Australia had two primary objectives leading into the recent white-ball tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh – generate some much-needed momentum ahead of the T20 World Cup and fill the gaps in its 15-player squad.
But after registering a fifth consecutive T20 series defeat, the Australian side has never looked more vulnerable.
Australia was bowled out for 62 on a deteriorating pitch at Dhaka’s Shere Bangla National Stadium overnight, with only two batters scoring more than four runs against Bangladesh.
Matthew Wade’s side was rolled in just 13.4 overs, making it Australia’s shortest innings in 144 years of international cricket.
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The record-breaking collapse ends a miserable white-ball tour for Justin Langer’s men, in which Australia lost eight of their 10 T20 matches against the…