Sabbir Rahman developed only the 2nd Bangladesh cricketer to score 40 runs and takings three wickets in a T20I
Sabbir Rahman gave a record of his overall capacities in Bangladesh's 42-run win over Zimbabwe in the second T20 in Khulna. He smacked an unbeaten 43 preceding grabbing the essential wicket of Hamilton Masakadza, one of his three scalps, as the wind was taken out of the guests' 168-run pursue in the ninth over.
Soumya Sarkar likewise made 43, yet passed up a great opportunity for a greater score after he discarded his wicket in the tenth over. Yet, Bangladesh continued hitting the limits - they oversaw 11 fours and eight sixes to approach their own particular record of most sixes in a T20 innings. Zimbabwe's answer was almost a mirror picture of Bangladesh's first half, until Sabbir went along to seal a triumph that gave Bangladesh a 2-0 lead in the four-match arrangement.
Bangladesh began well, however the genuine push came when Tamim Iqbal pounded Neville Madziva for a four and six in the fifth over. By getting into his defeat zone, he then suggested Taurai Muzarabani through spread in the following over. In any case, pretty much as he revved up his motor, he likewise found a top edge that was effectively taken by Brian Victory at fine leg in the 6th over.
Sarkar likewise looked legitimate by striking three fours and a six preceding Tamim fell and he then constructed the base further with Sabbir. He was especially unforgiving on Graeme Cremer, the leg spinner, who was hit for sixes over profound midwicket and long-on. In any case, much the same as Tamim had done, Sarkar discarded it in the tenth over as Malcolm Waller took a simple catch at profound midwicket to end his promising innings of 43.
Zimbabwe were further helped by the wicket of Mahmudullah, who tumbled to a wonderful catch by wicketkeeper Richmond Mutumbami. That implied Mushfiqur Rahim needed to bat during that time half of the innings to give Bangladesh a strong aggregate to guard. That he did, in spite of his hamstring pulling up in the sixteenth over, by including 52 for the fourth wicket with Sabbir.
Sabbir took advantage of a respite on 7 by Mutumbami as he lined up the straight limits well, even as Mushfiqur utilized the bowler's pace well as a part of his 20-ball 24 preceding stumbling off the field. Shakib then completed off the runs with a cameo as Bangladesh took 50 rotten the last five overs. Yet, they would have maybe felt 10-15 short.
Masakadza turned out all firearms blasting, hitting two fours and two sixes in 2.2 overs, while Vusi Sibanda additionally soon got into the demonstration. Zimbabwe were reprieved twice in the fourth over rocked the bowling alley by Mashrafe Mortaza. In the first place, the substitute Imrul Kayes dropped Masakadza at spread, before Shuvagata couldn't achieve a chance at midwicket.
Be that as it may, Mashrafe soon had a wicket to appear as Sibanda was played off within edge for 21 off 17. It was then that Sabbir was tossed the ball, and he conveyed by having Masakadza gotten at long-on for a 28-ball 30 that had three fours and two sixes. Sean Williams fell not long after to give Shuvagata his first T20I wicket and leave Zimbabwe requiring a further 103 keeps running from the last ten overs. Sabbir then had the wicket of Mutumbami, who holed out to Sarkar at profound midwicket.
Malcolm Waller quickly kept Zimbabwe in it by striking a four each in the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth over, yet an as of now heightening rate was intensified by Bangladesh's spinners, who utilized the gradualness of the surface well, and the pursuit spiraled wild. Waller was in the long run released for a 21-ball 29 by Al-Amin Hossain in the sixteenth over.
With the diversion everything except over, Mustafizur Rahman then went to the gathering to release Madziva and Peter Moor in the seventeenth over to cut Zimbabwe. The eighth wicket was fittingly taken by Sabbir, who turned into the second Bangladesh cricketer to score no less than 40 and take two wickets in T20.
With an arrangement win out of the mathematical statement, Zimbabwe have two more matches to possibly get their blends right prompting the World T20.