Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 45 runs

Afghanistan win by 45 runs. Afghanistan cricket team beat Bangladesh by 45 runs in first T20I match of series. World ranking number bowler Rashid khan taken 3 wickets.

Afghanistan rode batting performances from Mohammad Shahzad (40 off 37 balls) and Samiullah Shenwari (36 off 18 balls) to post 167/8 in 20 overs against Bangladesh in their first T20 encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun on Sunday.

Abul Hasan and Mahmudullah took two wickets each for Bangladesh. The wicket played slow as expected but Shahzad picked his spots well to bludgeon five boundaries. He shared a 62-run stand for the opening wicket with Usman Ghani (26 off 24), who too hit some lusty blows.

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Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 45 runsAfghanistan beat Bangladesh by 45 runs

Man of the Match: Rashid Khan

Afghanistan 167/8 (20.0) R/R: 8.35

Fall of Wickets: 1-62 (Usman Ghani, 8.3 ov), 2-86 (Mohammad Shahzad, 12 ov), 3-90 (Najibullah Zadran, 13.2 ov), 4-91 (Mohammad Nabi, 13.5 ov), 5-135 (Samiullah Shenwari, 18 ov), 6-160 (Shafiqullah, 19.3 ov), 7-161 (Asghar Stanikzai, 19.4 ov), 8-161 (Karim Janat, 19.5 ov)

Bangladesh 122/10 (19.0) R/R: 6.42

Fall of Wickets: 1-0 (Tamim Iqbal, 0.1 ov), 2-21 (Shakib Al Hasan, 3.4 ov), 3-64 (Liton Das, 8 ov), 4-80 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 10.1 ov), 5-80 (Sabbir Rahman, 10.2 ov), 6-109 (Mosaddek Hossain, 16.3 ov), 7-118 (Abul Hasan, 17.2 ov), 8-119 (Mahmudullah, 17.4 ov), 9-120 (Rubel Hossain, 18 ov), 10-122 (Abu Jayed, 19 ov)

Bangladesh Squad

Mosaddek Hossain, Tamim Iqbal, Abul Hasan, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Abu Hider, Abu Jayed, Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain

Afghanistan Squad

Asghar Stanikzai, Darwish Rasooli, Hazratullah Zazai, Najeeb Tarakai, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Shahzad, Shafiqullah, Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Shapoor Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf

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