- Surya Narayana | March 15, 2023 | 11:29 am
BAN vs ENG: Dominant Bangladesh hand Series whitewash to the World champions by defeating them by the margin of 3-0. Bangladesh also became the first team to clean-sweep England in the BAN vs ENG, T20I series. All-round performance with both bat and ball helped them achieve this feat. It was a series completely dominated by the Tigers where each and every individual chipped in with runs and wickets.
Najmul Hossain Shanto has been adjudged player of the series for his consistency with the bat during this BAN vs ENG. Adil Rashid was the pick of bowlers for England with consistent performance with the ball. Mehdi Hasan Miraz destroyed the English batting in the second game as they were bowled out for less than 120 on the board. Interestingly, this is the first series between Bangladesh and England in the history of T20 internationals.
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Top Performers of BAN vs ENG :
Player of the series Najmul Shanto leads the batting chart with 144 runs at an average of 144 in the three innings, he is followed by English Skipper Jos Buttler with 111 runs and averaging 37 at the second position. Bangla opener Litton Kumar Das occupies the third spot with 94 runs at an average of 31.33. In the bowling department, Adil Rashid leads the chart with 8 scalps in three matches, and the second spot is shared between Shakib Al Hasan, Sam Curran and Tajul Islam with six wickets each.
Meanwhile, let us look at the stats and numbers from the concluded series between Bangladesh and England.
1 -Bangladesh became the first team to whitewash England in T20I series (min 3 matches).
2 -Mustafizur Rahman became the second Bangladesh bowler and sixth overall to pick 100 wickets in T20I. First Bangladeshi bowler to achieve this feat was Shakib Al Hasan.
2 -Shakib Al Hasan (131) became the second leading wicket-taker in T20I, he achieved this feat by surpassing Rashid Khan’s tally of 126.
1 -Chris Jordan (96) became the leading wicket taker for England in T20I. Adil Rashid is second in the list with 95 wickets.
73 -Litton Das registered his highest T20I score of 73 in the third match, bettering his previous best of 69 against Pakistan.
1 -Litton Das (5) now has the most fifty plus score for Bangladesh at home, surpassing Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah’s tally of 4.
1 -This was the first bilateral series involving BAN vs ENG in the history of T20 internationals.
18 -Rehan Ahmed became the youngest player to debut for England in T20I. He made his debut in 18 years and 211 days.
11 -Dawid Malan has the most fifty plus score for England in away T20Is during this BAN vs ENG series, which is the highest by an England player, surpassing Jos Buttler’s tally of 10.
Bangladesh’s last five home T20I series results:
4-1 Won vs Australia in August 2021
3-2 Won vs New Zealand in September 2021
3-0 Lost vs Pakistan in November 2021
1-1 Drawn vs Afghanistan in March 2022
3-0 Won vs England in March 2023