Bangladesh firm favourites against Papua New Guinea in must-win game

Updated: few hours ago

Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 20 (PTI) Their campaign back on track, Bangladesh will start as overwhelming favourites when they face Papua New Guinea in a must-win Group B league game of the T20 World Cup here on Thursday.

But the Mahmudullah-led side bounced back in style, getting the better of Oman by 26 runs on Tuesday night.

Bangladesh, who came into the tournament as the sixth-ranked team after having beaten the likes of New Zealand and Australia at home, suffered a shock six-run defeat against Scotland.