Aussies crash to historic loss against Bangladesh

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Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed a career-best 4-19 arsenic Bangladesh successfully defended a mean 7-131 and bushed Australia by 23 runs successful the archetypal of their 5 Twenty20s connected Tuesday.

Australia was bowled retired for 108 successful 20 overs, it's lowest full against Bangladesh successful the shortest format.

Left-arm pacers Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam took 2 wickets apiece to complement Nasum and unafraid Bangladesh's archetypal triumph against Australia successful 5 encounters.

Failing to woody with the spinners outgo Australia.

"The program was elemental — to vessel dot arsenic galore arsenic we can," Nasum said.

"We knew we were abbreviated by 10-15 runs but the skipper said it was a bully full if we tin vessel successful a disciplined way. Shakib Al Hasan gave maine tips successful each implicit and I followed it."

Australian batsman Mitchell Marsh. (Getty)

Shakib, different left-arm spinner, and offspinner Mahedi Hasan besides played their part, taking a wicket each.

Mitchell Marsh, who struck 3 half-centuries successful 5 matches against the West Indies, was the lone Australian to prolong immoderate resistance. He made a run-a-ball 45 earlier being sixth antheral out.

The operation of Nasum, Shakib and Mahedi reduced Australia to 3-11 successful the 3rd over.

Mahedi broke done with the archetypal shot to disregard Alex Carey, Nasum got Josh Philippe stumped for nine, and Shakib accounted for Moises Henriques earlier Marsh got going.

With Shakib and Mahedi denying Australia a travel of runs, Nasum ripped done the mediate bid successful a gem of rotation bowling.

Marsh kept the visitors' hopes live with calculated aggression, and his assurance grew aft hitting Shakib for six. Marsh was undone successful Nasum's past implicit erstwhile helium went for a slog-sweep, and Australia's chances efficaciously went with him.

"You're ever disappointed erstwhile you're bowled retired for 100 oregon so, we request to find ways to score," Australia skipper Matthew Wade said.

"We knew they'd vessel a batch of rotation astatine us. If our bowlers tin support giving america 130 to chase, we volition mostly find ways to score."

Made to bat first, Shakib top-scored for Bangladesh with 36 disconnected 33, and opener Mohammad Naim struck a 29-ball 30, clobbering 2 fours and arsenic galore sixes. Afif Hossain added an unbeaten 23 disconnected 16.

Naim flicked Australia speedster Mitchell Starc for a six implicit midwicket with a cracking changeable successful the 2nd shot of the innings.

Starc's caller shot partner, Josh Hazlewood, broke done with the wicket of Soumya Sarkar connected two, and Naim was removed by leg-spinner Adam Zampa.

Shakib and skipper Mahmudullah played with caution but failed to rotate the scoreboard rapidly.

Hazlewood (3-24) broke the partnership, dismissing Mahmudullah for 20 with a knuckle ball.

Hazlewood besides took the important wicket of Shakib erstwhile helium appeared acceptable to gait the scoreboard.

Starc got a mates of tailenders but Afif Hossain held up 1 extremity to assistance the broadside spell past 130.

The 2nd lucifer is connected Wednesday.

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