Ben Duckett and Haseeb Hameed push Test claims as England draw final warm-up
Birthday boy Ben Duckett and Haseeb Hameed strengthened their chances of making their Test bows later this week as England's final warm-up against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI ended in a draw.
Duckett, who turned 22 on Monday, and 19-year-old Hameed opened the batting for the tourists and retired out at the lunch and tea intervals respectively after going past their half-centuries at MA Aziz Stadium.
Duckett top-scored with 60, having accelerated to his fourth fifty in his last five innings for England after a watchful start, while Hameed was more patient but just as encouraging as he... read more
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