Bangladesh vs Ireland, Tri-series: Bangladesh register 8-wicket win over Ireland

Bangladesh rode in Soumya Sarka's 68-ball 78 to register eight-wicket over Ireland in Dublin.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 19, 2017 9:43 pm
Mustafizur Rahman claimed four wickets while Mashrafe Mortaza and Sunzamul Islam took two wickets each. (Source: AP)

An all-round performance helped Bangladesh register their first win of the Tri-series as they beat hosts Ireland by eight wickets on Friday. After opting to field, and tight bowling helped saw Bangladesh bundle out Ireland for a mere 181. Mustafizur Rahman claimed four wickets while skipper Mashrafe Mortaza and Sunzamul Islam took two wickets each. Chasing a target of 182, the visitors were off to a brisk start after openers Tamim Iqbal (47) and Soumya Sarkar (87) scored 95 runs in just 14 overs. In his match winning knock, Sarkar hit 11 fours and two maximums. With the win, the Tigers earned four points and take second place in the points table. 

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