Bangladesh vs Australia: Nasum Ahmed Stars As Bangladesh Declare First T20I Win Over Australia

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Spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed 4 wickets as Bangladesh defended 131 to beat Australia for the primary time in Twenty20 internationals on Tuesday in Dhaka. Nasum, a left-arm spinner, returned career-best figures of 4 for 19 to assist dismiss the guests for 108 as Bangladesh took a 1-0 lead within the five-match collection. Mustafizur Rahman and fellow left-arm fast Shoriful Islam took two wickets every to play key roles of their staff’s maiden T20I win over Australia in 5 makes an attempt. That is the primary bilateral collection between the 2 sides as Australia gained their 4 matches towards Bangladesh in T20 World Cups.

“We had a staff speak through the midway stage and mentioned that we had been 10 runs quick, so we’ve got to area properly and put extra effort,” skipper Mahmudullah Riyad mentioned after the win.

“That is what you want whereas defending low totals and have attacking mindset. They’re an excellent facet and we have to tick the packing containers we failed in the present day within the coming video games.”

Mitchell Marsh made a valiant 45 however the away batting faltered from the beginning with Alex Carey bowled first ball to spinner Mahedi Hasan.

Marsh tried to get the chase on observe with few partnerships together with a 38-run fourth-wicket stand with skipper Matthew Wade, who made 13.

Mitchell Starc was the one different Australian batsmen to handle double figures earlier than he was bowled for 14 on the final ball of the match.

Earlier, tempo bowler Josh Hazlewood returned figures of three for twenty-four in Bangladesh’s 131 for 7 after Australia elected to bowl first. Starc took two wickets.

Shakib Al Hasan, who survived two dropped possibilities on 18 and 23, top-scored with 36 off 33 balls earlier than being bowled by Hazlewood within the seventeenth over.

Opener Mohammad Naim (30), Mahmudullah (20) and Afif Hossain (23 not out) additionally contributed with the bat.

“I assumed the bowlers did a terrific job to limit them to 130,” mentioned Wade.

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“However having misplaced 3 for 10, me and Marsh tried to resurrect the innings however sadly we could not do this. We have now to seek out methods to attain runs on such pitches.”

The second T20I is on Wednesday on the similar venue.

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