Bangladesh cricket team scored their best performance in T20 history against Australia. Batting first in the first T20 match played on Tuesday, the team scored 131 runs for 7 wickets. In response, the entire Australia team was bundled out for 108 runs in front of excellent bowling. The hosts took a 1-0 lead in the 5-match series with a 23-run win. This is the first time in T20 history that Bangladesh team has won against Australia.
Australia captain Matthew Wade won the toss and decided to bowl first. Bangladesh did not have a good start and got the first blow in the form of Soumya Sarkar on just 15 runs. Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Naeem tried to handle the team but Adam Zampa bowled Naeem for 30 runs.
Captain Mahmudullah was dismissed after scoring 20 off 20 balls and the team’s big score got a big blow. Shakib remained frozen at one end and wickets continued to fall from the other end. Shakib was also boarded by Jose Hazlewood after scoring 36 off 33 balls. Bangladesh team managed to score 131 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Hazlewood dismissed 3 while Mitchell Starc dismissed two batsmen.
The Australian team’s batsman, who came to chase the target, was completely unsuccessful. 7 batsmen of the team could not even reach the double digit. Mitchell Marsh struggled alone and scored 45 runs off 45 balls. Nasum Ahmed took four wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs and became the hero of this historic victory against Australia.