Bangladesh won the match by 9 runs with the Netherlands

In the fifth match of Super 12 in the T20 World Cup 2022, Bangladesh won the match by 9 runs with the Netherlands due to great bowling by Taskin Ahmed 4/25 (4). After winning this match, Bangladesh was placed in the first position in Group 2 with 2 points and a better run rate.

Earlier, Netherlands won the toss and chose to bowl first thus Bangladesh first batted and made a low score of 144/8 in 20 overs due to good bowling by Paul van Meekeren 2/21 (4), Bas de Leede 2/29 (3), Tim Pringle 1/10 (2), Logus Verjus van Beek 1/12 (3), Fred Jack Klassen 1/33 (4), and Shariz Ahmad 1/27 (3). Afif Hossain 38 (27), Najmul Hossain Shanto 25 (20), and Mosaddek Hossain 20* (12) were good batting from the Bangladesh side. After this inning, Bangladesh set a low target of 145 runs in 20 overs for the Netherlands to win this match.

During chasing, Netherlands was all out at only 135 runs in 20 overs, and lose this match by only 9 runs with Bangladesh due to great bowling by Taskin Ahmed 4/25 (4), Hasan Mahmood 2/15 (4), Soumya Sarkar 1/29 (3), and Shakib Al Hasan 1/32 (4). Colin Ackermann 62 (48), Paul van Meekeren 24 (14), and Scott Edwards 16 (24) were good batting from the Netherlands side.

Taskin Ahmed (BAN), 4/25 (4), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in bowling.

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