Renshaw and Handscomb lead Australia resistance after Smith falls early

The pair added 67 for the fifth wicket to take Australia to 100 for 4 in 31 overs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Monday.

After Australia resumed on an overnight 18 for 3, Mehidy Hasan Miraz took out Smith (8) by going through the Aussie captain’s gates, leaving them teetering on 33-4.

Electing to bat first on a tough pitch on Sunday, Bangladesh posted a competitive 260, thanks to a crucial 155-run stand between Shakib Al Hasan (84) and Tamim Iqbal (71).