Liton, Mosaddek is the protagonist of Bangladesh’s victory in Zimbabwe’s T20 collection

HARARE – Liton Das and Mosaddek Hossain performed key roles on Sunday as Bangladesh drew a three-game Twenty20 worldwide streak in Zimbabwe with a seven-wicket win.

Spin-bowling all-rounder Mosaddek clinched 5 wickets for the primary time in his worldwide T20 profession when vacationers capped Zimbabwe to 135-8 at Harare Sports activities Membership.

Dealing with the modest objective, Bangladesh have at all times been forward when it comes to velocity due to a powerful begin propelled by Liton’s opening, whose 56 out of 33 balls included two sixes and 6 fours.

Vacationers got here in at 136-3 with 15 balls remaining and the success was notably joyful because it was solely the second T20 triumph within the final 15 worldwide matches.

The defeat ended Zimbabwe’s six-game profitable streak within the shortest format since former star hitter Dave Houghton returned in June for a second stint as nationwide crew supervisor.

The collection will likely be selected Tuesday earlier than the groups change format and play three one-day internationals.

“I really feel nice. Once I play bowling I at all times take into consideration bowling balls, so I strictly adopted the plan. We determined to begin with the spin, so once I threw I began with the suitable areas,” Mosaddek stated.

“We wished to restrict Zimbabwe to 150 or 160 factors. Once you lose 5 wickets in powerplay, will probably be troublesome to attain greater than 150.

“Bangladesh is hungry to win the final match, now we’re assured. We hope will probably be a very good match for us.”

Mosaddek, who had by no means taken greater than two wickets for his nation in a T20 match, devastated his victims, together with Regis Chakabva and captain Craig Ervine.

Zimbabwe, who will be a part of Bangladesh on the T20 World Cup in Australia in October, had been teetering 31-5 when Mosaddek accomplished his assault throughout the break.

Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burl then stopped the rot for the hosts, including 80 factors for the sixth wicket as not one of the different 5 Bangladeshi bowlers may emulate Mosaddek.

Raza scored 62 factors out of 53, together with two sixes and 4 fours, earlier than being captured by Munim Shahriar.

Apart from Raza, Burl and Luke Jongwe had been the one Zimbabwean batters to hit double digits.

Liton claimed his sixth half-century within the T20 worldwide earlier than making an attempt to wipe out former Zimbabwe captain Sean Williams, lacking and trapped within the leg earlier than the final ball of the ninth over.

Undaunted, the company quickly required lower than a run a ball to succeed and an unbeaten 55-point fourth wicket between Afif Hossain and Najmul Hossain ensured a convincing win.

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