Captain Shakib Al Hasan drove from the front and stayed unbeaten on a match-winning 70 as Bangladesh at long last figured out how to break the Afghanistan hoodoo, enrolling a four-wicket win in the tri-country T20I arrangement in Chattogram yesterday.
In spite of the fact that it was a dead elastic at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, in front of the last between similar sides, Bangladesh will without a doubt gain a lot of certainty in spite of a not really persuading win after four successive T20I misfortunes to Afghanistan.
Shakib crushed eight fours and a six during his 45-ball remain while Mosaddek Hossain gave important help, staying unbeaten for a 12-ball 19, as the hosts arrived at the objective with an over to save.
Requiring 27 from the Rashid Khan for a four and a six in the eighteenth over, which Mosaddek began with his very own four. That over observed 18 runs being attached onto the scoreboard, which had a significant effect at last.
It was anything but a perfect beginning for the Tigers as they came in to pursue, with the two openers Liton Das and Nazmul Hossain withdrawing economically to leave Bangladesh battling on 12 for two inside four overs.
Liton withdrew for four after he gave a basic catch to Asghar Afghan while endeavoring to tidy the offside up the bowling of Mujeeb Ur Rahman. Nazjmul, who flopped in his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in the past game, by and by frustrated. The left-hander included only five keeps running before leaving, hanging a straightforward catch while misreading a more slow conveyance from pacer Naveen ul Haque.
Bangladesh’s two experienced cricketers, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib, steadied the ship with a 58-run third-wicket stand. In any case, regardless of being given a life saver through a dropped catch when he was on 14, Mushfiqur withdrew as he followed Karim Janat for a second six in the equivalent over. He was gotten and strolled back for a 25-ball 26.
Mahmudullah and Sabbir Rahman likewise fizzled and things started to look hard for the Tigers. Shakib, who arrived at his fifty at the opposite end, was the greatest trust in the hosts.
The game was additionally postponed for 12 minutes in the thirteenth over as a specialized issue prompted one of the floodlights neglecting to work appropriately.
Prior, Bangladesh rolled out only one improvement by getting Sabbir Rahman to supplant harmed leg-spinner Aminul Islam, who required three fastens to one side hand in the wake of continuing damage during his great presentation against Zimbabwe in the past game.
The hosts made a decent start subsequent to choosing for field as seamers Shafiul and Saifuddin kept up a tight line and length at first, keeping Afghanistan openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai calm.
The Tigers made a decent start in the wake of choosing for field as seamers Shafiul and Saifuddin bowled in tight line and length at first that kept the Afghanistan openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai calm.
The hosts were nearly compensated for that in the second over when Gurbaz, on only three runs, top-edged a short conveyance from Shafiul and popped a guideline catch to Mahmudullah, who amazingly dropped the dolly.
The Afghan openers at that point got the chance and began to rebuff the Bangladesh bowlers and were in the long run cruising on 75 without misfortune after nine overs before Shakib brought Afif Hossain into the assault without precedent for the arrangement.
The 19-year-old furnished the leap forward with his off-turn, getting two wickets in his first finished. He evacuated Zazai for a group high 35-ball 47 and afterward expelled Asghar Afghan for a duck.
From that point forward, Bangladesh picked up force and the Afghan center request crumbled. The guests could include only 34 keeps running with their last five wickets, eventually posting 138 for seven of every 20 overs.