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Scrappy Bangladesh stay alive with 26-run win over Oman

Apr 29, 2022

Bangladesh kept their expectations of progressing to Super 12s stage buzzing with a cheeky 26-run prevail upon co-has Oman in their Group B match of the T20 World Cup here on Tuesday.

Opener Mohammad Naim struck a fine 50 years to assist Bangladesh with setting a 154-run focus before bowlers drove by star pacer Mustafizur Rahman (4/36) confined Oman to 127 for 9.Oman required 54 runs in the last five overs. Be that as it may, with the limits evaporating and the expected run rate persistently expanding, Oman hitters became frantic and went for the big cheeses, losing their wickets simultaneously.

Shakib, who featured with the bat likewise contributed with the ball, finishing with great figures of 3/28 while Mahedi Hassan (1/14) and Mohammad Saifuddin (1/16) took a wicket each.

Selecting to bat in an absolute necessity game dominate, Bangladesh, who lost their competition opener to Scotland, battled to 29 for the deficiency of two wickets in the powerplay.

With their upholds against the divider, Naim, who hit 64 of 51 conveyances, and star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (42 off 29) shared a 81-run stand to give their side the truly necessary energy.

Dropped gets and messy handling simply added to the two hitters’ rising certainty.

While Fayyaz Butt, who played U-19 cricket for Pakistan, pulled off a shocking catch of his bowling to dispose of Mahedi Hasan for a duck, Oman were at fault for dropping upwards of three gets.

Naim, playing his most memorable round of the competition, hit four maximums and three limits while Shakib’s innings was studded with six fours.However, a splendid piece of handling that saw Aqib Ilyas impact Shakib’s run out that saw the spring return in Oman’s progression.

The co-has held onto the energy, trapping six wickets while offering 41 runs in the last five overs.

Pacers Fayyaz Butt (3/30), Kaleemullah (2/30) and Bilal Khan (3/18) shared eight wickets while left-arm spinner Zeeshan Maqsood (1/17) represented one.Joel Embiid had 33 focuses and 10 bounce back, James Harden added 22 focuses and 15 helps and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 132-97 in Game 6 to end the first-round series Thursday night.

Philadelphia will confront Miami in the subsequent round. The top-cultivated Heat beat Atlanta in five games.Tyrese Maxey scored 25 focuses, going 5 for 12 from three-point range, and Tobias Harris had 19 focuses and 11 bounce back, to assist the 76ers with polishing off the Raptors with a victory subsequent to losing the beyond two games.

Danny Green scored 12 focuses and shot 4 for 7 from three-point range as the Sixers completed 16 for 40 from past the bend. The Raptors battled from past the curve, going 7 for 35.Tyrese Maxey scored 25 focuses, going 5 for 12 from three-point range, and Tobias Harris had 19 focuses and 11 bounce back, to assist the 76ers with polishing off the Raptors with a victory in the wake of losing the beyond two games.

Danny Green scored 12 focuses and shot 4 for 7 from three-point range as the Sixers completed 16 for 40 from past the circular segment. The Raptors battled from past the circular segment, going 7 for 35.

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