Desperate to get their second win in the current World Cup, Bangladesh went down to bat against the target of 230 runs given by the Netherlands. Tigers are losing 6 wickets in just 70 runs. The middle order also failed after the opening pair. There is a fear of defeat by a large margin.
Bangladesh in disaster after going into bat against the target of 230 runs given by the Dutch at the famous Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday.
The two openers Liton Das and Tanijid Hasan Tamim scored 19 runs in 4 overs. But in the next two overs, the rhythm fell. The two openers went back in two overs later. Riton Das returned with just 3 runs against the Dutch today. Liton, who scored 3 runs off 12 balls, fell victim to Aryan Dutt and went to Sajghar. On his departure, Bangladesh’s opening pair broke for 19 runs.
Tanjid Tamim also returned in the over after Liton’s departure. He returned as a victim of Logan Von Beck scoring 15 runs off 16 balls. Bangladesh lost 2 wickets in 19 runs after Tamim’s departure.
After 2 wickets fell for 19 runs, Miraj and Shanto formed a partnership. But even this pair could not go far. This pair was broken by Shantar’s departure for the team’s 45 runs.
Shant Paul Von Meekeren, who scored 9 runs off 18 balls, made his way to Sajghar on crutches at second slip.
Shakib, Miraj and Mushfiq went on the path of peace. Experienced Shakib Mushfiq could not reach double figures today. Shakib returned today with 5 runs off 14 balls and Mushfiq returned with 1 run off 5 balls. And Mirage went back to score 35 runs. Bangladesh is losing 6 wickets in just 70 runs.
After winning the toss, the Netherlands were bowled out for only 229 runs by Bangladesh bowlers. Now Bangladesh are batting for 230 runs to win.