BAN beat NZ: Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 4 runs in a thriller; take 2-0 lead in the series: BANGLADESH vs NEW ZEALAND 2nd T20: Bangladesh secured a scintillating 4 runs win over New Zealand in the second T20I here at Dhaka to go 2-0 up in the five-match series. With 20 required off the final six deliveries, Mushfiqur Rahim held his nerve and gave away just 15 runs despite bowling a No Ball to Tom Latham who couldn’t take his side over the line with his maiden T20I fifty.
Opting to bat, Bangladesh posted a competitive total of 141-6 on the back of thirties from both the openers – M Naim (39 off 39) and Liton Das (33 off 29), and skipper Mahmudullah (37* off 32). Rachin Ravindra was the pick of the bowlers for New Zealand has he returned with the impressive figures of 3-22 in his four-over spell. In reply, New Zealand’s chase couldn’t really kick-off as they lost both the openers cheaply in the powerplay. From then, Tom Latham stood firmly at one end while the wickets kept falling at a regular interval at the other end. Latham finished as the top run-scorer for the visiting side, scoring 65 off 49.
Both teams will now square off again at the same venue for the 3rd T20I on Sunday. While Bangladesh will be looking to gain an unassailable lead, New Zealand will be hoping to bounce back and save the series defeat.
Over 20: Bangladesh win by 4 runs! Mustafuizur Rahman holds his nerve in the final over. Gives away 15 runs despite bowling a No ball! New Zealand finish at 137/5, falling short by just 4 runs off the target despite Tom Latham’s brilliance.
Equation – 20 runs in 6 balls
Over 19: Excellent over from Saifuddin. Just eight runs off the over. New Zealand 122/5 after nineteen overs. 20 needed off the final six deliveries. Can Tom Latham pull this off, though he is on the non-striker end?
Equation – 28 runs in 12 balls
Over 18: Fifty! Maiden T20I fifty for Tom Latham. However, the job is not done yet! Nine runs off the over. New Zealand 114/5 after eighteen overs
Equation – 37 runs in 18 balls
Over 16: Wicket! Six runs and a wicket from it. Tom Latham, however, is still in the middle. Can he bail out New Zealand from this situation? Equation – 48 runs off 24 balls
Equation – 54 runs in 30 balls!
Over 14: Eleven runs off the over a Six in it. It is still poised at the moment. New Zealand needs 57 runs in 36 balls.
Over 13: Just three runs off the over. Pressure building upon New Zealand. Someone needs to start firing soon. Equation – 68 runs in 42 balls!
Over 12: Ten runs off the over with a four in it. New Zealand needs a couple of more such overs to keep the run rate in check. Equation – 71 runs in 48 balls!
Over 11: That’s OUT! New Zealand is three down now. Will Young departs after a hard-fought 22 off 28 balls. Equation – 81 runs off 54 balls!
Over 10: Halfway mark, New Zealand 57/2. Needs 85 runs in 60 balls
Over 9: Six runs off the over. New Zealand 50/2 after nine overs. Need 92 runs in 66 balls
Over 8: Seven runs off the over. New Zealand needs 98 runs in 72 balls
Over 7: Nine runs from that over of Mustafizur.
New Zealand Innings 37/2 (7 ov)
Over 6: Fantastic over from Mahedi Hasan once again. Hardly leaking any runs. Just one from that over.
Over 5: Will Young fires back-to-back fours. Eight runs from that over of Nasum Ahmed.
Over 4: Excellent over for Mahedi Hasan- Tom Blundell’s wicket and just one run.
Over 3: WICKET! Shakib Al Hasan outplays Rachin Ravindra in his opening over. Eight runs from that over including a six.
Over 2: Nasum Ahmed is the second bowler in the spell. Leaks six runs from his first over.
Over 1: Mahedi Hasan comes into the attack with the ball. Four runs from the opening over.
Bangladesh got what they wanted- a score of 141 runs on the board. After winning the toss and having chosen to bat first, the Tigers captain Mahmudullah said anything in the region of 130-140 was a good total on this turf. The hosts were off to a fantastic start where the openers made a 59 run opening stand before Rachin Ravindra rattled two successive wickets in one over. In the end, Nurul Hasan and Mahmudullah smashed some big hits to get them to a formidable total. The Kiwis now have to chase 142 runs from their 20 overs.
Over 20: 11 runs from that over along with the wicket of Nurul Hasan.
Over 19: Mahmudullah smashing runs in the death overs. 13 runs from that over including two fours.
Over 18: Disciplined bowling from Kiwis. Just seven runs from that over.
Over 17: Patel sets Afif Hossain’s way to the pavilion. Just three runs from that over.
Over 16: Fantastic over for New Zealand. Ravindra departs Naim for 39 runs.
Over 15: Mahmudullah smashes back to back boundaries. 11 runs from that over.
Over 14: 6 runs from that over.
Over 13: New Zealand back into the attack. Just three runs from that over of McConchie.
Over 12: Good over for Bangladesh. 11 runs conceded from it.
Over 11: McConchie gets the big fish- Shakib al Hasan. 12 runs from that over.
Over 10: Big over for New Zealand and R Ravindra. Ravindra gets two scalps in two successive balls. Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim depart.
Over 9: Six runs off the over. Both the openers looking good at the moment.
Over 6: Nine runs off the over. Powerplay done! Bangladesh 36/0 after six. Isn’t it a good start? New Zealand quickly needs a wicket before the openers shift gears.
Over 3: Nine off the over with two back-to-back fours in it. Bangladesh 15/0 after three overs
Over 2: Three runs off this over too. Both openers have opened their account. Bangladesh 6/0.
Cole McConchie into the attack
Over 1: Three runs off the over.
@15:29 – Mohammad Naim and Liton Das will open the innings
@15:28 – Azaz Patel will open the attack
@15:10 – Bangladesh Playing11: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed
@15:05 – New Zealand Playing11: Tom Blundell, Rachin Ravindra, Will Young, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham (c & wk), Henry Nicholls, Cole McConchie, Doug Bracewell, Ajaz Patel, Hamish Bennett, Ben Sears
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Toss update: Bangladesh have won the toss and have opted to bat
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