Ajaz Patel alerted Bangladesh’s Mominul Haque about the potential of a non-striker runout during the first Test at Sylhet on Tuesday, November 28.
During the first Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Sylhet on Tuesday, November 28, in the 39th over of Bangladesh’s innings, Ajaz Patel, the left-arm spinner, noticed Mominul Haque leaving the crease before releasing the ball.
Patel issued a warning to the batter with a wry smile. Ajaz Patel gained recognition in Test cricket by achieving the rare feat of taking all 10 wickets in an inning against India during the 2021-22 series between the two teams.
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What does the rule regarding the non-striker being run out entail?
According to the Marylebone Cricket Club law 38.3: “At any time from the moment the ball comes into play until the instant when the bowler would normally have been expected to release the ball, the non-striker is liable to be Run out if he/she is out of his/her ground.”
“In these circumstances the non-striker will be out Run out if he/she is out of his/her ground when his/her wicket is broken by the bowler throwing the ball at the stumps or by the bowler’s hand holding the ball, whether or not the ball is subsequently delivered.”
Mahmdul Hasan Joy steers Bangladesh to a score of 185/4 against New Zealand at the end of the first session on Day 1. Bangladesh chose to bat and scored 185/4 at Lunch in the ongoing match, with Shahadat Hossain and Mushfiqur Rahim currently batting.
Mahmudul Hasan Joy was the standout performer with the bat, making 86 runs from 166 balls, featuring 11 boundaries. Captain Najmul Hossain Shanto and Mominul Haque both contributed with scores of 37 each. Zakir Hasan was dismissed early, managing 12 runs, marking the team’s first wicket loss at 39.
Glenn Phillips secured two wickets, and Ajaz Patel, along with Ish Sodhi, each claimed one wicket. Regular Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan is sidelined due to injury, while Litton Das is taking a break from the two-Test series.
The playing XIs for the first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand are as follows:
Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Zakir Hasan, Nurul Hasan (wk), Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Naeem Hasan, Shahadat Hossain, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam.
New Zealand XI:
Devon Conway, Tom Latham, Tom Blundell (wk), Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee (c), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Ajaz Patel.