The Bangladesh A team continued their poor batting on the tour of India as Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) XI tightened their grip on the four-day encounter on the second day of the Safi Darashah Invitational Tournament in Bangalore yesterday.
In reply to KSCA’s 284 in the first innings, the second string Bangladesh side finished the day’s play on 188 for seven.
The top order batsmen got off to starts but none could convert them to substantial innings. Imrul Kayes made 37 while Shamsur Rahman scored 35 and Mominul Haque was the only batsman to reach a half-century with 52 off 80 balls that featured six fours and two sixes.
Mohammad Mithun was not out on 35.
Gowtham was the most successful bowler, taking four wickets for 59 runs.
Earlier, left-arm spinner Enamul Haque added two more scalps to his tally to return with figures of six for 119 in 33.1 overs as KSCA XI were all out for 284 after resuming the day on 256 for seven.
-With The Daily Star input