Bangladesh, who earlier won a T20I series against Australia, have now bagged the five-match T20I series against New Zealand with one match to go. The Kiwi batsmen once again struggled against Bangladesh bowlers and were bundled out for just 93 runs. On the other hand, Bangladesh's Nasum Ahmed was very impressive with the ball, registering 2 maiden overs and picking up 4 wickets. Meanwhile, Mustafizur Rahman also ended up scalping as many in the game.
Numbers and stats from Bangladesh vs New Zealand 4th T20I match:
1 - Bangladesh have won a T20I series against New Zealand for the first time.
2 - Nasum Ahmed bowled 2 maiden overs in the match against New Zealand.
Bangladesh bowlers to bowl 2 maiden overs in a T20I innings:
Nazmul Islam vs Afg, 2018
Nasum Ahmed vs NZ, 2021
3 - Bangladesh have won three T20I series in the year 2021 so far.
Number of T20I series won by Ban from 2005-2020: 3
Number of T20I series won by Ban in the year 2021: 3
4 - Both Nasum & Mustafizur have registered 4-wicket hauls in the same T20I innings.
Two players registering four-wicket hauls in same T20I innings (from Test playing nations only):
Umar Gul & Shahid Afridi vs Sco, 2007
Sulieman Benn & Daren Sammy vs Zim, 2010
Nasum Ahmed & Mustafizur Rahman vs NZ, 2021
9 - Bangladesh have won 9 T20I matches in the year 2021, which is joint-most with Pakistan & Romania so far.
76 - Mustafizur Rahman has picked 76 wickets in T20Is so far.
Most wickets in T20Is among pace bowlers:
Lasith Malinga - 107
Tim Southee - 99
Umar Gul - 85
Dwayne Bravo - 76
Mustafizur Rahman - 76