Bangladesh beat UAE by 7 runs
Desk Report || risingbd.com
Bangladesh cricket team has secured a victory in the first match of the T20 series beating United Arab Emirates by 7 runs in Dubai on Sunday (September 25).
Sent to bat, Afif Hossain’s 77 off 55 balls, skipper Nurul Hasan’s 35 off 25 balls and Liton Das's 14 runs helped the Bangladesh side to post a fighting score of 158 for five.
UAE fall short of 7 runs despite a superb innings of 151.
Afif Hossain was awarded the man of the match for his outstanding performance.
Earlier, the hosts won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat first.
United Arab Emirates: (19.4/20 ov, T:159) 151
Bangladesh XI: Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Afif Hossain, Litton Das, Nurul Hasan (c), Mosaddek Hossain, Yasir Ali, Nasum Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam.
UAE XI: Muhammad Waseem, Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind, Aryan Lakra, Chundangapoyil Rizwan (c), Basil Hameed, Zawar Farid, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Sabir Ali.