On 18 September 2022, Australia Legends took on Bangladesh Legends in Indore in the Road Safety World Series. It was the 11th match of the tournament. Coming to this encounter, Australia lost the first match. While Bangladesh also lost the first two matches. Hence, both teams were looking to register their first win in this year’s tournament.
Speaking of the match, Shane Watson won the toss and he asked Bangladesh to bat first. For Bangladesh, Mehrab Hossain and Nazimuddin came out to open the innings. But, they failed miserably as Bangladesh were struggling at 37 runs for three wickets in 4.2 overs. Then, middle-order batters tried to steady the ship for their country.
Australia Legends defeated Bangladesh Legends by three wickets in the Road Safety World Series
Both Alok Kapali and Nazmus Sadat scored 20 runs each from 20 and 26 balls respectively. Runs in Elias Sunny remained not out on 32 runs off 29 balls. He hit two fours and one six in his innings. His inning helped Australia to score 158 runs in 20 overs by losing nine wickets. Apart from Brad Hodge, all the other seven bowlers took one wicket each for Australia. In reply, skipper Shane Watson and Cameron White came out to open for Australia. But, they were also in a spot of trouble when they lost their fifth wicket after scoring 90 runs in 12.2 overs.
Then, Haddin came up with a blistering knock of 58* runs off 37 balls, including three fours and four sixes. In the last over, Australia needed 21 runs. Then, Haddin smashed one six and three consecutive fours to seal the deal for his team. For Bangladesh, Elias Sunny was the star performer with the ball. He grabbed four wickets in four overs by conceding eight runs only. Brad Haddin also became the player of the match for such a performance. With this win, Australia Legends are now sitting at the fifth position with two points from two games. On the other hand, Bangladesh Legends remained at the bottom of the table with three losses out of three games. Fans also went crazy after that enthralling finish by Australia over Bangladesh.
Here is how fans have reacted to the thrilling victory of Australia Legends over Bangladesh Legends in the Road Safety World Series 2022:
Australia Legends vs Bangladesh Legends
RSWS, 11th Match
Result : AUSL won by 3 wickets
BANL Innings : 158/9(20)
Elias Sunny – 32* | Dirk Nannes – 1/2
AUSL Innings : 159/7(20)
Brad Haddin – 58* | Elias Sunny – 4/8@RSWorldSeries #RoadSafetyWorldSeries2022 pic.twitter.com/X3bChidmVT
— Match Info (@KALYAMPUDI1) September 18, 2022
— Bhim Bishnoi (@BhimBishnoi29) September 19, 2022
— CricTelegraph (@CricTelegraph) September 18, 2022
Abul to Haddin in the last over :
0️⃣,6️⃣, N2️⃣, 0️⃣, 4️⃣, 4️⃣, 4️⃣
Abul Hasan is 30 years old, while Brad Haddin is 44!
Haddin played international cricket 7️⃣ years ago!
— Cricketangon (@cricketangon) September 18, 2022
Always Next Level Craze 🚀
— Tanish (@Tanish71590756) September 18, 2022
Bangladesh 🇧🇩 Legends : 158/9 (20 ov)
Australia 🇦🇺 Legends : 159/7 (20 ov)
AUS Legends won by 3 wickets
Player of the match : Brad Haddin (Australia Legends)
#RoadSafetyWorldSeries 🏏 pic.twitter.com/KlQ1JMTvUr
— Ishara (@Ishara23032) September 19, 2022
Aus Legends vs Ban Legends
Need 21 runs from 5 balls.
Then Miracle comes from Brad Haddin’s bat
6 2nb 0 4 4 4
— Sayantan Pandit (@Sayantan0260) September 19, 2022
— Tony Stark (@TonySta13327820) September 18, 2022