Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe T20I Highlights, Tri-series 2019: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to reach final
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe T20I Highlights, Tri-series 2019: Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final.Updated: Sep 18, 2019 23:03 IST
Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong on Wednesday. The hosts will face Afghanistan in the final on Tuesday in Dhaka, while Zimbabwe will finish their campaign against the same opponents on Friday. Riding on Mahmudullah’s 62 off 41 balls, Bangladesh posted 175-7 -- the side’s highest total against Zimbabwe in Twenty20s -- before pacer Shafiul Islam and debutant leg-spinner Aminul Islam shared five wickets to bowl out Zimbabwe for 136. Shafiul, playing his first Twenty20 international in nearly two years, claimed 3-36 while teenager Aminul also impressed, taking 2-18. Mustafizur Rahman also took two wickets in the final over to finish with 2-38 as Bangladesh condemned Zimbabwe to their third consecutive defeat in the tournament, ending their chances of playing in the final.
Toss update: Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl against Bangladesh in the T20I. This is the second time the two are facing and it was a close contest the first time around, only to be won by the hosts. Zimbabwe will hope to go all the way through this time around.
Bangladesh: Brendan Taylor(w), Hamilton Masakadza(c), Richmond Mutumbami, Sean Williams, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva, Neville Madziva, Kyle Jarvis, Ainsley Ndlovu, Chris Mpofu
Zimbabwe: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
First Published: Sep 18, 2019 18:55 IST