Bangladesh. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Match 28 of the Tremendous 12 stage within the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 noticed the thrilling conflict between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. The Bangla Tigers pulled off a shocking win in opposition to the African nation following a final ball drama as the previous received the fixture by 3 runs. Bangladesh now stands on the second place in Group 2 following the thrilling win in opposition to the Zimbabweans with 4 factors.

Ultimate Ball thriller for Bangladesh

Najmul Shanto’s sensational knock of 71 off simply 55 balls handed the facet a ray of hope to carry a aggressive whole because the Bangla Tigers had been dropping wickets swiftly on the different finish throughout their innings. The Shakib Al Hasan-led facet attained a complete of 150 of their stipulated 20 overs.

In response, Zimbabwe too gave the rival facet a run for his or her cash within the hopes that they might hand one other upset following their historic win in opposition to Pakistan. The African nation fairly actually took the match until the ultimate ball with 5 runs had been required to earn a win. Blessing Muzarabani was to face the ultimate ball and was deemed ‘out’ as a result of a stumping by the Bangla keeper. What adopted was pure drama as Shakib’s facet started celebrating, nevertheless, the umpires determined to take a evaluate for the wicketkeeper gathering the ball earlier than the stumps that basically translated to the ultimate ball being performed once more.

Because the gamers headed again to the pitch for the replay of the ultimate ball, the end result was the exact same, Bangladesh but once more took the match away, successful the match ‘twice’ within the span of minutes.

Zimbabwe show robust struggle

Regardless of the solar shining on Bangladesh, Zimbabwe who had been a number of wickets down proper from the beginning of their batting, displayed sensational abilities of combating again with Sean Williams shifting gears for his facet. The African facet had been on the cusp of registering one other win off the ultimate ball however ran out of luck in the course of the re-ball. Furthermore, the transient cameo by Williams gave the facet hopes to take them until the very finish, nevertheless, the skipper, Shakib Al Hasan on the different finish got here to Bangladesh’s rescue and snatched any probabilities of an ‘upset’.

Participant of the Match, Taskin Ahmed stated:

We had been nervous within the center after that final ball (no-ball). I’ve seen one thing like that for the primary time. Simply specializing in bettering and giving my greatest. Again dwelling we play on sluggish wickets, and right here we get early motion and assist off the monitor as effectively. Received a great bunch of quick bowling group, we help one another and dealing arduous to enhance ourselves. We get nice help from our bowling coach (Alan Donald) and all the opposite help workers. We bought good group and hopefully enhance extra.

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