Bangladesh registered their first win over New Zealand in T20 internationals on Wednesday, skittling out the Tom Latham-led aspect for a paltry 60 on the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan hit 25 off 33 as Bangladesh chased down the set goal in 15 overs with seven wickets in hand. With this win, the hosts have additionally taken a 1-0 lead within the five-match collection.
After opting to bat, the Blackcaps couldn’t compete towards the Tigers bowling assault. On the sluggish monitor, seamer Mustafizur Rahman took three for simply 13 runs and helped his aspect in limiting New Zealand for his or her joint-lowest T20I complete.
Lowest T20I totals for New Zealand:
- 60 vs Bangladesh, Dhaka in 2021
- 60 vs Sri Lanka, Chattogram in 2014
- 80 vs Pakistan, Christchurch in 2010
- 81 vs Sri Lanka, Lauderhill in 2010
Skipper Latham and Henry Nicholls scored 18 every whereas the remainder of the Kiwi batters failed to achieve double digits.
New Zealand 60 in 16.5 overs (Tom Latham 18, Henry Nicholls 18; Nasum Ahmed 2/5, Shakib Al Hasan 2/10, Mustafizur Rahman 3/13, Mohammad Saifuddin 2/7) misplaced to Bangladesh 62-3 in 15 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 25; Ajaz Patel 1/7) by seven wickets.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted:
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) September 1, 2021
Neglect Hundred, T20Is in Bangladesh is a format by itself!!!
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) September 1, 2021
Congrats Ban for profitable the primary T-20I match towards NZ & that too for the primary time. They received it by 7 wickets. Good bowling by the bowlers. Hope to win all matches. #BANvsNZ
— Nasreen🧕🇧🇩 (@NA__SR__EEN3) September 1, 2021
— Prishi kumar (@tweetprishi) September 1, 2021
Properly performed Bangladesh 👏👏
Would not matter it is a B or C staff a win is a win #BANvsNZ
— 🐐 🔥 👑 (@VK_FAN_FOREVER) September 1, 2021
Congrats Tigers 🐅 🎉🎊👏👏. #BANvsNZ
— Sugam Chakma (@sugam_chakma) September 1, 2021
What’s the level of this #BANvNZ t20 collection on compitation POV!
Its like Younger Boys performed towards @ManUtd.
— RaFi (@ChunkOfCoal9) September 1, 2021
— AHM Nayeem (@AhmNayeem49) September 1, 2021
— shakhawat hossain (@shakhawatjiqu) September 1, 2021
— I am Sangram🇮🇳 (@TheSangram18) September 1, 2021
— Mohammad Robiul 🌏 (@mix_rimi) September 1, 2021