Online Desk: Mehidy Hasan Miraz stroke his first ODI hundred hammering eight fours and four sixes in the 2nd match of the ongoing ODI series against India at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday.
From 69 for 6 to 271 for 7, Mehidy Hasan Miraz with unbeaten 100 off 83 balls, takes another step towards confirming that he is headed for a great career.
A partnership of 148 for the seventh wicket with Mahmudullah, Mehidy has become only the second batter to score an ODI hundred from No. 8 or lower.
Bangladesh 271-7 in 50 overs (Mehidy Hasan Miraz 100 not out, Mahmudullah 77; Mohammed Siraj 2-73, Umran Malik 2-58, Washington Sundar 3-37).
The hosts won a thrilling opener of the three-match series with one wicket to spare in Dhaka on Sunday.
They have made one change with Nasum Ahmed replacing Hasan Mahmud in the XI.
India made two changes in their bid to bounce back with spinner Axar Patel and speedster Umran Malik coming in for Shahbaz Ahmed and Kuldeep Sen.
Bangladesh: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Litton Das (capt), Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Ebadot Hossain
India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik
Umpires: Masudur Rahman (BAN), Michael Gough (ENG)
TV umpire: Gazi Sohel (BAN)
Match referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)