USA achieves historic five-wicket win over Bangladesh in first T20i

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USA achieves historic five-wicket win over Bangladesh in first T20i

Houston, MAY 22: The USA defeated Bangladesh by five wickets in the first T20I in Houston on Tuesday. This was the first-ever international match between the two teams.

The USA created history by beating Bangladesh, marking the biggest upset in T20 cricket.

Bangladesh’s batters struggled against Steven Taylor’s economical bowling.

Litton Das and Captain Najmul Hossain Shanto were dismissed cheaply.

Soumya Sarkar scored 20 runs off 13 balls but couldn’t build on his start.

Star all-rounder Shakib scored only six runs.

At 68-4, Bangladesh’s chances looked bleak.

Mahmudullah Riyad and Towhid Hridoy staged a remarkable comeback.

They put up a 67-run stand in just 47 balls.

Towhid Hridoy scored a vital 58 off 47 balls.

This helped Bangladesh post a respectable 153 on the board.

The USA started their batting well.

Steven Taylor and Monak Patel scored 28 and 12 runs respectively.

Andries Gous scored 33 off 18 balls.

The USA needed 56 runs in the final four overs.

Harmeet Singh and Corey Anderson showcased their incredible talent.

Anderson scored 34 off 25 balls.

Harmeet tore through Bangladeshi bowling with 33 off just 13 balls.

The pair contributed a vital 62 runs off 28 balls.

The USA reached the target and won by five wickets.

This was their first-ever victory over a full national Test team.