Asia Cup 2018: Afghanistan upset Bangladesh By 136 Runs | AFG vs BAN
In the last league round of Asia Cup 2018, Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by a huge margin of 136 runs. In this match played in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan has knocked Bangladesh into all three departments of the game. Afghan skipper Asghar Afghans won the toss and decided to bat first. While batting first, the Afghan team scored 255 for seven wickets. The follow-up, the Afghanistan team went all out with 119 runs in 42.1 overs.
Bangladesh’s batting failure
In this match, the performances of Bangladesh’s batsmen were absolutely floppy. Only three batsmen can reach the tens of figures from Bangladesh. Most runs Shakib Al Hasan scored 32 runs. Besides Mahmudullah, 27 and Mosaddek Hossain scored 26 runs. From Afghanistan, Rashid Khan, Mujib-ur-Rehman and Gulbuddin Neb, have achieved two successes. Apart from this, Aftab, Nabi, and Rahmat have achieved each success.
Best Partnerships of Rashid and Newbah
In the 7th wicket partnership of Afghanistan, between Rashid Khan and Gulbuddin Neb, there was a wonderful partnership of 95 runs in 57 balls. Rashid Khan batted with a lot in the last over and scored 57 runs in 32 balls. During this innings, Rashid hit eight boundaries and a fine six. At the other end, Newb played outstanding innings of 42 runs on 38 balls. Both of them scored 255 runs in 50 overs on the batting stumps.
Hashmatullah Shahidi played an impressive 58 runs in this match against Afghanistan. This innings of Shahidi is being considered as big that Afghanistan batsmen were being dismissed from one end, but Shahid remained on the other end. Shahidi scored 58 runs with the help of three fours in 92 balls. They were dismissed by Rubel Hossain.
The fall of Afghanistan
The first shock to Afghanistan’s team has started to bat first. The first shock of the team was felt as a mass. After making eight runs, Janet became the victim of Abu Hider. After this, in the sixth over, Afghanistan’s second blow to Rahmat Shah made Abu Haider Ronny clean-ball on his personal score of 10. This was followed by a good partnership of 51 runs for the third wicket between wicketkeeper and opener Mohammed Shahjad and Hashmatullah Shahidi. This partnership, which is seen to be true, has been broken by Shakib Al Hasan.
Shakib got four wickets
Shakib dismissed Shahzad on 37 for a personal score. In his next over, Shakib gave Afghanistan captain Ashwagar Afghan clean-ball on his personal score of eight runs. Shakib out Sher-e-Nehra as his third successive score of 18. After this Rubel Hossain dismissed Shahidi. Shakib Al Hasan is the most successful bowler from Bangladesh.