Davey’s 4/18 helps Scotland inch closer & Shakib’s all-round show fetch Bangladesh 1st win

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19 Oct 2021 | 09:22 PM
authorAnirudh Kasargod

Davey’s 4/18 helps Scotland inch closer & Shakib’s all-round show fetch Bangladesh 1st win

Here are a few noteworthy stats from Match 5 & 6 of the T20 World Cup 2021

On the third day of the qualifiers stage Scotland were up against Papua New Guinea eyeing for a spot in the supers and the home team Oman, were up against Bangladesh in the second game. Scotland and Oman in particular had a great chance of creating an upset in Group B.

In the first match, Scotland eased past PNG with a 17-run after Richie Berrington and Matthew Cross set it up with a 92-run partnership for the third wicket. Berrington led the charge with a 49-ball 70 and Cross played the second fiddle by scoring a valuable 45-run off 36 balls. However, a collapse in the last two overs saw Scotland post 165/9. In reply, wickets in regular intervals saw PNG lose their way in the chase inside the powerplay overs itself. Josh Davey was the star with the ball as he bagged a four-wicket haul. With back-to-back wins, Scotland are even closer to securing a spot in the supers stage.

In the second match of the day, the wounded tigers, Bangladesh were in dire situation of a win. As for Oman, a win in this match would have confirmed both Scotland and Oman's berth in the supers. But, Bangladesh bowlers denied that opportunity. Despite Mohammad Naim (64) and Shakib Al Hasan (42), Bangladesh could put on only 153 as their other batsmen failed miserably. The 153 runs on board was enough for their bowlers. Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib were the stars with the ball as the former bagged a four-wicket haul and the latter with a three wickets haul. In the end, Bangladesh were able to get off the mark in this edition of the World Cup. From both the matches here are a few noteworthy stats:

A partnership to cherish

The skipper of Scotland Kyle Coetzer was dismissed as early as in the second over of the innings and George Munsey followed him in the fourth over. In a difficult situation at 26/2, the leading run-scorer for Scotland in T20Is, Berrington joined hands with Cross in stitching a 92-run partnership for the third wicket. This partnership of 92 was the highest for Scotland in a T20 WC.

Losing wickets in heaps

At the start of the 19th over, Scotland were in a comfortable position of 150/3 and looked good for a 170-180 target. However, the PNG bowler pulled it back with taking six wickets in the last two overs that included a four-wicket last over. They had conceded only 15 runs in these two overs. In T20 WC, this is only the second time a team has picked up six wickets in the last two overs. Australia in 2010 against Pakistan had also lost six wickets for 12 runs in the last two overs.

Off to the worst possible start      

In both the matches, PNG openers suffered an early set back. But, this match the misery was extended as their top five batsmen were all dismissed in the first six overs including their captain Asad Vala. Their score of 35/5 at the end of the sixth over is their worst powerplay score registered in a completed T20 WC match. Afghanistan in 2010 against Australia had lost six wickets for 23 runs, which is the worst.

A spell to remember

In their first win against Bangladesh, Brad Wheal’s three-wicket haul with the ball fetched Scotland a win. In their second match, Josh Davey was the star with a four-wicket haul. His spell of four for 18 against PNG became the third best spell for a Scottish bowler in T20Is and the first in T20 WC. Alasdair Evans (5/24) against Netherlands in 2015 and Mark Watt (5/27) in 2016 against the same team acquired the top two spots.      

A prolonged over

One of the most successful fast bowlers for Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahman erred in his first over itself (second of the innings). He picked up the wicket of Aqib Ilyas, but conceded 12 runs of that over. His over included five separate wide balls, making the second over a 11-ball over. In the history of T20 WC, this is the joint most balls bowled by a bowler in an over. Only two other bowlers have suffered this fate. Sohail Tanvir in 2009 against Sri Lanka in the opening over Kemar Roach against India in the 19th over had also bowled 11-ball over.

The greatest all-rounder

Once again it was the number one all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan was to the rescue of Bangladesh. With the bat, Shakib scored valuable 42 runs and with ball in hand, he picked up three wickets. In the T20 WC, this was the third time Shakib had scored 25+ runs in an innings and picked up three-plus wickets in the same match. No other player has achieved it more than twice. To reflect on how valuable Shakib has been for Bangladesh, him being the Player of the Match in each of the last five wins for Bangladesh in an ICC event is a testimony of his greatness.  

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