Bangladesh beat New Zealand in their first Twenty20 match, which was played today in Napier, New Zealand. Bangladesh leader Najmul Hossain Shanto was very proud of his team. Shanto said right after his team won the game by five wickets, “Really excited and really proud of how we played today.”
Shanto praised his bowlers for being able to adjust to the conditions and carry out their plans.
“They need to learn quickly.” Shoriful, Sakib bowled really well with the new ball. Given the conditions, Sheikh Mahedi bowled really well.
Man of the match Mahedi scored 19 runs and Liton Das scored 42 not out. Bangladesh won the game with eight balls to spare.