Mushfiqur Rahim has scored a half-century in his first match of the two-match Test series against Pakistan. This is his 24th half-century in Tests. Earlier, Mushfiqur overtook Tamim to become the highest run scorer in Tests for Bangladesh on home soil.
Tamim has scored 2620 runs in 36 matches. Mushfiqur is increasing it by playing 44 matches. Shakib Al Hasan has scored the third highest run for the Tigers in the Tests. He has scored 2545 runs in 36 matches.
Liton Das scored a half-century before Mushfiqur in the Chittagong Test. The Tigers lost four wickets for just 49 runs. Then Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das took the helm of the team. Liton picked up the tenth half-century of his career.
At the time of writing, Liton is unbeaten on 72 off 137 balls. Mushfiqur, on the other hand, was unbeaten on 55 off 122 balls. At the end of 59 overs, Bangladesh lost 4 wickets and collected 161 runs.