Bangladesh bowlers flatten UAE to defend 133

Bangladesh 133 for 8 (Mithun 47, Mahmudullah 36, Naveed 2-12) beat UAE 82 (Usman 30, Mustafizue 2-13, Mashrafe 2-12) by 51 runs
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Mahmudullah’s crucial 36 lifted a struggling Bangladesh innings in the death overs. © AFP

Like Sri Lanka on Thursday, Bangladesh were given a scare by UAE before their efficient bowling attack led the hosts to an easy win in Mirpur. Mahmudullah’s last-gasp effort with the bat and two wickets were backed up by Mustafizur Rahman and Mashrafe Mortaza. Their wickets shook the opposition’s confidence to a point from which they never recovered.

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Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84

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Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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