Australia vs Bangladesh: 5th T20 between Australia and Bangladesh had been played today and Bangladesh forced Australia to a humiliating loss by limiting them to their lowest total in limited-overs cricket and won their first ever limited-overs series win against Australia.
The hosts have upset the second-string Australian side in spinning conditions and have already won the series with an unbeatable 3-1 lead. The Australian team won the previous game, would look to save pride with a win to end the T20I series.
One of the important players in Bangladesh’s win in the series has been Mustafizur Rahman, who has returned to form with the combined figures of 8-1-18-2 in the last two T20Is.
Australia’s middle and lower order collapsed like a pack of cards. In a space of 19 deliveries, they lost six wickets. The collapse began when Saifuddin stroke twice in the 11th over of the game to dismiss Alex Carey and Moises Henriques.
Shakib cleaned up the tail, returned with figures of 4/9. Australia’s innings never got going in the chase then eventually folded up for 62 in 13.4 overs. With this scintillating win, Bangladesh has ended the series with their first ever series win 4-1 win over the second-string Australian team.