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Mushfiqur hits fastest century, breaks Shakib’s record

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Published: 18:09, 20 March 2023   Update: 18:44, 20 March 2023
Mushfiqur hits fastest century, breaks Shakib’s record

Bangladesh set a target of 350 runs for Ireland in the second ODI of the three-match series being held at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.
Bangladesh scored 350 runs in 50 overs with loss of six wickets.

Mushfiqur Rahim hit a record century. He scored 100 runs with 60 balls. Shakib scored century with 63 balls in a match.

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and invited Bangladesh to bat first.

Meanwhile, both sides have brought changes for the 2nd ODI. Bangladesh’s Hasan Mahmud is playing instead of pacer Mustafizur Rahman who was given a rest for this match. Besides, Mathew Humphreys, who replaced Gareth Delaney, is making debut for Ireland in this match.
Earlier, the Tigers won by 183 runs in the first ODI of the three-match series against the Irish.

Playing XI
Bangladesh squad: Tamim Iqbal (capt), Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Yasir Ali, Towhid Hridoy, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, and Hasan Mahmud.

Ireland squad: Paul Stirling, Stephen Doheny, Andrew Balbirnie, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Matthew Humphreys, George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Andy McBrine, Mark Adair, and Graham Hume.