Scotland thrash Bangladesh in a T20I WC thriller

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Shakib Al Hasan became the leading wicket-taker in Twenty20 internationals but Scotland successfully defended 140 against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup in Muscat, Oman.
Shakib took 2-17, as he moved to 108 wickets and overtook Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga, during Scotland’s 140-9.
Chris Greaves made 45, and then took 2-19 as Bangladesh finished 134-7, six runs adrift.
Earlier, Oman thrashed Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in the opening game.
After being put in to bat Scotland made a slow start and lost captain Kyle Coetzer for a duck, but recovered to 45-1, before losing five wickets for just eight runs in 25 balls, to slip to 53-6.
Greaves then shared 51 with Martin Watt, who made 22, and 27 with Josh Davey to work Scotland up to a defendable total.
Scotland removed both openers to leave Bangladesh 18-2, before a 47-run partnership between Shakib (20) and Mushfiqur Rahim (38) gave the Tigers a platform.
But both fell in the space of two overs, meaning the run-rate started to rise sharply, and despite conceding 17 from the final over some earlier good bowling and catching was enough for Scotland to pick up the win.
Hampshire’s Brad Wheal was the pick of the bowlers, taking 3-24.
The next Group B games are on Tuesday, with Scotland facing Papua New Guinea (11:00 BST) and Bangladesh taking on Oman (15:00).