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Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I 2021


Watch the highlights of Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I 2021 - Australia tour of Bangladesh 5-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Australia and Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur in 03rd August 2021.

Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Nasum Ahmed celebrates after taking a wicket © AFP

All-round display from Shakib Al Hasan and Nasum Ahmed's four-for helped to Bangladesh seal a their historic first T20I win over Australia by 23-runs and take a 1-0 lead in a low-scoring game of the first T20 international.

Match Stats :
  • Bangladesh registered their first-ever T20I win against Australia after four matches lost.
  • Bangladesh's 131 was their lowest highest score against Australia in T20 internationals.
  • Bangladesh's total of 131 for 7 is the lowest that they have successfully defended in T20 internationals, eclipsing their previous lowest of 133 against UAE at same venue in the 2016 Asia Cup.
  • This is the first time Australia have failed to chase down a target below 140 in a full 20-over game. The previous lowest target they could not chase in a T20I was 143 against New Zealand at Dharamsala in the 2016 World Twenty20.
  • Australia's 108 was their joint fifth lowest score in T20 internationals.
  • Nasum Ahmed's 4 for 19 was the joint sixth best bowling figures for Bangladesh in T20 international, jointly with Mashrafe Mortaza and the best bowling figures by an Bangladesh bowler against Australia in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 3 for 27 held by Shakib Al Hasan at Bengaluru in the 2016 World Twenty20.
  • Mitchell Starc became the first Australian bowler to complete 50 wickets in T20 international cricket history.

Bangladesh scored 131-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Shakib Al Hasan scored 36 off 33-balls including 3-fours.

Mohammad Naim scored 30 off 29-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours, Afif Hossain 23 and Mahmudullah 20.

Australia best bowler by Josh Hazlewood picked up 3-wickets for 24-runs in 4-overs, Mitchell Starc took 2-wickets and one for Andrew Tye - Adam Zampa.

Australia scored 128 for all-out in 20 overs with top scorer by Mitchell Marsh cracked a run-a-ball 45-runs including 4-fours & a six, Mitchell Starc 14 and Matthew Wade 13.

Bangladesh best bowler by Nasum Ahmed 4-19, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam both took 2-wickets and one for Mahedi Hasan - Shakib Al Hasan.

Nasum Ahmed named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to claimed a career-best 4-wicket for 19-runs in 4-overs.

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