Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, T20 tri-series, Harare June 21, 2012

Bangladesh chase 150 with ease

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Bangladesh 153 for 4 (Nasir 41*) beat Zimbabwe 149 for 8 (Masakadza 56, Mortaza 2-28) by six wickets
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Bangladesh kept themselves in the running for a spot in the final of the Zimbabwe tri-series, just, with a six-wicket win over Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Nasir Hossain held Bangladesh's pursuit of 150 together, responding to Hamilton Masakadza's half-century with an unbeaten 41 to guide his side home with 15 balls to spare. The real credit for the win must go to Bangladesh's bowlers, however, as they scuppered Zimbabwe's charge at the death of their innings to keep the target within reach.

An aggressive start from Zimbabwe's batsmen had put the home side in a position to reach at least 160 after Brendan Taylor won his third toss in a row and, once again, decided to bat first. Zimbabwe were well-placed at 125 for 3 at the end of the 16th over, with two set batsmen at the crease before Bangladesh clawed their way back into the game.

Left-arm spinner Elias Sunny provided the breakthrough by having Stuart Matsikenyeri caught at long on for an industrious 27, and from that point onwards wickets fell regularly. The complexion of the match changed completely as Mashrafe Mortaza returned to have Masakadza caught behind, heaving at a slower ball, for 56. In the same over Elton Chigumbura's run out reduced Zimbabwe to 132 for 6 before Prosper Utseya was undone by an Abul Hasan slower ball and Graeme Cremer sliced an attempted slog to be caught in the deep off Mortaza, who was named Man of the Match for his efforts.

Zimbabwe's stumble, during which they lost five wickets for just 31 runs in the last five overs of their innings, gave Bangladesh a gettable target at which to aim and their openers, Tamim Iqbal and Mohammad Ashraful, launched the chase with gusto. Taylor opened the bowling with Prosper Utseya, the offspinner promptly being despatched for two crisp boundaries in his first five balls. Chris Mpofu's first over went for 15, and Bangladesh were flying at 25 without loss.

Bangladesh then suffered a stutter, courtesy some needlessly reckless batting from Ashraful, who was bowled attempting a paddle, and some equally casual running from Tamim. Graeme Cremer had Anamul Haque caught behind in his first over to reduce Bangladesh to a wobbly 52 for 3 in the seventh over, but Nasir Hossain then joined captain Mushfiqur Rahim in the middle and the pair set about repairing the innings.

Theirs was a watchful partnership, and apart from Mushfiqur's solitary six, their entire stand of 47 was made up of scampered ones and twos. Zimbabwe's hopes will have been briefly raised when a superb pick-up and throw from Vusi Sibanda had Mushfiqur run out for 31, but Hossain and Mahmudullah closed out the match in a flurry of boundaries. They put on an unbeaten 54 at almost 13-runs an over to keep Bangladesh's hopes alive in this series.

Earlier, Masakadza had once again provided the backbone of Zimbabwe's innings and his extraordinary run of form has now extended to a century and three fifties in his last four innings. After Masakadza lost his opening partner, Vusi Sibanda, to a run out, a partnership of 48 in 32 deliveries with his captain Taylor helped Zimbabwe to weather the early breakthrough and briefly keep the ascendancy. Taylor contributed watchful 38s in Zimbabwe's previous two wins, holding the middle order together, but with his side seemingly assured of a place in Sunday's final he chose to take the attack to the bowlers.

Taylor raced to 27 from just 12 balls but then played one shot too many, a top-edged hoick ending up in Mahmudullah's hands at deep midwicket. Taylor's dismissal meant that Zimbabwe's middle order, which hasn't really been tested yet in this series, were offered the chance for some time in the middle. Craig Ervine couldn't make anything of the opportunity, however, as his dreadful run with the bat continued when he played outside the line of a Mahmudullah straight-break to depart for a golden duck.

While Masakadza remained Zimbabwe still looked like passing 160, and he was cheered to a 47-ball fifty in the 15th over. The crowds attending the matches at Harare Sports Club have swelled as Zimbabwe racked up consecutive wins, and a particularly noisy rabble around Castle Corner kept warm on a wintry afternoon with choruses of exuberant and vocal support. Once Masakadza was prised out by Mortaza, however, they had much less cause to celebrate.

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  • Lord_Dravid on June 22, 2012, 13:21 GMT

    @ FOTO on (June 22 2012, 02:04 AM GMT)- yes and the sky will turn green tomorrow.

  • britishcricketfan on June 22, 2012, 8:36 GMT

    good to see a decent group of players in bng team now, such as tamim, mushy, nasir, riyad, razzak and mash. with players like rubel, shafiul and shakib to come, things looking good. agree with the people saying junaid and nazmul should come in for anamul and abul hasan today though. but those two should be given more chances to impress in the future.

  • AkDoN on June 22, 2012, 6:27 GMT

    I see some BD supporters are claiming that India Got test Status earlier thn BD & BD is doing better than india in that context. I say was BD not existing at all since 1947....or earlier than that. I say getting test status after india itself is a failure as BD PPL was also playing cricket the same time ind start playing cricket..this seems more logical

  • AkDoN on June 22, 2012, 6:23 GMT

    I see some BD supporters are claiming that India Got test Status very early thn BD & BD is doing better than india in that context. I say was BD not existing at all since 1947....or earlier than that. I say getting test status after india itseld is a failure as BD was also playing cricket before /after getting their independence.

  • Breaking_Point on June 22, 2012, 5:50 GMT

    @FrenchCricketFan-- yeah!AFTAB was the best batsman in t20 BD has ever produced((though Tamim will soon take that place))..just check Aftab's stat..in fact,he is still the maximum 6 hitter for BD..he lost his ways when he joined the rebel ICL...he played in BPL for Dhaka Gladiators but failed to put some good performance..

  • mrgupta on June 22, 2012, 5:42 GMT

    @FOTO: If you think BD who have played 70 odd tests in last 12 years and won 3 (1 against Zim and other 2 against hugely depleted WI) and done better than any other country then you are surely dreaming. Their Win-loss ratio in tests is worst for any country after 73 tests (0.04). India after 70 odd tests had a win loss ration of 0.20, 5 times better than BD and had already Won tests against Eng and Aus. BD has so far played 262 ODIs and has a Win loss ratio of 0.38, India after 262 ODIs had a Win loss ratio of 0.90 with a Victory in WC1983 and made to Semi finals of 1987 WC, has BD made to any QF yet in the 4 WC they played let alone Win? And as far as 4-0 thrashing goes, then my friend Eng lost 3-0 just recently to Pak and Aus lost 3-1 at home to Eng. These things happen like WI beat BD at home and Zim beat BD in their last Test and ODI series's.

  • on June 22, 2012, 4:17 GMT

    I want a Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe final............ though it seems far away.....

  • FrenchCricketFan on June 22, 2012, 3:28 GMT

    well done ban but I dont think you would win against sa with ballers like abul hassan and ziar rahman but I will be happy if you do cuz I like upset. Nasir hossain will surely become an exciting world class batsman soon - lots of potential and talent in him. Mahmudullah Riad turning out to be a good t20 allrounder - bats faster than shakib and his balling consistent. Only if you find couple of decent pacers you will be alright. By the way, what happened to your old player aftab ahmed ? That player is a natural t20 batsman. I like how zimbabwe improving in good pace. Ban improving a bit slower though but I think they will get there soon or later.

  • Black_Rider on June 22, 2012, 3:26 GMT

    @FOTO::: Wake up mate....Wake up....You are dreaming....

  • r0ketman on June 22, 2012, 3:23 GMT

    wow bruisers! Why the fake name? We all know who you are!! We will have the same reception for BD team in Dhaka that the Indian Team got when they returned home after losing to England 4-0, Australia 4-0 and the thrashing in Asia cup. After all we are neighbors, we have to keep traditions up!!:-)

  • Lord_Dravid on June 22, 2012, 13:21 GMT

    @ FOTO on (June 22 2012, 02:04 AM GMT)- yes and the sky will turn green tomorrow.

  • britishcricketfan on June 22, 2012, 8:36 GMT

    good to see a decent group of players in bng team now, such as tamim, mushy, nasir, riyad, razzak and mash. with players like rubel, shafiul and shakib to come, things looking good. agree with the people saying junaid and nazmul should come in for anamul and abul hasan today though. but those two should be given more chances to impress in the future.

  • AkDoN on June 22, 2012, 6:27 GMT

    I see some BD supporters are claiming that India Got test Status earlier thn BD & BD is doing better than india in that context. I say was BD not existing at all since 1947....or earlier than that. I say getting test status after india itself is a failure as BD PPL was also playing cricket the same time ind start playing cricket..this seems more logical

  • AkDoN on June 22, 2012, 6:23 GMT

    I see some BD supporters are claiming that India Got test Status very early thn BD & BD is doing better than india in that context. I say was BD not existing at all since 1947....or earlier than that. I say getting test status after india itseld is a failure as BD was also playing cricket before /after getting their independence.

  • Breaking_Point on June 22, 2012, 5:50 GMT

    @FrenchCricketFan-- yeah!AFTAB was the best batsman in t20 BD has ever produced((though Tamim will soon take that place))..just check Aftab's stat..in fact,he is still the maximum 6 hitter for BD..he lost his ways when he joined the rebel ICL...he played in BPL for Dhaka Gladiators but failed to put some good performance..

  • mrgupta on June 22, 2012, 5:42 GMT

    @FOTO: If you think BD who have played 70 odd tests in last 12 years and won 3 (1 against Zim and other 2 against hugely depleted WI) and done better than any other country then you are surely dreaming. Their Win-loss ratio in tests is worst for any country after 73 tests (0.04). India after 70 odd tests had a win loss ration of 0.20, 5 times better than BD and had already Won tests against Eng and Aus. BD has so far played 262 ODIs and has a Win loss ratio of 0.38, India after 262 ODIs had a Win loss ratio of 0.90 with a Victory in WC1983 and made to Semi finals of 1987 WC, has BD made to any QF yet in the 4 WC they played let alone Win? And as far as 4-0 thrashing goes, then my friend Eng lost 3-0 just recently to Pak and Aus lost 3-1 at home to Eng. These things happen like WI beat BD at home and Zim beat BD in their last Test and ODI series's.

  • on June 22, 2012, 4:17 GMT

    I want a Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe final............ though it seems far away.....

  • FrenchCricketFan on June 22, 2012, 3:28 GMT

    well done ban but I dont think you would win against sa with ballers like abul hassan and ziar rahman but I will be happy if you do cuz I like upset. Nasir hossain will surely become an exciting world class batsman soon - lots of potential and talent in him. Mahmudullah Riad turning out to be a good t20 allrounder - bats faster than shakib and his balling consistent. Only if you find couple of decent pacers you will be alright. By the way, what happened to your old player aftab ahmed ? That player is a natural t20 batsman. I like how zimbabwe improving in good pace. Ban improving a bit slower though but I think they will get there soon or later.

  • Black_Rider on June 22, 2012, 3:26 GMT

    @FOTO::: Wake up mate....Wake up....You are dreaming....

  • r0ketman on June 22, 2012, 3:23 GMT

    wow bruisers! Why the fake name? We all know who you are!! We will have the same reception for BD team in Dhaka that the Indian Team got when they returned home after losing to England 4-0, Australia 4-0 and the thrashing in Asia cup. After all we are neighbors, we have to keep traditions up!!:-)

  • FOTO on June 22, 2012, 2:04 GMT

    BD is better than India overall... it took us so little bit of time to just be as strong as India! India took a really long time. Heck! Even Sourav Ganguly is a bengali and he was India's "Dada" throughout his captaincy preparing MS Dhoni to be a captain one day too. Bangladesh produced the best players. Soon, Nasir is gonna be just great as a batsmen like Michael Clarke and Mushfiq can be good like Adam Gilchrist and Shakib (hopefully) Jackques Kallis. And Eilias Sunny to be great as Graeme Swann and Abul Hasan to be like Bret Lee. And Anamul to be like Andrew Strauss. Believe in BD cricket... believe...

  • FOTO on June 22, 2012, 1:46 GMT

    I think its highly unlikely for South Africa to lose ANOTHER match... BD has to bat first orelse they are dead... SA's Bowling attack is always perfect int he second half they have the best bowlers in the world... Good luck BD tigres you must try to prey these South Africans...

  • Tamimfan on June 22, 2012, 0:31 GMT

    See? Bangla fans are already so happy with their team's only win.. It doesn't matter to them how many games they have lost/will lose. Same with the BD team also. They are not hungry for more wins. Just satisfied with 1 win in 6 games. Looks like the players will get a terrific reception at the Dhaka airport for this mind-blowing win!

  • on June 22, 2012, 0:12 GMT

    Can anybody explain me what category Mus get the MOM award. I think Ryiad deserves the MOM!! Anyone agree

  • on June 21, 2012, 23:57 GMT

    Ashraful is the most talented batsman BD has ever produced and one of the most talented in the world in last 10 years. He is also the most reckless and the most unfortunate player I have seen. He plays one bad shot and he gets out. When on song, it's a pleasure to watch him.

  • AusieBangaleeShameem on June 21, 2012, 22:38 GMT

    I think most people here will agree Masakadza is much better than any Indian player like Virat Kohli, Sehwag, or ..... in terms of CONSISTENCY. Wish he will continue his good form in WC T20.

  • on June 21, 2012, 21:14 GMT

    Some people said Bangladesh's Asia Cup performance was a 'fluke'? I mean do they even know what a 'fluke' is? Performance such as this especially away from home show that Bangladesh have improved but I do got to admit, with the exception of Zimbabwe, both Bangladesh and South Africa are not trying as hard because the match between Bangladesh-South Africa was a clear mismatch and both were playing for themselves but nevertheless its good that Bangladesh have taken today's match seriously. After this series is over, Bangladesh can really show to the world starting with the tour to Europe how far they have really come once our best players are refreshed enough and comeback to the team. Don't forget this series is unofficial and won't count for nothing.

  • k4zz on June 21, 2012, 20:27 GMT

    Nasir Hossain and Mahmudullah are stepping up in the absence of Shakib in the batting department with mahmudullah also showing his ability in the bowling department, would like to see nasir bowl abit thou. Would like to see rahim or mahmudullah batting at no 3 as once shakib returns to the team he would slot in to 4 or 5 and one of their other good batsmen would drop down and be batting at 7. So if they could have their four best middleorder batsmen of shakib, rahim, nasir, mahmudullah batting at 3-6 it would improve them. In regards to their next game would like to see nazmul and reza have a game in place of abul hasan and ziaur. In zim Cremer seems a talent with both bat and ball along with Taylor and masakadza, they could cause upsets in the world cup.

  • on June 21, 2012, 20:23 GMT

    I do think with bit more experience and coaching Anamul Haque,Ziaur Rahman and Abul Hasan will be potentially exceptional players.Abul Hasan has the potential to be more faster and aggressive as long as he has better control over his deliveries.Anamul Haque has got the pedigree to be a world class batsman.Ziaur Rahman can be another Nasir Hossain in making if he is cool,collected and calculated like Nasir is.More genuine talents to be revealed by Bangladesh in coming years,the prospect is looking very good in Bangladeshi cricket.

  • Legaleagle on June 21, 2012, 19:54 GMT

    Well played Bangladesh!! They certainly went to this game with a lot of resolve. Hope to see more fight in the upcoming games! Good luck to all!!

  • on June 21, 2012, 18:59 GMT

    Definitely ,If any Associates and Affliate team gets these much chances which BD gets ,they will also win ...

  • -Murad- on June 21, 2012, 18:46 GMT

    " needlessly reckless batting from Ashraful" What are you talking about? He played only one bad shot and that got him out.

  • on June 21, 2012, 18:33 GMT

    A comfortable win for Bangladesh as I said before this Bangladeshi team has got more of a backbone about them.They did well to restrict Zimbabwe to 149 who batted first and to come out eventual winners batting second.I felt Bangladesh was always in control of the game.Criticism I have against Bangladesh is that they can be self-destructive by making silly unforced errors.As long as they can win the toss against South Africa, bat first, cut out silly errors and play with control aggression the South Africans can be beaten.I do love the underdogs and wish Bangladesh versus Zimbabwe final.

  • on June 21, 2012, 18:28 GMT

    nasir hossainis a upcoming prince of cricket for not only bangladesh but also whole world

  • r0ketman on June 21, 2012, 18:24 GMT

    If BD lost the match, Bruisers and Lord_Dravid would have been already on this forum saying BD needs to lose Test, ODI, T20, basketball and baseball status from ICC!:-P How come we are not hearing from them at all? I am sure they are realizing BD is proving themselves better than India slowly every year. Even if we forget the recent Asia cup, we can use this Zimbabwe tour as an example. Last time India played in a tri series, they lost both games to Zimbabwe in 2010! At least BD won a game in Zimbabwe, against the locals, in a pretty convincing fashion. India lost both their games to Zim in 2010 by six wickets or more. I am sure people will try to point out India did not send a full strength team to Zim; well neither did BD.

  • on June 21, 2012, 18:01 GMT

    This is the way to go on foreign pitches, settle down slowly and then start winning matches. Masakadza is playing well in every match. Mahmudullah and Nasir proved to be the stars on Bangladesh side ... however, they still have a task to do against SA. If BD loses to SA, they're out ...

  • Extraz on June 21, 2012, 17:58 GMT

    As a pakistani i m really happy to see our BD brothers winning but i still think BD need a good fast bowler abul hasan is definitely not up there...they need to find some good fast bowler,spin department is not the concern they do have some good spinners.best of luck to them for the next game.

  • on June 21, 2012, 17:28 GMT

    we have to remember if we can not give back confidence to our new player we will not get another Nasir Hossain...surely Hasan and Anamul should get opportunities to get back with their performance...today Anamul did the best fielding, He was the impressive finding in BPL, Hasan action was okay, today he did not ball badly...so talent is there just need time....see how many opportunity Ashraful got still doesn't learn anything...just changing and twisting will not give any stability...if Sourav ganguly did not take care to Shehwag, Harbhajan, Youvraj then India would not win world cup..

  • Raiyan24r on June 21, 2012, 16:46 GMT

    where is Bruisers? nasir ,such a talent.bd should at least play nazmul in the next match instead of abul.zunaid could also be taken in place of anamul.zim brought back down to earth after 4 upsets.

  • on June 21, 2012, 16:15 GMT

    Congratulations! Good show. But, I'm not convinced yet if Anamul and Ziaur are ready by now for this level. We should have sticked to Junaid and Johrul at the moment as Shakib will be joinning the final squad for September. So, over all, I think, BD is right on track for the MISSION, September' 12.

  • on June 21, 2012, 16:05 GMT

    Congratulation to Bangladesh team. Good luck for next match. Hope BD will win & reach the fina.l

  • bdfighter1 on June 21, 2012, 16:03 GMT

    at last some efforts to smile for bd fans..

  • on June 21, 2012, 15:57 GMT

    job hasn't done yet. To recover the defeat against zim u guys have to win agains SA. Hope u will do it n congrats for this win......

  • Tokai69 on June 21, 2012, 15:42 GMT

    Finally Deshi team won a match in the tournament. They're still sloppy .... What's wrong with Tamim! Good to see Mash, Nasir back in form!!

  • Fogu on June 21, 2012, 15:31 GMT

    Great team effort BD. Need to improve fielding as well as responsibility with the bat. We need to cut down unnecessary risk and not get carried away. Let's go get the next one. Go Tigers.

  • joynal693 on June 21, 2012, 15:25 GMT

    Actually BD team needs to adapt with the weather condition whenever they play outside the subcontinent. I strongly believe that BD teams now be able to BEAT Pakistan in their home as the condition suited to them. Wish the BD vs PAK series will take place & BD will whitewash Pakistan (due to their weak batting lineup). Wish this dream will be real at SL in T20 worldcup.

  • joynal693 on June 21, 2012, 15:19 GMT

    This is a much needed win for the BD campaign. Wish this will continue. But we really need more solid batting, bowling, fiedling from the BD players.

  • EnglishCricket on June 21, 2012, 15:19 GMT

    Pretty easy win for Bangladesh! looks like they have finally settled into Zimbabwe. I really like this very young Nasir Hossain guy! he's some phenomenal talent with the bat, ball & field but especially with his batting and probably in within the next few years will be Bangladesh's best batsman. I really enjoy it when the lesser nations can make it tough for the big teams and if both Zimbabwe and Bangladesh can knock South Africa out then it will most certainly put icing on the cake but it looks unlikely but definitely not impossible. Well done Bangladesh!

  • on June 21, 2012, 15:18 GMT

    Who said Bangladesh and Zimbabwe can not give tough fight to south Africa? Now if Bangladesh win against South Africa, South Africa will face problem to play the final. Now it's a nice tournament to watch! Isn't it?

  • MNHasan on June 21, 2012, 15:12 GMT

    Well done BD keep it up beat need to beat South Africa tomorrow to play in the final best of luck

  • on June 21, 2012, 15:10 GMT

    Congrats Bangladesh in your convincing win over Zimbabwe but to be honest I still can't see Bangladesh beating South Africa in the next game unless they play to their full potential and prevent much lesser mistakes. I'd most certainly drop Anamul Haque and Abul Hasan for now as I feel they already played enough games in their young playing careers in this tour and give them a break and instead, replace them with Junaid Siddique and Nazmul Hossain with the rest of the line-up the same as was with this match, that way they'll at least have a chance. Again! our first choice players performed but our lesser known did not so nothing to worry about at all.

  • Keithnkin on June 21, 2012, 15:08 GMT

    BD played with confidence though some erratic runs between the wickets cost them a couple of wickets. But it was easy to see they were sure of a win. It would be interesting to see what the BD haters have to say this time around.

  • saifur.raffael on June 21, 2012, 15:06 GMT

    BD knows hw to comeback...........not to get a surprise if we see them in the final.........go ahead pagla tigers

  • Third_Gear on June 21, 2012, 15:04 GMT

    Well done Tigers, I also praise ZIM as they have showed their improvement in the tournament so far but surely BD gonna be one of the super powers in next couple of years.

  • johnathonjosephs on June 21, 2012, 14:56 GMT

    Masakadza... This guy is making 50s every game. He is in amazing form and if he keeps up this streak, especially in the T20 WC, he can probably get a contract with the IPL... Wait... who a I kidding

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  • johnathonjosephs on June 21, 2012, 14:56 GMT

    Masakadza... This guy is making 50s every game. He is in amazing form and if he keeps up this streak, especially in the T20 WC, he can probably get a contract with the IPL... Wait... who a I kidding

  • Third_Gear on June 21, 2012, 15:04 GMT

    Well done Tigers, I also praise ZIM as they have showed their improvement in the tournament so far but surely BD gonna be one of the super powers in next couple of years.

  • saifur.raffael on June 21, 2012, 15:06 GMT

    BD knows hw to comeback...........not to get a surprise if we see them in the final.........go ahead pagla tigers

  • Keithnkin on June 21, 2012, 15:08 GMT

    BD played with confidence though some erratic runs between the wickets cost them a couple of wickets. But it was easy to see they were sure of a win. It would be interesting to see what the BD haters have to say this time around.

  • on June 21, 2012, 15:10 GMT

    Congrats Bangladesh in your convincing win over Zimbabwe but to be honest I still can't see Bangladesh beating South Africa in the next game unless they play to their full potential and prevent much lesser mistakes. I'd most certainly drop Anamul Haque and Abul Hasan for now as I feel they already played enough games in their young playing careers in this tour and give them a break and instead, replace them with Junaid Siddique and Nazmul Hossain with the rest of the line-up the same as was with this match, that way they'll at least have a chance. Again! our first choice players performed but our lesser known did not so nothing to worry about at all.

  • MNHasan on June 21, 2012, 15:12 GMT

    Well done BD keep it up beat need to beat South Africa tomorrow to play in the final best of luck

  • on June 21, 2012, 15:18 GMT

    Who said Bangladesh and Zimbabwe can not give tough fight to south Africa? Now if Bangladesh win against South Africa, South Africa will face problem to play the final. Now it's a nice tournament to watch! Isn't it?

  • EnglishCricket on June 21, 2012, 15:19 GMT

    Pretty easy win for Bangladesh! looks like they have finally settled into Zimbabwe. I really like this very young Nasir Hossain guy! he's some phenomenal talent with the bat, ball & field but especially with his batting and probably in within the next few years will be Bangladesh's best batsman. I really enjoy it when the lesser nations can make it tough for the big teams and if both Zimbabwe and Bangladesh can knock South Africa out then it will most certainly put icing on the cake but it looks unlikely but definitely not impossible. Well done Bangladesh!

  • joynal693 on June 21, 2012, 15:19 GMT

    This is a much needed win for the BD campaign. Wish this will continue. But we really need more solid batting, bowling, fiedling from the BD players.

  • joynal693 on June 21, 2012, 15:25 GMT

    Actually BD team needs to adapt with the weather condition whenever they play outside the subcontinent. I strongly believe that BD teams now be able to BEAT Pakistan in their home as the condition suited to them. Wish the BD vs PAK series will take place & BD will whitewash Pakistan (due to their weak batting lineup). Wish this dream will be real at SL in T20 worldcup.