Mushfiq closes Ashraful’s 21-year rule

The third day of the Chattogram Test among Bangladesh and Sri Lanka had a place with the Tigers on account of Tamim Iqbal’s 100 years and fifties from Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim. Prothom Alo (English) investigates what happened on the day and examines the greatest arguments.

Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal began the series 68 and 152 takes off individually from turning into the primary Bangladeshi cricketer to amass 5000 runs in Test cricket. Tamim was a fair piece away from Mushfiq, yet the left-hander compensated for the deficiency by raising his lady Test century against Sri Lanka on the third day.

The opener looked set to make the record his own before lack of hydration and muscle strain drove him away from the field after the second meeting with the achievement only 19 takes off from his grip.
Tamim is probably going to continue his thump on Day 4 and has an excellent opportunity to arrive at the 5000-run in this innings. In any case, when he will restart his innings, the record could possibly be now made by Mushfiq.

Mushfiq played a guaranteed innings on the day to ensure the innings doesn’t get lost after the fall of two fast wickets. He stayed unbeaten on 53 at stumps, which took his run count in the arrangement to 4985.

Mushfiq needs only 15 additional rushes to enter the 5000 Test runs club. In any case, in the event that Bangladesh lose an early wicket on Day 4, Tamim will get the opportunity to beat him to the achievement. According to the group’s viewpoint, it doesn’t make any difference who gets to the achievement first as long as both score enormous runs and assist Bangladesh with taking an instructing first innings lead.

Whether Mushfiqur Rahim turns into the principal Bangladeshi to score 5000 Test runs is as yet dubious. However, on Tuesday the wicketkeeper-batsman a record that has been set up for just about 21 years, without anybody truly seeing it.

Mohammad Ashraful, the nation’s initially cricketing hotshot, played in the very first Test match among Bangladesh and Sri Lanka back in September 2001. It was likewise his introduction Test, where he turned into the most youthful Test centurion throughout the entire existence of the game.

From that point forward, Ashraful has forever been the most noteworthy run-getter for Bangladesh in Tests against the island country. Albeit the right-hander hasn’t played a Test against Sri Lanka starting around 2013, he stayed at the top with 1090 runs in 13 Tests.

In any case, on Tuesday, his rule at the top at long last finished as Mushfiqur Rahim surpassed him as Bangladesh’s best Test batsman against Sri Lanka. Mushfiq currently has 1096 goes against the Lankan Lions in 16 Tests.
Ashraful, nonetheless, still holds the record of scoring the most number of hundreds of years against Sri Lanka in Tests among Bangladeshi batsman with five hundreds. Mominul Haque is breathing down his neck with four centuries.

Nearby kid Nayeem Hasan had previously denoted the Chattogram Test with his profession best figures on Day 2, presently his senior accomplice and Chattogram’s most noticeable cricketer Tamim Iqbal likewise gave his fans in the port city an event to celebrate by raising his tenth Test century on Tuesday.

Nayeem, on his rebound Test, asserted six wickets with his off-turn on a pitch that had very little on offer. His six-wicket pull assisted Bangladesh with packaging out Sri Lanka for 397.