Bangladesh reach Asian Games cricket semis
News Desk || risingbd.com
The Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team reached the semifinals after beating Malaysia by two runs in the 19th Asian Games on Wednesday.
The match was held at the Zhejiang University of Technology Cricket Ground in Hangzhou.
Bangladesh scored 116 runs with loss of five wickets. In response, Malaysia scored 114 runs with loss of eight wickets.
Bangladesh will play the semifinals on October 6 at 7:00 am against India, who made a semifinal berth, eliminating Nepal by 23 runs in the first quarter final on Tuesday morning.
Pakistan also reached the semifinals, beating Hong Kong by 68 runs in the second quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Bangladesh Cricket Team: Mohammad Parvez Hossain Emon, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mohammed Saif Hassan (Captain), Zakir Hasan, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Rakibul Hasan, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Sumon Khan, Jaker Ali Anik, Nahid Rana, Ripon Mondol, Hasan Murad, Afif Hossain Dhrubo and Rishad Hossain.