Success is in the hands of spinners. Bangladesh defeated New Zealand by 4 runs in the second match of the five-match T20 series. Before winning the toss, the hosts scored 141 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. In reply, Kiwis can score 137 runs in 20 overs. As a result, the Tigers won by 4 runs by hands of spinners. As a result of this victory, Mahmudullah Riyad’s team took a 2-0 lead in the ongoing series. With Mohammad Naeem’s 39 and the captain’s unbeaten innings of 36 runs. However, wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan Sohan missed the chance to run out and Mostafizur Rahman’s no ball in the last over raised some fears. However, in the end, Mostafiz was able to hold New Zealand in the second match. Spinner Mehdi Hasan took two wickets for just 12 runs off 4 overs. The Kiwis didn’t seem to understand his ball. World-class all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took two valuable wickets even though he gave a little more runs today. Shakib used to share the record of Lasith Malinga, the Sri Lankan batsman who got the most wickets in T20I when he got another wicket. Malinga has taken 107 wickets in 64 matches. And Shakib has taken 106 wickets in 6 matches. Another spinner Nasum Ahmed took one wicket for 18 runs in three overs. In other words, the spinners have shared all the five wickets of today’s match. If the team captain Tim Lathan was in glory. He remained unbeaten on 65 but could not give the team the desired victory.
As a result of this victory, Team Tigers have taken themselves to a unique height. For the first time, Mahmudullah Riyadh’s team has risen to the top six in the T20 rankings. Australia, the one-time cricketing superpowers, are one step behind in their progress.