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T20 World Cup 2021: Bangladesh make it to Super 12 with 84-run win over PNG

T20 World Cup 2021: Bangladesh make it to Tremendous 12 with 84-run win over PNG | Cricket Information

Al Amerat: Bangladesh recovered from their opening sport loss to Scotland as they thrashed Papua New Guinea by 84 runs to enter the Tremendous 12s of the ICC T20 World Cup right here on Thursday.
Batting first, Bangladesh scored 181 for 7 with skipper Mahmudullah making 50 off 28 balls and Shakib Al Hasan contributing 46 off 37 balls. In reply, Papua New Guinea may handle solely 97 runs with Shakib choosing up 4/9 from his 4 overs.
Electing to bat, Bangladesh misplaced opener Mohammad Naim (0), courtesy a surprising catch by Sese Bau at deep-square leg. Liton Das (29) and Shakib rallied the innings with their 50-runs second wicket stand. Bangladesh then misplaced the momentum however because of Mahmudullah, who introduced them again into competition.
Mahmudullah hammered three maximums and as many boundaries as his knock helped the ‘Tigers’ to rebuild as 68 runs had been added within the final 5 overs.
Chasing 182, Papua New Guinea was by no means on-course for a snug chase. They misplaced openers Lega Siaka (5) and skipper Assad Vala (6), cheaply, as they slipped to 13/2. It was a procession for PNG batters, as Shakib, the wily-old fox, snared two wickets within the fifth over, as Bangladesh was eyeing an enormous victory after lowering the opposition to 14/4.
Whereas Shakib scalped one other two, he was properly complimented by younger off-spinner Mahedi Hasan (1/20), because the inexperience of PNG batters got here to the fore and so they had been decreased to 29/7. The decrease order did resist the inevitable however by then Bangladesh had booked their Tremendous 12s berth.
“Clearly, it was a setback, the primary sport (vs Scotland), however within the T20 format the group that’s higher on the day wins. However now the stress is off and we are able to play expressively,” Shakib, who was adjudged ‘Participant of the Match’, mentioned after the sport.
“It is not a straightforward format to get again into type, however fortunately I am getting extra probability to bat up the order. Somewhat drained, I have been enjoying continuous cricket for the final five-six months, it has been a protracted season for me. However hopefully, I can pull this match off,” he sounded assured.
Skipper Mahmudullah, who himself performed a captain’s knock was completely happy to see the intent of his gamers within the final two video games which they received convincingly.
“I feel it was much-needed. The best way that we needed to play, the intent was there from the batters. Having mentioned that I feel the wicket was higher as compared, so the batters did properly to get 180,” Mahmudullah mentioned on the post-match presentation ceremony.

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