Australia thrash Bangladesh by 8 wickets, improve NRR over SA

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Bangladesh were bowled out for 73 by Australia in their ICC T20 World Cup match on Thursday.

Sent into bat, Bangladesh lost wickets at regular intervals against a disciplined Australian attack in the day’s first Super 12 clash in Group 1. Leg-spinner Adam Zampa spun a web around the Bangladesh batters, finishing with excellent figures of 5/19 in four overs.

Brief scores: Bangladesh: 73 all out in 15 overs (Shamim Hossain 19; Adam Zampa 5/19, Josh Hazlewood 2/8).

Bangladesh XI: Mahmudullah (C), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam.

Australia XI: Aaron Finch (C), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood.—Agencies

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