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Bangladesh opt to bowl as 3rd T20 reduces to 10-over a side

Bangladesh won the toss opted to bowl first in the third T20I against Bangladesh in Auckland on Thursday.

The match was scheduled to start at 12pm (Bangladesh time), but due to heavy rain, the match is delayed by more than two hours.

The match is reduced to 10-over a side, and the first three overs will be considered the powerplay.

Liton Das, the right-handed top-order batsman, is leading the Tigers in this game as the regular captain Mahmudullah Riyad sustained a blow in the second game and ruled out of this game.

Bangladesh have already lost the series losing the first two games against the hosts. In the first game, Bangladesh lost by 66 runs, and in the rain-hit second game, the Tigers endured the defeat by 28 runs in the DL method.

Before coming into the T20Is series, the Tigers have lost the three-match ODI series 3-0. Bangladesh played a total of 31 international matches in New Zealand but failed to come up victorious in any of them.

Bangladesh made three changes in this game as Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mosaddek Hossain and Rubel Hossain came in to replace Mahmudullah Riyad, Mohammad Mithun and Mohammad Saifuddin.

Source: United News of Bangladesh