BAN vs IRE 2023: Rony Talukdar, Taskin Ahmed assist Bangladesh beat Eire in a rain-affected first T20I


Within the first T20I of the Eire tour of Bangladesh 2023, the house workforce defeated the touring facet by 22 runs (DLS methodology) on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday, March 27.

Eire received the toss and elected to bowl first.

Bangladesh began strongly with opener Litton Das scoring 47 runs off 23 deliveries, together with 4 fours and three sixes. Rony Talukdar was the highest scorer for Bangladesh with 67 runs off 38 deliveries, which included 7 fours and three sixes. Bangladesh completed their innings at 207/5 in 19.2 overs earlier than rain stopped play for a second.

Eire’s chase acquired off to a poor begin with opener Paul Stirling getting dismissed for 17 runs off 8 deliveries. Harry Tector scored 19 runs off 12 deliveries, however no different Irish batsman might make a major contribution. Chasing a revised goal of 104 in 8 overs, Eire might simply handle 81/5, falling quick by 22 runs.

Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed was the standout performer with the ball, taking 4 wickets for simply 16 runs in his 2 overs. Hasan Mahmud additionally chipped in with 1 wicket, whereas the opposite bowlers had been economical.

Talukdar was awarded the ‘Participant of the Match’ for his wonderful batting efficiency.

With this victory, Bangladesh take a 1-0 lead within the three-match T20I collection. The subsequent match might be performed on March 29 on the similar venue.



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