2nd T20I (D/N), Dhaka, Mar 11 2020, Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh
(15.5/20 ov)120/1
Bangladesh won by 9 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
player of the match
Liton Das

Nazmul Hassan presents the trophy to Mahmudullah and all the players come together for the photographs. So, that's all from our side for tonight. See you soon.

Mahmudullah: I think the we way played, the way we have been consistent, that has been very pleasing. Especially the way Liton showed consistency and hunger, really happy for him too. We gave chances to new guys, Hasan bowled with good pace and showed his skills. Overall it was a good all-round bowling performance. The hunger was there. Last couple of series we were not up to the mark. We are trying to build up the confidence for the World Cup.

Liton Das: Nothing possible without God, have been practising hard and the process has helped. Thanks to the coaching staff, they have been focusing on my batting, especially Neil and Domingo. In the previous innings, I coordinated well with Tamim and he too helped me out.

Liton Das is the Man of the Match as well as the Man of the Series.

Sean Williams: We are down at the moment but we have to stay positive. Nice long flight to home to reflect on the things. Looking forward to the Ireland series and trying to give them a good run. I am really happy for him [Taylor]. He has come out from a really tough time. There are times when senior players have to lead by example and tonight was a perfect example.

Time for the presentation ceremony.

Coolwater: "Zim looked so defeated in the end. To keep up the intensity till the end, and being in the game mentally, they were against Sri Lanka, is a must for them. And they should allow Madhevere to perform. He has got the potential to rise up to the occasion. "

SabbirChowdhury: "Yet another easy win for Bangladesh! The series has been a good one for Bangladesh. Zimbabwe, on the other hand, might want to forget the series, or they would probably learn something to build up a young team keeping in mind the next World Cup to be held in 2023!"

9.00pm A nine-wicket win for Bangladesh as they win the series 2-0. First their bowler did well to restrict Zimbabwe to 119 despite an unbeaten 59 from Brendan Taylor. Then, Liton Das continued his good form to score 60 not out off 45 and along with Soumya Sarkar took Bangladesh home in just 15.5 overs. That makes it 6-0 for Bangladesh across formats.

Mpofu to Soumya, 1 run

length outside off, dabs it towards short third man and sets off. It went straight to the fielder but he fumbles and that's the victory for Bangladesh

Mpofu to Soumya, no run

length ball in the corridor, was a slower one. Soumya looks to hit it on the up and gets beaten

Mpofu to Soumya, SIX runs

short and pulled away, over midwicket for his second six of the innings, Bangladesh now just one away from the victory

Mpofu to Soumya, no run

short outside off, cuts it hard but the point fielder makes a stop

Coolwater: "Soumya probably has got the strongest of muscles out of the tigers. "

Mpofu to Liton Das, 1 run

short and pulled in front of square leg

Mpofu to Liton Das, 1 wide

length ball down the leg side, goes for the flick but misses, called a wide

end of over 153 runs
BDESH: 111/1CRR: 7.40 • RRR: 1.80 • Need 9 runs from 30b
Liton Das59 (44)
Soumya Sarkar13 (12)
Sean Williams3-0-16-0
Wesley Madhevere3-0-20-0
Williams to Liton Das, 1 run

length ball down the leg side, worked towards short fine leg

Williams to Soumya, 1 run

length ball on the pads, flicked behind square leg

Williams to Liton Das, 1 run

short of length outside off, cuts it towards sweeper cover

Williams to Liton Das, no run

fuller around off, pushes it back towards the batsman

Williams to Liton Das, no run

looks to work it on the leg side, a leading edge towards covers

Williams to Liton Das, no run

length ball, angling in on to the pads from around the wicket, looks to push but gets beaten. An appeal for lbw but was heading down