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Mushfiq leaves with 68

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UNB, Chittagong :
Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim left the crease after scoring 68 runs in the first innings of the second Test against Australia on day 2 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium hereon Tuesday.
Nathan Lyon bowled out Mushfiq at the Tigers collection of 265/7 in 97.2 overs after the host resumed the innings with overnight collection of 253/6 in 90 overs.
Nasir Hossain (25) was on batting while Mehedi Hasan Miraz came to pair him in the 8th stand.
On the day's 1st session, Mushfiq faced 17 balls to add 6 runs more with his overnight collection of 62 off 149 balls including five boundaries.
Lyon delivered a loopy ball which turned straightaway to Mushfiq who pressed forward the bat but the ball spin in very sharply to take the inside edge and whip the bails off.
Lyon captured five wickets on the first day and he struck Mushfiq with his second ball for the first breakthrough on day 2.
Earlier, the overnight 7th pair between skipper Mushfiq and all-rounder Nasir came to crease with their unbeaten score of 62 and 19 runs respectively.

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