T20 World Cup: Bangladesh alive in the Tournament after defeating Oman

Topic: T20 World Cup 2021

Bangladesh beat Oman in the sixth match of the T20 World Cup 2021 qualifying round. An incredible four-wicket haul from Mustafizur Rahman helped them defend 153.

Earlier, Bangladesh suffered a batting collapse before getting bundled out in the final over. Both Oman and Bangladesh are alive in the Super 12 qualification race, having claimed a victory each.

Bangladesh were suddenly reduced to 21/2 after they elected to bat. However, Mohammad Naim and Shakib Al Hasan rejuvenated their innings with an 80-run stand. A direct hit from Aqib Ilyas, which removed Shakib, severely dented Bangladesh's plight. They couldn't resurrect thereafter and were bundled out for 153. The Oman batters started in an emphatic manner but allowed Bangladesh to get on top eventually.

For Bangladesh, opening batter Mohammad Naim held one end even though he kept on losing partners.The 22-year-old paced his innings well and went on to smash his maiden half-century in the T20 World Cup.Naim was the top-scorer for Bangladesh, having racked up 64 off 50 balls with the help of 3 fours and 4 sixes.

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