New Zealand tour of Bangladesh 2021
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4th T20I: Nasum, Mustafizur star in Bangladesh’s 6-wicket win over New Zealand, lead series 3-1

08 Sep 2021

Riding on the superb bowling performances of left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed (4/10) and left-arm medium pacer Mustafizur Rahaman (4/ 12), Bangladesh comprehensively defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the fourth T20I match played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Wednesday.

With this win, Bangladesh are leading the five-match T20I series by 301 and it is their first ever series win over New Zealand in any format.

Opting to bat first, New Zealand had a terrible start as they lost their openers cheaply. Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed dismissed both the openers Rachin Ravindra (0) and Finn Allen (12).

Skipper Tom Latham (21) and Will Young (46) put on a valuable 35 runs for this third wicket. Mahedi Hasan broke the dangerous-looking partnership by dismissing New Zealand skipper Tom Latham.

Thereafter, New Zealand kept losing wickets at the regular intervals and were bundled out for a paltry total of 93 runs in 19.3 overs. Mustafizur Rahman cleaned up the New Zealand tail.

Chasing a small total, Bangladesh too lost three quick wickets up front. Litton Das (6), Shakib Al Hasan (8) and Mushifiqur Rahim (0) were back in the hut with scorecard reading 32 for 3 in 6 overs.

For New Zealand, Ajaj Patel (2/9) and Cole McConchie (1/34) were the wicket takers.

Matches

ICC T20 World Cup 2021

9th Match, Group B, Al Amerat, 21 Oct 2021

Ban Ban
181/7 & / (20. ov)
PNG PNG
97/10 & / (19.3 ov) (Target

Bangladesh won by 84 runs

ICC T20 World Cup 2021

10th Match, Group B, Al Amerat, 21 Oct 2021

Oman Oman
122/10 & / (20. ov)
Scot Scot
123/2 & / (17. ov) (Target

Scotland won by 8 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2021

7th Match, Group A, Abu Dhabi, 20 Oct 2021

Neth Neth
164/4 & / (20. ov)
Namibia Namibia
166/4 & / (19. ov) (Target

Namibia won by 6 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2021

8th Match, Group A, Abu Dhabi, 20 Oct 2021

SL SL
171/7 & / (20. ov)
Ire Ire
101/10 & / (18.3 ov) (Target

Sri Lanka won by 70 runs