of the one-off Check on the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium, Dhaka on Friday (April 07). After a spirited combat by Eire of their second essay, the competition stretched to the penultimate day however a paltry 138-run goal set by the guests did not show to be difficult as Mushfiqur Rahim’s 48-ball 51* (adopted by a superb 126 within the first innings) led to his aspect’s straightforward win.
Day 3 ended with Eire 286 for 8, having a 131-run lead with solely two wickets in hand. They quickly folded for 292 of their second innings, setting a below-par 138-run goal for the house aspect earlier than Rahim’s 51* and contributions Mominul Haque, Litton Das and Tamim Iqbal led to a straightforward win for the Bangla Tigers.
Earlier within the Check, Andrew Balbirnie-led Eire opted to bat first however solely managed 214 all-out in 77.2 overs with Taijul Islam accounting for five for 58. Many Irish batters bought begins — similar to James McCollum, Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker, Andy McBrine and Mark Adair — however solely Harry Tector crossed the 50-run mark (50 off 92 balls) because the guests had been behind from there on.
In reply, Bangladesh rode on Rahim’s 126 and captain Shakib Al Hasan’s 87, together with Litton’s 43 and Mehedi Hasan’s 55, to submit 369 all-out — at over 4 runs per over — to realize a sizeable 155-run lead. Whereas Eire regarded down and out at 13 for 4 on Day 3, Tector’s 56 and keeper-batter Tucker’s maiden ton (108), on debut, gave some hopes to the Irish camp.
Nonetheless, they solely managed a 138-run lead — with spinner Taijul as soon as once more being the top-performer with 4 scalps (ending with match figures of 9 for 148 — which was simply achieved by the hosts.
Thus, Bangladesh received the three ODIs (2-0), three T20Is (2-1) and likewise claimed the one Check with a medical efficiency.