Najmul Hossain Shanto scored a century. (PC: Bangladesh cricket twitter)
New Delhi, Not many days have passed since the match between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad and exactly the same thrill was witnessed across 7 seas as well. Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL due to a no ball, while Bangladesh won over Ireland across 7 seas. The match was almost going out of Bangladesh’s hands, but due to no ball, they won by 3 wickets while losing. In fact, in that match of IPL, Hyderabad had come down to chase the target of 215 runs.
Hyderabad needed 5 runs to win the last ball. When Sandeep Sharma was on the attack, Abdul Samad was standing in front of him with a bat. Samad played Sandeep’s yorker towards long off. Sandeep started celebrating the victory. That’s why his ball was declared a no-ball and then Samad hit a six on the free hit to give Hyderabad a 4-wicket win. This competition had increased everyone’s heartbeat. Exactly the same match was played in Chelmsford. The second ODI of the World Cup Super League was played between Bangladesh and Ireland.
Tector and Dockrell’s fiery innings
Batting first, the Irish team scored 319 runs for 6 wickets in 45 overs in a rain interrupted match. Harry Tector hit 140 runs in 113 balls. While George Dockrell hit an unbeaten 74 off 47 balls to put up a challenging score in front of Bangladesh. Chasing the target, Bangladesh won at the loss of 7 wickets in 44.3 overs. Najmul Hussain Shanto scored 117 off 93 balls. In the last over, the match had become very high voltage. Bangladesh needed 5 runs in the last over to win.
winning four on free hit
Mushfiqur Rahim could not add a single run on the first 2 balls of Mark Adair. He could not get a run on the next ball as well and from here the match was going out of Bangladesh’s hands, then the umpire called the third ball a no ball. Mushfiqur was just waiting for this opportunity and then on the free hit, he gave the team the victory by hitting a four over the wicketkeeper’s head. With this victory, Bangladesh got 10 points and has reached the third position in the points table. India is at the fourth position. Bangladesh has also taken a 1-0 lead.