Cricket: Australia bounce back to win fourth T20 against Bangladesh

Reuters
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 07, 2021, 09:26 PM(IST)

Bangladesh vs Australia Photograph:( ANI )

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Bangladesh took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series with Friday`s 10-run victory in Dhaka. The final match will be played on Monday at the same venue.
 

Australia`s Andrew Tye and Mitchell Swepson delivered a spirited bowling performance as the tourists defeated Bangladesh by three wickets in Saturday`s fourth Twenty20 international to record their first win in the five-match series.

Bangladesh took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series with Friday`s 10-run victory in Dhaka. The final match will be played on Monday at the same venue.

Tye (3-18) and Swepson (3-12) restricted Bangladesh to 104-9 as the hosts lost three players, including skipper Mohammad Mahmudullah to a duck, with opener Mohammad Naim top-scoring with 28 runs.

The Bangladesh bowlers fought hard to defend the measly total but Australian Dan Christian`s 15-ball 39 coupled with team mate Ashton Agar`s run-a-ball 27 helped the visitors seal the contest with an over to spare.

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