Tigers make history with their first ever T20 series win against England
Dhaka, March 13: Bangladesh have never played a bilateral T20 series against world champions England. And playing the T20 series against England for the first time at home, the Tigers have created history by sealing the three-match T20 series 2-0 with one match left.
In the second T20 of the series in Mirpur on Sunday, Shakib Al Hasan's team beat England by 4 wickets with 7 balls in hand.
Bangladesh won the toss in the second T20 at Sher-e-Bangla stadium on Sunday and decided to bowl.
Batting first, England scored 117 in 20 overs for the loss of 10 wickets. Bangladesh's Mehidy Hasan took 4 wickets in his spell and gave away just 12 runs. Captain Shakib, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, and Taskin Ahmed got one wicket each.
Chasing an easy total of 118, Bangladesh reached the target (120) in 18.5 overs for the loss of 6 wickets and won the game with 7 balls in hand. Najmul Hossain Shanto hit an unbeaten 46 off 47 balls. England's Jofra Archer took 3 wickets in his four overs, giving away just 13 runs. Sam Curran, Moeen Ali, and Rehan Ahmed took one wicket each.
The third and last T20 of the series will be played tomorrow (Tuesday) at Sher-e-Bangla stadium.