An extraordinary all-round performance by Shakib al Hasan and stunning batting from Mehidy Hasan Miraz helped Bangladesh win the first match of the series against India on Sunday (December 4).
Tigers secured a dramatic 1 wicket win against India.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz's stunning batting brought a great victory to Bangladesh. Mehidy scored 41 runs not out of 39 balls. He hit two sixes and five boundaries.
Shakib picked up an incredible fifer giving away just 36 runs. He bowled 10 overs. With two maidens, he picked five wickets.
India batted first and scored 186 losing all wickets. KL Rahul knocked a brilliant 73 of just 70 balls. Shakib Al Hasan and Ebadot Hossain picked 5 and 4 wickets respectively for Bangladesh.
After losing an early wicket Bangladesh batters looked in a decent position. But, the run rate was around 3 and 4. Liton Das 41 of 63 balls and Shakib scored 29 of 38 balls. After losing the wickets, Bangladesh struggled to chase the runs as they lost wickets on a regular interval.
The last wicket partnership of Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Mustafizur Rahman brought the victory to Bangladesh. They scored more than fifty runs.