Bangladesh closer to topper of Super league after Whitewash

প্রকাশ: মঙ্গলবার, ২০ জুলাই, ২০২১ | ২১:৫৩:০০

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On the day of captain Tamim’s 14th ODI series, Bangladesh won all the matches in a series like 14 times. All in all, Bangladesh gave the opponent the shame of the 14th whitewash.

Bangladesh beat the hosts by 5 wickets in the third and final ODI of the three-match series in Harare, Zimbabwe to win the series 3-0. The Tigers picked up a full 30 points in the ODI Super League with this important victory. Tamim Iqbal got a century, Nurul Hasan Sohan proved himself by getting a chance.

Batting on a big target, Bangladesh started very defensively. In the 8th over, Tamim Iqbal came out of the slump with 19 runs in 2 fours and 1 six to Tendai Chatara.

The opening partnership of 88 runs was broken after the departure of Liton who scored 32 runs. Captain Tamim Iqbal picked up the fifty even after Liton returned.

Captain Tamim Iqbal converted the fifties into a century, picking up a great century off 87 balls. Tamim added 57 runs with Mohammad Mithun before Donald Tiripano’s return. He played an innings of 112 runs off 97 balls with eight fours and three sixes.

Mohammad Mithun struggled for runs but Nurul Hasan Sohan led Bangladesh with a great batting, the fifth wicket partnership of 74 runs. Gemini was out for 31 runs away from victory, an innings of 30 runs from 57 balls came from his bat.

Nurul Hasan Sohan easily completed the rest of the work with Afif Hossain, Bangladesh won by 5 wickets with 12 balls in hand. Sohan (45) and Afif Hossain (26) remained unbeaten, while Wesley Madhuvare and Donald Tiripano took two wickets each.

Earlier, Regis Chakavar (64), Sikandar Raja (57), and Ryan Burle (59) were all out for 296 with three balls to spare. For Bangladesh, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mustafizur Rahman took 3 wickets each.