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Bangladesh beat Ireland in 2nd T20I, seal series 

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Update: 2023-03-29 18:40:11
Bangladesh beat Ireland in 2nd T20I, seal series 

Litton Das and Shakib Al helped Bangladesh beat Ireland by 77 runs in the 2nd T20 International at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram and seal the three-match T20I series today (March 29).

The games was reduced to 17 overs per side after a delayed start due to rain. Asked to bat first, Tigers have scored 202-run for 3.

Liton Das hit the fastest half-century (83) in Twenty20s for Bangladesh from only 18 balls and broke the record of Mohammad Ashraful who had hit fifty off 20 balls against West Indies in 2007.

Chasing the target, Ireland scored 125 runs for 9. Curtis Campher made the highest 50 runs off 30 balls.

Shakib Al Hasan was adjudged Player of the Match for bagging five wickets while Taskin Ahmed took three wickets.

Earlier Bangladesh registered a 22-run in the D/L method during the series opener at the same venue on Monday.

The Tigers earlier won the preceding three-match ODI series against the same opposition by a 2-0 margin while before coming into the series, they also beat world champions England by a 3-0 margin in a three-match T20I series.

BDST: 1839 HRS, MAR 29, 2023

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