Bangladesh clean sweep of world champion England
A good half-century from opener Liton Das and a good performance from the bowlers led by Mustafizur Rahman helped Bangladesh beat world champions England by 16 runs in the third and final T20 International to complete a 3-0 clean sweep in the three-match series here on Tuesday. Did. Wicket-keeper batsman Liton scored 73 runs in 57 balls with the help of 10 fours and a six. He put on 55 for the first wicket with Ronnie Talukdar (24) and 84 for the second wicket with Najmul Hasan Shanto (47 not out) as Bangladesh posted a challenging 158 for two after being put into bat. Make.
England looked to be in a winning position during a 95-run partnership for the second wicket between opener Dawid Malan (53) and captain Jos Buttler (40) but their innings faltered when both of them were dismissed in consecutive balls in the 14th over. Went and in the end he was able to score 142 runs for six wickets. Mustafizur got the crucial wicket of Malan for 14 runs in four overs while Buttler was run out on the next ball. After this Bangladesh bowlers tightened the screws. Taskin Ahmed (2/26) was his most successful bowler. Bangladesh won the first match by six wickets and the second match by four wickets. England had earlier won the ODI series 2-1. Bangladesh won the third ODI and thus managed to defeat England, the champions of both limited overs formats, in four consecutive matches.