Al Amerat: Bangladesh saved their hopes of advancing to Gorgeous 12s stage alive with a nervy 26-speed prefer over co-hosts Oman of their Neighborhood B match of the T20 World Cup right here on Tuesday.
Opener Mohammad Naim struck a handsome half of-century to again Bangladesh pickle a 154-speed target prior to bowlers led by well-known particular person pacer Mustafizur Rahman (4/36) restricted Oman to 127 for 9.
Both Oman and Bangladesh now delight in one prefer each, and could be vying for the excellent closing subject to qualify for the Gorgeous 12 stage. Scotland, who beat Papua Recent Guinea earlier in the day, delight in already certified from the community.
While Oman will make a selection on Scotland, Bangladesh next play Papua Recent Guinea.
Chasing a full of life target, Ludhiana-born Jatinder Singh (40 off 33) offered a stable originate up for Oman alongside Kashyap Prajapati (21) but the diverse batters struggled.
Love Oman, Bangladesh delight in been furthermore guilty of dropping catches. But under noteworthy pressure, they held their nerves and as a result of a pair astute captaincy by skipper Mahmudullah and the spinners Shakib Al Hasan and Mahedi Hasan they delight in been in a region to possess an extraordinary comeback.
Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman took four wickets.
Oman wished 54 runs in the final 5 overs. But with the boundaries drying up and the wanted speed rate continuously increasing, Oman batters grew to turn into determined and went for the mountainous photos, dropping their wickets in the formulation.
Shakib, who starred with the bat furthermore pitched in with the ball, ending with impressive figures of 3/28 whereas Mahedi Hassan (1/14) and Mohammad Saifuddin (1/16) took a wicket each.
Opting to bat in a must-wingame, Bangladesh, who misplaced their match opener to Scotland, struggled to 29 for the loss of two wickets in the powerplay.
With their backs up against the wall, Naim, who hit 64 of 51 deliveries, and well-known particular person all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (42 off 29) shared an 81-speed stand to give their aspect the noteworthy-wished momentum.
Dropped catches and sloppy fielding most racy added to the 2 batters’ increasing self assurance.
While Fayyaz Butt, who played U-19 cricket for Pakistan, pulled off a blinding dangle of his bowling to remove Mahedi Hasan for a duck, Oman delight in been guilty of dropping as many as three catches.
Naim, taking part in his first sport of the match, hit four maximums and three boundaries whereas Shakib’s innings became studded with six fours.
On the other hand, a colorful a part of fielding that saw Aqib Ilyas stop Shakib’s speed out that saw the spring return in Oman’s step.
The co-hosts seized the momentum, snaring six wickets whereas giving freely 41 runs in the final 5 overs.
Pacers Fayyaz Butt (3/30), Kaleemullah (2/30) and Bilal Khan (3/18) shared eight wickets whereas left-arm spinner Zeeshan Maqsood (1/17) accounted for one.