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| On Sep 8, 2021 5:58 PM IST

BAN vs NZ Live: Mustafizur Rahman pulls off greatest return catch of 2021 – WATCH


The five-T20I series between Bangladesh and New Zealand is taking place. The home side is currently in the lead of 2-1 with the fourth match currently taking place. While the first two T20Is saw Bangladesh thumping New Zealand, the visitors then staged a comeback and pounded the hosts by 52 runs in the third match. The Mahmudullah-led side would be looking to clinch the series while the Kiwis would be eyeing to keep the series alive.

Mustafizur Rahman takes a binder off his own bowling

The fourth T20I between Bangladesh and New Zealand is taking place at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Opting to bat, the Kiwis once again struggled with the bat as the likes of Nasum Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman scalped four wickets each to bowl out the visitors for just 94 runs.

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During the course of New Zealand’s innings, apart from his bowling heroics, Bangladesh’s ace pacer Mustafizur Rahman earned rich praise for his terrific catch he took off his own bowling.

It was during the 16th over of the innings Mustafizur bowled his usual cutter, batsman McConchie struggled to time the ball and chipped the delivery back to the bowler. The left-arm pacer in his followthrough then grabbed a brilliant catch to send the batsman packing.

Here’s the video:

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BAN vs NZ Live: Bangladesh eyes series victory over New Zealand

Bangladesh cricket team has been in top-notch form off-late. The Mahmudullah-led side recently crushed Australia in the T20I series by 4-1 in the five-match T20I series. The Asian team carried the momentum into the series against New Zealand and clinched the first two T20Is. With only 95 runs to chase in the ongoing fourth T20I, Bangladesh would be looking to seal their first T20I series against the New Zealand and script the history.

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