UAET20 World Cup 2021 has started on the soil of UAE and Oman. Where in the first match, Oman took advantage of the home pitch and defeated Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets. At the same time, there was a big upset in the second match in which the strong team of Bangladesh was defeated by a small team like Scotland by 6 runs. This is a big setback for Bangladesh as soon as the tournament starts.
Bangladesh became a victim of reversal
In the second match of Super 2, Scotland beat Bangladesh by 6 runs. Scotland, batting first, scored 140 runs for the loss of 9 wickets with the help of 45 runs from 28 balls by Chris Greaves. In response to which Bangladesh could score only 134 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. None of his batsmen could play a big innings. Shakib could not convert a good start into a big innings. Bangladesh was considered a strong contender for victory in Round 1 as the Bangladeshi team had big players like Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mushtafizur Rahman. But Bangladesh lost in their very first match, which has dealt a blow to their hopes of reaching the Super 12.
Bangladesh was a strong contender for victory
Bangladesh has reached the current World Cup by winning 9 matches and 3 series. Bangladesh defeated teams like Zimbabwe, New Zealand and Australia at home. After defeating these big teams, the morale of Bangladeshi players was very high. He was in his best form. They were the strongest team in their group. Bangladesh had big players who could turn the match anytime, but it could not happen against the team of Scotland. This defeat is going to break their morale.
India is also threatened by Bangladesh
Bangladesh’s team was always considered as an underdog. Who defeated big big teams on big stage. This team also gives tough competition to India. In the last world, India defeated Bangladesh by just 1 run. If this team reaches the Super-12, then it can create a threat to India. India is currently in Group 2.