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Tigers vs Aussies 2nd Test: Rain delays start of 3rd day

06 September 2017,Wednesday, 10:33

The 3rd day’s play of the 2nd Test between Bangladesh and Australia was delayed to start at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong due to persistent rain since Wednesday morning, UNB reports.

Australia were supposed to resume their first innings trailing by 80 runs in reply to Bangladesh’s 305 runs in the first innings which ended in the middle of the first session on the second day.

David Warner (88 off 170b; 4x4) and Peter Handscomb (69 off 113; 5x4) were in the crease after the second day’s play on Tuesday.

Brief score:

Bangladesh 1st innings: 305/10 in 113.2 overs; Mushfiqur Rahim 68, Sabbir Rahman 66, Nasir Hossain 45,Soumya Sarkar 33, Mominul Haque 31, Shakib Al Hasan 24, Mehedi Hasan Miraz 11, Taijul Islam 9, Nathan Lyon 7/94, Ashton Agar 2/52.

Australia 1st innings: To resume on 3rd day (overnight 225/2 in 64 overs, at stumps); David Warner 88*, Peter Handscomb 69*, Steven Smith 58, Matthew Renshaw 4, Mustafizur Rahman 1/45. Taijul Islam 1/50.


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