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Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs, reach final

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Publish on: 2019-09-18 10:23:04 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-10-04 10:45:30 AM

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs in the fourth match of T20 tri-nation series in Chattogram on Wednesday.

To chase 176-run target set by Bangladesh, visiting Zimbabwe managed to score 136 runs losing all wickets. Mutumbami scored the highest 54 runs off 32 balls.

Bangladesh bowler Shafiul Islam took three wickets while Mustafizur Rahman and Aminul islam picked up two wickets each. Shakib Al Hasan and Saifuddin got one wicket each.  

Following the victory, Tigers reached the final of T20 tri-nation series .

Earlier, Zimbabwe skipper Hamitlon Masakadza won the toss and opted to field first.

A dashing half century from Mahmudullah propelled Bangladesh to score 175 for 7. He scored 62 off just 41 balls hitting a boundary and five over boundaries.  

Lito Das scored the second highest run, 38 while Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan collected 11, 32 and 10.

Mahmudullah was given the Player of the Match award for his outstanding performance in the game.

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