T20 World cup 2024: Bangladesh showed amazing game, easily defeated the World Cup winning team

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The 15th match of the T20 World Cup was played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In this match, Bangladesh registered a spectacular victory by defeating the former champion team of T20 World Cup 2014, Sri Lanka, by 2 wickets. Bangladesh won the toss in this match and decided to bowl first. Which proved to be effective for them. Batting first, the Sri Lankan team could score only 124 runs in 20 overs. Bangladesh chased the target of 125 runs very easily. They won with 6 balls remaining.

Sri Lanka came out to bat first and Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis came to open the innings. Nissanka played a brilliant innings of 47 runs. Kusal Mendis scored 10 runs. Kamindu Mendis, who came at number three, scored 4 runs. Apart from this, Dhananjay de Silva scored 21, Charit Aslanka scored 19, Wanindu Hasaranga scored 0 and Angelo Mathews scored 16 runs. In this way, the Sri Lankan team was able to score only 124 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs.

Bowling brilliantly for Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahman took 3 wickets for 17 runs in 4 overs. Rishad Hussain also took 3 wickets. Tanjim Hasan Shakib took 1 wicket while Taskin Ahmed took 2 wickets.

Now it was Bangladesh's turn to chase the target. Bangladesh openers Tanjid Hasan and Soumya Sarkar flopped badly. Hasan got out on 3 and Sarkar on 0. Liton Das batted well at number three and scored 36 runs in 38 balls. Tauhid Hridaya scored 40 runs in 20 balls at a strike rate of 200. From here the match slipped out of Bangladesh's hands. Mahmadullah finally scored 16 runs in 13 balls and led the team to victory.

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