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Nepal bowlers strangle Bangladesh batters in a must-win game

In the do-or-die match against Nepal in St Vincent, Bangladesh lost the first half of their batting lineup within 10 overs.

Bangladesh was scheduled to face Nepal to play the 37th match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 on June 17 in Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St Vincent.
Bangladesh With two victories out of their first three games, Bangladesh managed to secure 4 points and positioned in the second spot of the Group D points table. Though Nepal has been eliminated from the Super 8 race, they would like to end their T20 World Cup campaign with a victory.

While Bangladesh was expected to make an impressive performance in their crucial game, they failed abruptly in their batting inning.

Speaking of the match, Nepal won the toss and opted to bowl first. Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das opened the innings on behalf of Bangladesh. In the very first delivery, Sompal Kami dismissed Tanzid Hasan for a golden duck and shocked every Bangladesh cricket fan.

In the very next over, Dipendra Singh bagged the wicket of Bangladesh Captain – Najmul Hossain Shanto for just 4 runs and loaded pressure on the Bangladesh batters.

With two quick wickets, Bangladesh was expected to make a steady inning in the powerplay but Nepal bowlers gave no time for their opponents to plan. Within the first powerplay, Bangladesh lost four wickets for just 31 runs and made a struggling start in their most important game.

While Mahmudullah was expected to build a partnership with Shakib Al Hasan, he lost his wicket in an unexpected run-out dismissal while scoring 13 runs. At the end of 10 overs, Bangladesh scored 57 runs for five wickets.

Soon Rohit Paudel in the 12th over bagged a huge wicket by dismissing Shakib Al Hasan for 17 runs which restricted Bangladesh to score 69 runs for 6 wickets at the end of 13 overs. Lamichhane who missed the first two encounters of the T20 World Cup 2024 bagged his first wicket of this edition by dismissing Tanzim Hasan Sakib for 3 runs.

In his very next over, Tanzim Hasan Sakib struck against and dismissed Jaker Ali and registered his 100th T20I wicket. At the end of 16 overs, Bangladesh scored 75 runs for eight wicket loss.

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