Naim, Liton, Nurul shine in unofficial Warm Up Match

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Bangladesh XI vs Oman A 

Unofficial Warm Up Match

Venue : Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Oman

Toss : Oman A won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Bangladesh XI : 207/4 in 20 overs (Mohammad Naim 63, Liton 53, Nurul 49*, Shamim 19*, Soumya 8, Afif 6; Samay 2/24, Aamir 2/39, Macchi 0/9)

Oman A : 147/9 in 20 overs (Shoaib 43, Rafiullah 31, Mehran 19; Shoriful 3/30, Saifuddin 2/17, Afif 1/4, Nasum 1/22, Mahedi 1/28) 

Result : Bangladesh XI won by 60 runs.

Bangladesh started their ICC T20 World Cup 2021 campaign with a stunning victory over Oman A in a warm up match. After posting a massive total of 207 for 4, an all round display from the bowlers gave a 60-run win.

Two opener Mohammad Naim and Liton Das gave a flying start. They added 102 runs before Liton dismissed for 53 off just 33 balls. But a middle order batting collapse put Bangladesh in trouble and reduced to 124 for 4. Then came the stroke-full knock from Nurul Hasan Sohan who played a unbeaten knock of 49 in just 15 balls including 7 sixes. Shamim was the other not out batsman on 19.

Nasum Ahmed brought the first breakthrough in the first over. Other bowlers also joined in the wickets tally as Oman A batsmen found it difficult to score adjusting to the require rate. They were managed to post 147 for 9. Shoriful Islam picked up 3 wickets for 30.