Revealed on: October 30, 2022
Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by three runs in Match No. 28 of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022 on the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday, 30 October. Batting first, Bangladesh gained the toss and scored 150 for 7 wickets. Opener Najmul Hossain Shanto scored the very best. Scored 71 runs in 55 balls. Nonetheless, he was additionally aided by a poor fielding effort by Zimbabwe. In reply, Zimbabwe had been restricted to 147 for 8 regardless of Sean Williams’ 64 off 42 balls.
Bangladesh misplaced Soumya Sarkar (0) and Liton Das (14) cheaply to Blessing Mujarbani contained in the powerplay. Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan placed on 54 runs for the third wicket earlier than Shakib (23) took a advantageous catch of Mujarbani by the hands of Williams. Shanto batted patiently and accomplished his half-century, however then opened his palms. He hit seven fours and sixes in his innings earlier than being hit by Sikandar Raza.
Afif Hossain scored 29 off 19 to take Bangladesh to 150, whereas Mosaddek Hossain (7) and Nurul Hasan (1) had been searching for runs cheaply. For Zimbabwe, Mujarbani and Richard Nagarwa took two wickets every, whereas Raza and Williams took one wicket every.
In reply, Zimbabwe obtained off to a poor begin as they had been lowered to 35 runs for 4 wickets. Wesley Madhevere (4) and Craig Ervine (8) had been each dismissed by Taskin Ahmed. Mustafizur Rahman took two wickets within the final over of the powerplay. Milton Shumba (8) took a simple catch, whereas Raza took the flawed catch.
Williams and Regis Chakabwa added 34 runs for the fifth wicket earlier than Taskin Ahmed was dismissed for 15. Williams discovered one other succesful accomplice in Ryan Burle (27*). The duo added 63 runs to get Zimbabwe again within the recreation. Just a few massive hits introduced the equation all the way down to 26 in 12 balls. Nonetheless, an excellent straight hit from Shakib dashed Williams’ innings and Zimbabwe’s hopes.
There was some drama ultimately as Mujarbani’s stumping of Nurul Hasan was declared a no ball as he collected the ball in entrance of the stumps. Nonetheless, with 4 needing a free hit supply, Mujarbani failed to attach in opposition to Mossadek.
Talking after the tense win, Participant of the Match Taskin Ahmed admitted, “After that final ball (no-ball) we had been nervous within the center. First time I’ve seen one thing like this. (By myself efficiency) Simply specializing in giving my finest and bettering. Again house we play on sluggish wickets, and right here we get the beginning tempo and that helps off the monitor as nicely. We’ve group of quick bowling groups, we assist one another and are working exhausting to enhance ourselves. We get lots of assist from our bowling coach (Alan Donald) and all the opposite assist workers.
–by a cricket correspondent