Netherlands need 155 to crash Tigers

09 March,2016

RTNN Sports Desk: Tamim’s passionate batting display has propelled Tigers to set a fighting total of 154 against the Netherlands in the qualifying round Group-A match of ICC T20 World Cup at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, India.

Tamim hit a fabulous unbeaten an unbeaten knock of 83 runs off 58 balls hitting six groundbreaking boundaries and three huge maximums.

Bangladesh scored 154 losing seven wickets in 20 overs.

A sensible bowling efforts by Dutch side troubled Tigers as they lose wickets with very short intervals.

Van der Gugten bagged Mahmudullah (10) and Mushfiqur (0) in two consecutive deliveries.

Paul van Meekeren picked Nasir Hossain (3) and Soumya Sarkar (15)

The Netherlands have won the toss and chose to bowl first.

The Tigers left Dhaka for India on Monday morning to play the 6th edition of the tournament after completing the 13th Asia Cup mission as runners-up.

In the remaining two qualifying round matches at the same venue, Bangladesh will play against Ireland and Oman on March 11 and 13.

If Bangladesh become group champion, they will begin their super-10 match taking on Pakistan at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on March 16.

Two Bangladesh satellite channels Gazi TV and Maasranga TV will telecast all the qualifying round matches and the super-10 stage matches live.


Bangladesh (From): Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Hider

Netherlands (From): Wesley Barresi(w), Peter Borren(c), Ben Cooper, Tom Cooper, Michael Rippon, Roelof van der Merwe, Vivian Kingma, Timm van der Gugten, Stephan Myburgh, Mudassar Bukhari, Pieter Seelaar, Logan van Beek, Max O'Dowd, Ahsan Malik, Paul van Meekeren

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