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Pat Cummins Steer Aussies to First Victory in Super 8 against Bangladesh

Australia vs Bangladesh Super 8 Match Highlights

AUS vs BAN Match Highlights:

Australia vs Bangladesh Super 8 Match Highlights: Group 1 teams of the Super 8 Australia and Bangladesh faced off in what was a total dominance by the Aussies to overpower the Bengal Lions in this crucial match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. In a thrilling turn of events, thanks to the Hat-Trick by Pat Cummins and a half-century with the bat from David Warner set the game for Australia as they won by 28 runs (DLS Method).

The match was interrupted due to rain and the DLS method was introduced to cut short the game. As the rain got heavier and the playing conditions got worse, the umpires decided to conclude the match through the DLS method where Australia must have had 72/2. But at the time of stoppage, the Australia team was 100/2 in 11.2 overs. So according to the DLS method the Aussie side where 28 runs ahead and thus the umpires declared Australia as the winner.


First after winning the toss the Aussies side decided to bowl first, where they started with a wicket in the third ball of the Mitchell Starc over to get the innings going. Shanto tried his best with 41 off 36 balls but was unable to convert it into a big score.

Fall of Bangladesh Batting Line as Pat Cummins Records History

Towhid Hridoy scored 40 off 28 balls and Shanto’s 41 runs, except for this no one really played a helpful innings for the Bangal Lions. The entire Bangladesh lineup was flattered by the Aussie bowling attack where the Bengal batsman failed to contain the pressure and fell to a low score of 140/8 in 20 overs.

Pat Cummins created history by becoming the second Australian to pick up a hat trick in the ICC T20 World Cup. The first Australian was Brett Lee who picked up a hat trick back in 2007 when India won the World Cup. Pat Cummins first started off with the wicket of Mahmudullah in the 17.5 over of the first innings, then the next ball he cleaned up Mahedi Hasan.

However his over ended and when he came back to bowl the final over he picked up the wicket of Towhid Hridoy to complete the Hat-trick. Adam Zampa also chipped in with two wickets, while Stoinis, Maxwell, and Mitchell Starc picked up one wicket each for Australia in this Super 8 fixture.

Australia vs Bangladesh Super 8 Match Highlights
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Australia on the Chase Make it Look Easy

The Australian boys were on fire from the get-go when they scored 59 runs for the loss of zero wickets inside the first six overs. The message and the intent were clear from the Australian boys, this batting and bowling performance showed they they are called the champion side in the world of cricket.

David Warner smashed a wonderful unbeaten half-century 53* off 35 balls. He struck three sixes and five fours in his brilliant innings against a decent Bangladesh bowling attack. Travis also scored a quick 31 runs off 21 balls before getting dismissed by Rishad Hossain. Hossain was the only bowler to pick up wickets for Bangladesh as he picked up the wickets of Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis.

Conclusion: Australia beat Bangladesh by 28 Runs (DLS Method)

The total dominance from the Australian side was once again seen where with the ball Pat Cummins and Zampa shinned, with the bat it was David Warner and Travis Head who helped Australia get over the line without any trouble. Next Australia will face Afghanistan on June 22, while Bangladesh will take on India on the same day June 22nd.

Abhinandan Krishnan
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