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Tawhid Hridoy frames world record in Under-19

With 3 shots to the boundary and 5 over-boundaries, the man of the moment Tawhid scored 111 runs.

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Tawhid Hridoy frames world record in Under-19
Tawhid Hridoy scores third successive hundred. Photo: The Statesman

Bangladesh Under-19 middle order batsman Tawhid Hridoy has became the first-ever batsman to score three consecutive hundreds in the history of Under-19 cricket.

In continual of his superb run of form with the bat in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka Under-19 team, Hridoy slammed his third century of the series in the final one day match where he knocked up 111 runs.

The 20-year old Hridoy constructed an unbeaten 123 runs in the third one day match of the series followed by 115 in the fourth match. Thus it became the first instance for any batsman at the under-19 level to score three successive hundreds.

In the match scenario of the fifth and final encounter between Bangladesh Under-19 and Sri Lanka Under-19, the young tigers opted to bat first after winning the toss.

Pritom Kumar opened the innings in place of Tanzid Hassan who has been sidelined for the match, but he failed to capitalize the opportunity losing his wicket for a single run.

Later Sajid Hossain and Prantik Nawroz repaired the early damage and added 57 runs in a solid second wicket partnership. Sajid departure brought down Tawhid Hridoy in the crease.

Tawhid and Parvez contributed a massive 100 runs in the fourth wicket stand. Parvez went back to the pavilion scoring 38.

With 3 shots to the boundary and 5 over-boundaries, the man of the moment Tawhid scored 111 runs that propelled Bangladesh to a big total of 283 runs losing 7 wickets.

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