Bangladesh fast Taskin Ahmed has picked up a career-best 4-25 as his aspect opened their Twenty20 World Cup with a breakthrough nine-run win over the Netherlands.
- Bangladesh open their World Cup marketing campaign with a nine-run win over the Netherlands
- Star fast Taskin Ahmed picks up a career-best haul of 4-25
- Colin Ackermann hits 62 off 48 balls for the Dutch
Taking part in their first match of the event, Bangladesh posted 8-144 in Hobart on Monday afternoon, bowling the Dutch out for 135 on the final ball.
It was the primary time Bangladesh have gained a match in the principle “tremendous” stage of a T20 World Cup and breaks a five-match shedding streak within the 20-over format.
Ahmed was on a hat-trick after eradicating Vikramjit Singh and Bas de Leede with the primary two balls of the Dutch chase and returned late to select up two scalps.
The Netherlands had been in all types of bother at 4-15 when Max O’Dowd and Tom Cooper had been each run out in a calamitous fourth over.
Colin Ackermann saved them within the sport with a 48-ball 62 however fell within the seventeenth over to Ahmed.
The Netherlands wanted 24 off the ultimate over and 12 from the final two balls however could not get the job finished.
Earlier, Afif Hossain top-scored with 38 from 27 balls for Bangladesh after they misplaced the toss and had been despatched in below gloomy skies at Bellerive Oval.
Najmul Shanto (25) and Soumya Sarkar (14) placed on 43 for the primary wicket earlier than the Netherlands broke via with two scalps within the area of two overs.
Paul van Meekeren (2-21 from 4 overs) and Bas de Leede (2-29 from three) completed with the very best figures.
Younger spinner Shariz Ahmad picked up the large wicket of Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan (seven) within the tenth over.
Hossain performed the lead function in his absence, earlier than Mosaddek Hossain (20 not out from 12 deliveries) landed some necessary lusty blows late.
Each groups are concerned in a double header on the SCG on Thursday, with Bangladesh taking part in South Africa and the Netherlands dealing with India.