"Bangladesh vs Scotland" : First upset match of World Cup T-20 this season.
Bangladesh is a popular name in world cricket. Since their arrival in the world of cricket, Bangladesh create their own name in the world of cricket with their hard work and dedication. Bangladesh is currently a popular cricketing country. Bangladesh is also one of the Test playing nations in the world. On 26 June 2000, Bangladesh was obtained full ICC membership. Bangladesh played their first Test match against India in Dhaka in November 2000 becoming the tenth Test-playing nation.
Cricket is an emotional name for the people of Bangladesh. They have always been supporting the Bangladesh team. Bangladesh team is more stronger now than before. At presently, they are in the 7th position in team wise ODI ranking and also in the 6th position in team wise T20 ranking. For preparation of the T-20 World Cup, Bangladesh recently win over two cricketing superpowers Australia and New Zealand at home. Bangladesh team participated in this year's T-20 World Cup with full confidence. Last night they took to the field in the first match of the World Cup against Scotland. Today I will discuss this match. Now, let’s see how Bangladesh performed in that match.
Bangladesh Vs Scotland full match analysis:
Bangladesh and Scotland was played in the 2nd match of T-20 world cup 2021 yesterday. According to the team standards and current rankings, Bangladesh team is the favorite on the field. The Scotland team was less experienced than Bangladesh. As such, it was considered that Bangladesh would win the match very easily.
Bangladesh playing XI in this match :
Sakib Al Hasan
Nurul Hasan Sohan
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and elected to bowl first. The game started in time. At the start of the game, Saifuddin picked up Scotland's first wicket for 5 runs. Then the bowlers of Bangladesh started bowling brilliantly. Mahedi Hasan takes two wickets at 45 and 46 runs. Scotland then lost 6 wickets for 56 runs by Shakib's extraordinary bowling. From then, Scotland's Batters batted really well. At the end, they managed the team's disaster and in 20 overs they collected 140 runs for 9 wickets. Bangladesh stood in front of the target of 141 runs.
Bangladesh lost wickets at the beginning of batting. Soumya Sarkar returned to the dressing room with 5 runs. After that Bangladesh went under pressure after the dismissal of Liton Das for 16 runs. Bangladesh scored only 59 runs in 10 overs with the slow batting of Shakib and Mushfiqur. After the departure of Shakib and Mushfiqur, Bangladesh team fell behind in the match. In the end, they collected 134 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs. As a result, Bangladesh lost the match by 6 runs.
The lost in this match was disappointing for Bangladesh. This lost is not desirable from the Bangladesh team. With this lost, the way forward for the World Cup became very difficult for Bangladesh.Will Bangladesh be able to qualify for the second stage of the World Cup?