Joy's century helps Bangladesh A draw unofficial Test match
Dhaka, June 2: Mahmudul Hasan Joy's century helped Bangladesh A side salvage a draw against West Indies A in the third unofficial Test match.
The Bangladeshi opener played a crucial knock to save his side from going down 2-0 in the series. West Indies A has earlier won a match in the series.
Bangladesh needed 414 runs to win the match. Joy played 268 deliveries, stroking 14 of those for boundaries. He batted for 422 minutes as Bangladesh A side finished with a score of 306 runs for the loss of four wickets.
The opening pair of Joy and Zakir Hasan scored 93 runs. Hasan scored 43 runs. Mominul Haque (5) and captain Saif Hasan (38) fell cheaply.
Joy than formed a 117-run partnership with Yasir Ali. Ali scored 67 runs, with the help of six fours and four sixes.
Shahdat Hossain Dipu (20) remained unbeaten with Joy, as officials called it a draw.
Earlier, West Indies A scored 445 runs in the first innings. In reply, Bangladesh A folded for 205 runs. In the second innings, West Indian A declared at 220 runs for the loss of five wickets, settimg a target of 461 runs for the Tigers.