Amid the jubilation of Bangladesh Women Footballers winning the SAFF Championship, women cricketers accomplished another mission as they qualified for the next T20 World Cup.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s 3-17 and a career-best knock from Afif Hossain made up for the lacklustre showing from the other players
Rookie opener Green hit a 21-ball 52, with seven fours and three sixes, to put the hosts on the defensive after Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to field first
Afif made an unbeaten 77 off 55 balls with the help of seven fours and three sixes in an innings that made up for the lacklustre batting from majority of the batters after they were asked to bat first
Sabbir Rahman and Mehidy Hasan Miraz have been picked as openers once again and Yasir Ali, who missed the Zimbabwe series and the Asia Cup due to injury, has returned to the team
Shakib made 35 off 25 balls with the bat, finished with 3-20 in his four overs and completed a run-out to bag the player-of-the match award
A total of seven teams will compete in the eighth, ninth and 10th edition of the league, one more than the previous edition which was won by the Comilla Victorians.
Bangladesh has won just two of the nine T20Is they have played this year. They lost six and on match got washed out by rain
Amid the jubilation of Bangladesh Women Footballers winning the SAFF Championship, women cricketers accomplished another mission as they qualified for the next T20 World Cup
Shakib fared better with the ball, finishing as Guyana’s pick of the bowlers with figures of 2-33 in four overs
Opener Alex Hales celebrated his return to the England team with a 40-ball 53 to anchor England’s chase of a modest 159-run target in 19.2 overs
Wade's unbeaten 45 off 21 helped the visitors chase down India's mammoth 209 runs with four balls remaining after Australia had stuttered briefly in the middle overs following quick losses
KL Rahul also made a half-century while Suryakumar Yadav hit 46 after the hosts lost skipper Rohit Sharma for 11 and star batsman Virat Kohli for two in the powerplay, following Australia captain ...