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Cricket recap: Australia 62 all out against Bangladesh!

Australia’s miserable run in T20Is continued in the tour of Bangladesh that concluded in Dhaka on August 9. Mahmudullah’s men did the unthinkable. They beat Australia 4-1.

The historic and maiden series win over the Aussies, in any format, became all the more special when the five-time ODI World Cup champion folded for 62 in the fifth game.

Shakib Al Hasan stood as the wrecker-in-chief returning 4/9 and creating a new record of being the only T20I cricketer with 100 wickets and 1,000-plus runs. His effort helped Bangladesh dominate and defend 122.

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The all-rounder also bagged the Player of the Series award for seven wickets and 114 runs in five outings. “The wicket was tough to play on. We held our nerves. A good series for us overall. It wasn’t easy for the batsmen in this series, but the bowlers did…

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