This is the second time power failure happened at SBNCS during an international match after the first incident in an ODI between Bangladesh and Pakistan
A sudden power failure caused complete blackout at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur in the first T20I between host Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.
The match was reduced to 18 overs due to bad weather.
Zimbabwe were asked to bat first and the power failure occurred in the last over of their innings.
The visiting side were cruising in the late stages of the innings as left-hand batsman Ryan Burl scored 30 against Shakib al Hasan in the 16th over.
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Zimbabwe took 11 runs off the 17th over but in the start of the last over of the innings, all the floodlights went off.
The local time was 9:16pm then.
Around nine minutes later, the power of the floodlights started to return and eventually play resumed after a total of 11 minutes.
This is the second time power failure happened at SBNCS during an international match after the first incident in an ODI between Bangladesh and Pakistan.
ZIMBABWE INNINGS R B
Taylor c Mahmudullah b Taijul 6 5
Masakadza c Sabbir b Saifuddin 34 26
Ervine c Mosaddek b Mustafizur 11 14
Williams c & b Mosaddek 2 3
Maruma run out (Shakib) 1 2
Burl not out 57 32
Mutombodzi not out 27 26
Extras (lb 2, w 4) 6
Total (18 Overs) 144/5
Fall Of Wickets
1-7 (Taylor), 2-51 (Ervine), 3-56 (Masakadza), 4-56 (Williams), 5-63 (Maruma)
Shakib 4-0-49-0, Taijul 3-0-26-1, Saifuddin 4-0-26-1, Mustafizur 4-0-31-1, Mosaddek 3-0-10-1
BANGLADESH INNINGS R B
Liton b Chatara 19 14
Soumya c Madziva b Jarvis 4 7
Shakib c Masakadza b Chatara 1 3
Mushfiqur c Taylor b Jarvis 0 1
Mahmudullah lbw b Burl 14 16
Sabbir c Burl b Madziva 15 15
Mosaddek not out 30 24
Afif c Masakadza b Madziva 52 26
Saifuddin not out 6 2
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 2, w 3) 7
Total (17.4 overs) 148/7
Fall Of Wickets
1-26 (Liton), 2-26 (Soumya), 3-27 (Mushfiqur), 4-29 (Shakib), 5-56 (Mahmudullah), 6-60 (Sabbir), 7-142 (Afif)
Williams 3-0-31-0, Jarvis 4-0-31-2, Chatara 4-0-32-2, Burl 3-0-27-1, Madziva 3.4-0-25-2
Bangladesh won by three wickets
MoM: Afif Hossain