Bangladesh loses against Ireland in their last warm-up match
12 February 2015, Nirapad News: Bangladesh have lost their last ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match against Ireland by 4 wickets. Bangladesh set a 189-run target for Ireland in Blacktown Olympic Park Oval in Sydney of Australia. Ireland reached the target in 46.5 overs with four wickets in hand.
Taijul Islam sent Gary Wilson back to the pavilion for just nine. Nasir Hossain got his first wicket in the match by dismissing Niall O’Brien for just five. Ireland lost their third wicket as captain William Porterfield was dismissed for 24. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan picked up the wicket of Paul Stirling when Ireland was 27.
Bangladesh scored 189 in 48.2 overs due to poor display of batting by the whole batting unit. Anamul lost his wicket after playing out the difficult overs.
Earlier, Ireland won the toss and decided to field first.
Ireland: William Porterfield (c), Andy Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andy McBrine, John Mooney, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien (wk), Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson, Craig Young
Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Al-Amin Hossain, Anamul Haque, Arafat Sunny, Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Nasir Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Taijul Islam, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed.