Highlights: Afif Hossain fired 52 runs in 26 balls to take Bangladesh to a thrilling three-wicket win in the first T20I of the tri-series against Zimbabwe. Chasing 145 in 18 overs, in a rain-curtailed match, Bangladesh were six wickets down for 60. Hosain stitched a 82 run partnership with Mosaddek Hossain as he helped his side reach closer to the target before getting dismissed. Mohammed Saifuddin hit six runs in 2 balls to take his side home.
Toss update: Bangladesh won toss and elected to bowl first in the first match of the tri-series which also involves Afghanistan. The match has been reduced to 18 overs a side following a rail delay. Taijul Islam made his T20I debut for Bangladesh and he received his cap from skipper Shakib Al Hasan.
Bangladesh: Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor(w), Hamilton Masakadza(c), Ryan Burl, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Timycen Maruma, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Tony Munyonga, Neville Madziva, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara
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