BAN vs PNG Live Score: Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan departed after playing a fighting 46-run knock.© Instagram
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah won the toss and decided to bat first against Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the T20 World Cup 2021 Group Stage match at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman. PNG delivered early blows as openers, Mohammad Naim and Litton Das, were dismissed in quick succession. Mushfiqur Rahim followed soon but Shakib Al Hasan scored 46 runs and skipper Mahmudullah hit a fighting half-century to guide their team to a challenging total of 181/7 in 20 overs. While PNG lost all their warm-up as well as the two group stage matches, Bangladesh registered their first win against co-hosts Oman in their recent tie. Bangladesh will rely heavily on Shakib al Hasan’s all-round abilities in order to win their second game on the trot. (Live Scorecard)
T20 World Cup 2021 Live Updates Of Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea Match From The Al Amerat Cricket Ground In Oman
Bangladesh Score 181/7 !
Bangladesh post 181/7 after 20 overs
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah won the toss and decided to bat first against Papua New Guinea
PNG delivered early blows as openers, Mohammad Naim and Litton Das, were dismissed in quick succession
Mushfiqur Rahim followed soon but Shakib Al Hasan scored 46 runs and skipper Mahmudullah hit a fighting half-century to guide their team to a challenging total
Papua New Guinea will have to chase a score of 182 for a victory
— ICC (@ICC) October 21, 2021
PNG end the 19th over with a wicket
Morea gets Afif Hossain for 21 runs
BAN 161/7 after 19 overs
Nurul departs for a duck off the first ball
BAN 153/6 after 18 overs
Afif hits a cheeky four off Ravu behind the stumps
BAN 152/5 after 17.4 overs
After a bit of confusion regarding a no-ball, skipper Mahmudullah is finally given out for 50 runs off 28 balls
BAN 144/5 after 17.2 overs
Fifty For Mahmudullah !
Bangladesh skipper hits two sixes and a boundary in Soper’s over to reach his fifty
BAN 142/4 after 17 overs
Captain Mahmudullah hits another sixBangladesh looking to post a big total here in the last four overs
BAN 129/4 after 16.1 overs
Bangladesh Need To Score Quickly !
Bangladesh batters will need to step over the run-rate to post a challenging total
BAN 113/4 after 15 overs
Shakib falls for 46 runs to a super catch
BAN 101/4 after 13.4 overs
Shakib Al Hasan hits a single-handed six off Vala
BAN 101/3 after 13.2 overs
Skipper Mahmudullah hits an epic six off Bau’s bowling
BAN 83/3 after 11.1 overs
Mushfiqur Rahim falls straight after the drinks break
BAN 72/3 after 10.2 overs
Shakib slog sweeps Vala for a superb six off the first ball of his over
BAN 64/2 after 9.1 overs
Vala strikes, Litton departs for 29 runs while executing a slog sweep
BAN 50/2 after 7.1 overs
Powerplay Ends !
Bangladesh have started rebuilding the innings through Shakib Al Hasan and Litton Das
BAN 45/1 after 6 overs
Morea Bowling Tight !
Six runs off Morea’s over, Bangladesh are taking it one over at a time
BAN 37/1 after 5 overs
Bangladesh Settle Down !
Bangladesh have settled down a bit after a slow start
Das and Shakib need to build on this partnership
BAN 31/1 after 4 overs
After a relatively slow start, Shakib hits Damien Ravu over the mid-on boundary for a huge six
BAN 22/1 after 3.2 overs
Litton Das gets going with a huge six off Chad Soper
BAN 14/1 after 2.5 overs
Shakib Is In Early !
Lots will now depend on the all-rounder as Bangladesh look to settle down after early shock
BAN 6/1 after 1.4 overs
Good Start By PNG !
PNG are off to a good start, give away only three runs in the first over
BAN 3/1 after 1 over
Naim falls on the second ball off Morea, flicks a leg-sided ball straight to the deep fielder
BAN 0/1 after 0.2 overs
BANG Innings Begins !
Bangladesh openers Naim Sheikh and Litton Das are in the middle
PNG bowler Morea has started proceedings
Dropped catch on the first ball by the PNG wicketkeeper
BAN 0/0 after 0.1 overs
All To Play For !
PNG have lost all their warm-up as well as the two group stage matches in this competition and will aim for their first win in their last group game
Bangladesh registered their first win against co-hosts Oman in the last match. They also lost both their warm-up matches and the group stage game against Scotland
Hello and Welcome !
Hello and Welcome to match 9 of the T20 World Cup Group Stage between Bangladesh and PNG set to start in Oman
Bangladesh will be looking to keep their good form in place while PNG will aim for their first win of the competition
So sit back and enjoy as we bring you the live match updates
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