Report: Bangladesh beat Namibia by 87 runs (#U19CWC)
January 13 (CRICKETNMORE) - Bangladesh beat Namibia by 87 runs in a Group C match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, Christchurch (20 overs per side).
Bangladesh started with a comprehensive win in their bid to better their third-place finish as hosts last time, defeating Namibia by 87 runs in a Group C match reduced to 20 overs per side owing to rain.
Captain Mohammad Saif Hassan smashed 84 off 48 balls with three fours and five sixes to help post a huge 190 for four. Naim Sheikh also chipped in with 60 and the opposition were buried under the pressure of a huge target even though all-rounder Eben van Wyk got a half-century.
Bangladesh 190-4, 20 Overs (Mohammad Saif Hassan 84, Naim Sheikh 60)
Namibia 103-6, 20 Overs (Eben van Wyk 55 not out, Hasan Mahmud 2-12, Qazi Onik 2-14)
Player of the match: Mohammad Saif Hassan
ICC Media Release