Ireland defeated Bangladesh
Defeated by 7 wickets in third T20
New Delhi. In the third and final match of the T20 series played between Bangladesh and Ireland on Friday, Ireland won by 7 wickets. Bangladesh definitely managed to win the series 2-1, but Ireland created history. This is Ireland’s first win on Bangladesh soil.
After defeating world champion England 3-0 in T20 at their home, it was believed that Bangladesh team would clean sweep against Ireland as well. The hosts easily won the first 2 matches of the series. However, in the last match played at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Friday, Ireland defeated Bangladesh. Captain Paul Stirling created a lot of furor with the bat after the amazing performance of Ireland’s bowlers.
Team rolled on 124 runs
Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh had a very poor start. Liton Das, Najmul Hasan Shanto captain Shakib Al Hasan and 5 batsmen returned to the pavilion after adding just 41 runs. Only Shamim Hussain was able to face the bowlers of Ireland. The entire Bangladesh team returned to the pavilion for 124 runs in 19.2 overs. Mark Eder took 3 wickets and Mathew took 2 wickets.
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Sterling beat hard
Chasing the target, Ireland was given a strong start by Captain Paul Stirling. Sterling scored 77 runs in 41 balls. It included 10 fours and 4 sixes, ie Sterling hit 64 runs in 14 balls. With the help of the captain’s excellent innings, Ireland easily achieved the target by losing 3 wickets in 14 overs. Ireland has defeated Bangladesh for the second time in T20. Ireland defeated Bangladesh by 6 wickets in the match played at Trent Bridge 14 years ago.
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Tags: Bangladesh, Irish cricket, Paul Stirling, Shakib Al Hasan
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 31, 2023