Bangladesh registered a massive 87-run win over Namibia in their first match of ICC U-19 World Cup campaign at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, New Zealand on Saturday.
Put to bat first by Namibia, Bangladesh piled up a massive total of 190 for 4 in 20 overs match curtailed due to rain, reports BSS.
Mohammad Naim scored 60 off 43 and Saif Hassan 84 off 48, helping the young Tigers on their way to the huge total.
In reply, Namibia found the chase stiff and was eventually were restricted to 103 for 6 in 20 overs.
Eben van Wyk’s 52-ball 55 was of little consequence as the other batsmen in the side failed to face the tight bowling displayed by the junior Tigers.
Hasan Mahmud and Qazi Anik shared two wickets each conceding 12 and 14 runs respectively.