Bangladeshi opening batsman Sabbir Rahman has made his best T20, watch his blistering 80 runs Innings Highlights vs Sri Lanka in Asia T20 Match 2016.
In the fifth match of Asia Cup 2016, Bangladesh won the toss and choose to bat against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. After loosing 3 early wickets Sabbir Rahman took the responsibility and took his team out of danger. Sabbir Rahman is played a sensible innings of 80 runs on just 54 balls with the strike rate of 148.18, his innings included 10 fours and 3 sixes. He is well supported by Shakib ul Hasan with his 32 runs innings. In the end Mahmudullah finish the innings with his important 23 runs in just 12 balls that gives Bangladesh a competitive total of 147/7.
Bangladesh were 6 for 2 at the end of the third over when Sabbir first showed a sign of things to come. He whacked Kulasekara for four, six, four, and four off the first four deliveries of the next over as Bangladesh suddenly gained momentum out of nowhere. It was short-lived though, as Mushfiqur Rahim was soon run out following a terrible mix-up with Sabbir. Bangladesh were now 26 for 3 at the stroke of the sixth over.
Shakib Al Hasan came in at No. 5, and Sabbir finally found a partner to give him some company. Sabbir did not allow Mushfiqur’s dismissal to affect him, hitting Thisara Perera for three consecutive boundaries in the very next over. The introduction of Shehan Jayasuriya and Rangana Herath slowed down the scoring rate, as Bangladesh managed only 26 runs off the next six overs. Sabbir then targetted Jayasuriya in the 13th over. hitting a six to bring up his half-century and following it up with two boundaries all off consecutive deliveries.
Chameera finally brought an end to Sabbir’s innings for a tremendous 54-ball 80, but not before he hit 10 fours and 3 sixes. Sabbir’s dominance was so complete, he scored 80 off the 107 runs scored while he was in the middle. Shakib was soon out, top-edging an attempted pull after being done in by Dushmantha Chameera’s pace. He was out for 32 off 34 balls, a largely second-fiddle innings. Nurul Hossain was out for 2 off 5 balls, but Mahmudullah came in and scored some vital runs at the death as Bangladesh finished off with a defendable score.