Shreyas Iyer Hits First T20I Fifty During India vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I 2019, Thrills Nagpur Crowd With Hat-Trick of Sixes off Afif Hossain’s Over
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Shreyas Iyer smashed his first T20I half-century during India vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I in Nagpur. The Indian-middle order batsman arrived on the crease after Shikhar Dhawan got out for 19 runs. The right-handed batsman also smashed few long sixes to entertain the Indian cricket fans in IND vs BAN 3rd T20I. With a total of five sixes, Iyer reached his fifty in just 27 balls. He also smashed three-consecutive sixes off Afif Hossain's over in the 15th over. He was dismissed for 62. His score became the fourth-highest score in an India vs Bangladesh T20I game. India vs Bangladesh Live Cricket Score of 3rd T20I Match

Earlier, Indian opener Rohit Sharma lost his wicket cheaply at 2 runs. KL Rahul played a brilliant knock of 52 runs but lost his wicket. After his dismissal, Iyer smashed a series of sixes to give pace to Indian batting. Team India are batting first in the match after Bangladesh's skipper Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bowl first.  KL Rahul Completes Sixth T20I Half-Century During IND vs BAN 3rd T20I Match, Overtakes Gautam Gambhir As India’s Seventh Highest Run-Scorer. 

The IND vs BAN 3rd T20I 2019 match is the series-decider game with both the teams winning one match each.  Bangladesh won the first T20I in Delhi by 7 wickets after chasing down 149-run-target. The Indian team bounced back in the second T20I, winning the match by 8 wickets in Rajkot. The team which wins the 3rd T20I will win the series as well so it is a nail-biting clash.