England began as heavy favourites in this T20I series, despite it being an away series for them. After suffering a tough ODI series defeat on home soil, the wounded tigers were eager to take on the T20 World Cup champions. England has taken a dive since winning the first two games of the T20i series, and the reigning World champions have a lot to think about. Jos Buttler will be highly disappointed because they could have avoided the whitewash. The series loss had a negative impact on England’s morale, which was evident in their fielding.

They did well with the ball, but their batting once again let them down. Bangladesh can learn a lot from this series. The manner in which they batted, fielded, and bowled will instil confidence in them for the upcoming series. Bangladesh appeared 10-15 runs short at the start and until the halfway point, but the impact came later on as they brilliantly defended the score in the second phase. Litton Das was the star with the bat, but it was a team effort with the ball.

Finest Partnerships of the Series

Data contains all 3 T20Is

England got off to a solid start with Salt and Buttler stitching together an opening partnership of 80 runs around the 10-over mark, looking all set for a big total, but Nasum provided the breakthrough, courtesy of a sharp catch behind the stumps. The inning fell apart for England as Buttler ran out of partners at the other end. Chasing a target of 157, the pair came together at 43/2 and went on to stitch together a half-century partnership (65 off 39), taking the game away from England. Shanto scored a match-winning half-century (51 off just 30 balls), breaking the back of the chase and helping to get a memorable win for Bangladesh.

In the third T20I, Bangladesh got off to a steady start 46/0 in the powerplay. The pair joined hands at 55/1 in the 8th over and stitched a crucial 84-run partnership for the 2nd wicket, which helped Bangladesh post a competitive total of 158 on the board. Chasing a target of 159, At 5/1, Jos Buttler joined hands with Dawid Malan; both stitched a partnership of 95 runs for the 2nd wicket, putting England in the driver’s seat in the run chase. England lost both of their set batters on successive balls in the 14th over of the chase. They eventually ended up at 142/6, just 16 short of the target, as Bangladesh completed a historical clean sweep, winning the three-match T20I series (3-0) against the T20 World Cup Champions England.

Best BBI in the series: Mehidy Hasan 4/12

Green: RHB Wickets, Blue: LHB Wickets.

Let’s dissect the match-winning spell of the right-arm off-spinner. As we can see, he has maintained consistency in his lines and lengths around the off stump in the good length area (6.2-8.2 M mark). Two of his wickets against right-handers came from around the off-stump line. His majority of grouping was around the 3-6.2 M mark in the full to short of a good length area, and two of his wickets against the left-handers came around the off stump in the corridor of uncertainty.


Collective all-round performances from Bangladesh, putting pressure on all the departments in England at crucial stages throughout the series helped the home side to achieve this historic feat against the World T20 Champions. Shakib Al Hasan says they played really well in this series. Additionally, they will look to build from here for next year’s World Cup. Reckons it was a tricky wicket, but Das and Shanto played well, and later the bowlers stuck to their plans. Shares, it was crucial to take the wickets of Malan and Jos Buttler in one over, and from there on, they had momentum. shares that they are looking forward to the next challenge.