Bangladesh top order collapsed in the first T20 in Napier but thanks to Mahmudullah who has amended the early damage magnificently. Riding on the fabulous fifty of Mahmudullah, Bangladesh have managed to score 141 runs for 8 wickets. Mahmudullah’s great knock under pressure is adorned with three 4s and three 6s.

Mashrafe has won the toss today and decided to bat first. Imrul Kayes departed early and Tamim, Shakib, Sabbir were also quite hasty to follow him. At one point, Bangladesh were quivering fiercely as they had lost their top five within 67 runs. Mahmudullah, however, held his sway nicely and played sensibly. Mosaddek Hossain also supports him nicely at the end and scored 20 runs with two astounding hit of six.