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Liton makes impressive start

  • Published at 10:10 pm September 18th, 2019
Liton
Bangladesh's Liton Das launches himself Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik

Bangladesh were off to a good start in the first few overs as Liton Das and Nazmul Hossain Shanto posted 49 runs on the board in just 4.4 overs before Shanto got out in the fifth ball of the fifth over

Opening batting in T20Is have become a concern in recent times for Bangladesh as their openers failed to give a good start in the last few matches. 

As a consequence, Bangladesh team management rang the changes after two games in the ongoing tri-nation T20I series and Wednesday in the third match, the Tigers opted for a new opening pair - Liton Das and Nazmul Hossain Shanto. 

And finally, Bangladesh were off to a good start in the first few overs as Liton and Shanto posted 49 runs on the board in just 4.4 overs before Shanto got out in the fifth ball of the fifth over.

Credit goes mainly to Liton as the right-handed opener scored 38 off just 22 deliveries including four fours and a couple of sixes. 

A total of 21 runs came in the third over of the innings bowled by left arm spinner Ainsley Ndlovu, among which, Liton scored 20, smashing two sixes, a boundary, a three and a single. 

Good start for the Tigers.

4TH T20I

BANGLADESH INNINGS        R    B

Shanto c & b Jarvis            11    9

Liton c Madziva b Mpofu        38    22

Shakib c Williams b Burl        10    9

Mushfiq c Taylor b Mutombodzi    32    26

Mahmudullah c Williams b Jarvis    62    41

Afif c Taylor b Mpofu            7    8

Mosaddek c Chakabva b Jarvis    2    3

Saifuddin not out            2    1

Aminul not out            0    0

Extras (lb 3, w 4)            7 

Total (19.5 Overs)            171/7 

Fall Of Wickets

1-49 (Shanto), 2-55 (Liton), 3-65 (Shakib), 4-143 (Mushfiq), 5-159 (Afif), 6-169 (Mahmudullah), 7-169 (Mosaddek)

Bowling

Ndlovu 3-0-32-0, Jarvis 3.5-0-28-3, Mpofu 4-0-42-2, Williams 4-0-26-0, Burl 1-0-13-1, Mutombodzi 3-0-17-1, Madziva 1-0-10-0

ZIMBABWE INNINGS             R    B

Taylor c Shakib b Saifuddin        0    5

Masakadza (c) b Aminul        25    25

Chakabva b Shakib            0    2

Williams c Afif b Shafiul        2    5

Mutombodzi c Shanto b Biplob    11    9

Burl b Shafiul                1    3

Mutumbami c Saifuddin b Shafiul    54    32

Madziva run out (Shakib)        9    15

Jarvis c sub (Sabbir) b Mustafizur    27    20

Ndlovu b Mustafizur            2    4

Mpofu not out                0    0

Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 3)            5

Total (20 Overs)            136/10

Fall Of Wickets

1-0 (Taylor), 2-2 (Chakabva), 3-8 (Williams), 4-35 (Mutombodzi), 5-37 (Burl), 6-44 (Masakadza), 7-66 (Madziva), 8-124 (Mutumbami), 9-136 (Jarvis), 10-136 (Ndlovu)

Bowling     

Saifuddin-4-0-14, Shakib 4-0-28-1, Shafiul 4-0-36-3, Mustafizur 4-0-38, Aminul 4-0-18-2    

Result: Bangladesh won by 39 runs

MoM: Mahmudullah