Bangladesh staved off a defiant problem from Oman to clinch a 26-run victory in match quantity six of the T20 World Cup 2021 in Al Amerat on Tuesday. The win was a should for Bangladesh to remain alive within the Tremendous 12 qualification race after having gone down in opposition to Scotland of their earlier sport.
Oman bowlers got here up with a medical effort to limit Bangladesh to 153. Then, at 81 for two, they have been in with a real probability within the chase. Nonetheless, Oman’s inexperience on the prime stage and a few tight bowling underneath stress from Bangladesh turned the tide. The skilled bowling duo of Mustafizur Rahman (4/36) and Shakib Al Hasan (3/28) did the job for Bangladesh with ready assist from the remaining.
Oman have been jolted early of their chase of 154. Aqib Ilyas (6) was trapped lbw by Mustafizur with a size ball that swung late. Ilyas went for a evaluate, however replays confirmed the on-field umpire’s choice.
Kashyap Prajapati, who had flicked Mustafizur for a six early in his innings, was dropped by the Bangladesh pacer whereas fielding at brief third man, off Mohammad Saifuddin’s bowling. This was instantly after Bangladesh had missed a run-out alternative. Not a lot later, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah additionally let the crew down, dropping a skier from Jatinder Singh off Mustafizur’s bowling.
There was some respite for the bowling aspect within the final over earlier than the powerplay as Prajapati (21) edged an tried drive off Mustafizur to the keeper. Jatinder, nonetheless, clobbered Shakib for a 4 and a six to show Oman’s intent in no unsure phrases. At 70 for two midway into the chase, Oman have been very a lot within the hunt.
After getting off to a sluggish begin, Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood nonchalantly flicked Taskin Ahmed over sq. leg for a most. Mahedi Hasan, nonetheless, dismissed him for 12. Maqsood top-edged a slog sweep to deep sq. leg, the place Mustafizur ran to his proper and accomplished a superb tumbling catch. Shakib then dented Oman’s possibilities by having Jatinder (40) caught at deep sq. leg with a shortish supply.
Oman couldn’t get well from the large blow. Shakib received wickets off consecutive balls in his final over, sending again Ayaan Khan (9) and Naseem Khushi (4). Mustafizur then proved too good for Oman’s tailenders because the chasing aspect crawled to 127 for 9.
Spectacular Oman limit Bangladesh to 153
Oman bowlers got here up with a spirited effort to limit Bangladesh to 153. Batting first after profitable the loss, Bangladesh have been nicely positioned at 101 for two within the 14th over, however they misplaced their means following the run out of Shakib Al Hasan (42).
Opener Mohammad Naim top-scored with 64 for Bangladesh, however they misplaced 41 runs for six wickets of their final 5 overs as Oman dominated proceedings. Oman dropped three sitters within the area. Regardless of that, the bowlers ensured their shoulders didn’t sag.
Liton Das (6), who was among the many Bangladesh batters given a life by Oman’s fielders, did not construct on his luck. Very subsequent ball after being dropped, he was trapped lbw by Bilal Khan with some late swing. Oman used a sensible evaluate to overturn the not out choice.
The experiment to advertise Mahedi Hasan (0) failed as he was despatched again by an excellent diving catch by Fayyaz Butt within the comply with by means of. Naim survived two dropped possibilities and Shakib hung round as Bangladesh labored their method to 63 for two on the midway stage.
Conscious that they wanted to push the scoring, Naim and Shakib took on Mohammad Nadeem and pinched 17 runs from the twelfth over. Shakib went down the wicket and punched the primary ball previous mid-off. The subsequent ball was pulled previous brief superb leg. Naim joined the act by whacking a six over deep midwicket.
The tide turned for Oman as Aqib Ilyas affected an excellent direct hit to expire Shakib. The left-hander guided a yorker in the direction of level and took off for a single, not anticipating Ilyas to hit the bullseye. Naim introduced up his fifty on the different finish, however Oman stored chipping away on the wickets.
Nurul Hasan (3) was caught at long-off off Maqsood whereas Afif Hossain (1) perished within the deep making an attempt to tackle Kaleemullah. Bangladesh have been dealt a physique blow when the set Naim fell in the identical over, dragging an tried pull to deep midwicket.
Mushfiqur Rahim got here into bat at no.8 and fell for simply six, steering a slower ball from Butt to the keeper. The Oman bowler was on a hat-trick as Mohammad Saifuddin (0) was caught at long-off subsequent ball. Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah (17) struck a few meaty blows to take the crew previous 150 earlier than being cleaned up by Bilal within the final over.
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Bangladesh opener Naim was the top-scorer for the crew with a well-compiled 64. Naim struck three fours and 4 sixes throughout his innings.
Shakib performed a superb knock of 42 earlier than being run out. He then claimed three wickets together with his left-arm spin, together with the massive one in every of Jatinder. Whereas Mustafizur claimed 4 scalps to harm Oman’s possibilities, Mahedi Hasan (1/14) and Mohammad Saifuddin (1/16) have been extraordinarily economical.
Oman’s bowlers have been extremely spectacular. Bilal stored Bangladesh in examine with 3 for 18 whereas Butt claimed 3 for 30. Kaleemullah chipped in with two wickets, together with that of opposition top-scorer Naim. With the bat, Jatinder performed a formidable knock of 40.
Shakib was named Participant of the Match for his excellent all-round present.
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