Nidahas Trophy 2018-India Secures Place In Final Match

Rohit Sharma managed to regain his form in the fifth T20I against Bangladesh. His 89 runs were the highest score from the Indian side. India won this match by 17 runs and Mushfiqur Rahim became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to score consecutive fifties in the T20Is. He did not get support from his teammates like in the previous matches and his efforts became futile.Nidahas Trophy 2018-India Secures Place In Final Match Tamim Iqbal seemed formidable in the chase of 177 runs and co-operated with Rahim to build the innings. Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar were dismissed earlier in the match. Yuzwendra Chahal and Washington Sundar picked 1 and 3 wickets respectively. Tamim Iqbal slammed Shardul Thakur by 19 runs in a single over. At the score of 40/3, Mahammadullah entered the crease and tried to support Mushfiqur Rahim to rebuild the innings by frequent boundaries. But he was dismissed by Chahal,

Sabbir Rahman managed to make the stand with Rahim. They made a partnership of 65 runs for the fifth wicket. This pair thrashed Vijay Shankar and Washington Sundar with his impressive shots. Rahim played thunderous shots and kept on good coordination with Sabbir Rahim in Washington Sundar’s spell.

When the team required 73 runs off 42 balls, the trio of Sundar, Shankar, and Thakur succeeded to restrict the opponents. They picked the wicket of Sabbir Rahman in 17th over. Rahim survived the waist-high bouncer by Mohammed Siraj. In the bowling of Shardul Thakur when the team required 28 runs off the last over. The Bangladeshis fought their level best with utmost consistency to encounter Thakur and Siraj. They had to end the innings by 159 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs.

From the Indian side, Suresh Raina scored 47 runs and Shikhar Dhawan scored 35 runs. Rubel Hussain took 2 wickets and India finished the innings with the score of 176 runs for the loss of 3 wickets.

From Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal scored 27 runs, Mushfiqur Rahim scored 72*, and Sabbir Rahman scored 27 runs. Washington Sundar 3/22 and Yuzwendra Chahal 1/21.