Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 136 runs in Asia Cup's 2nd upset

11:34 PM | 20 Sep, 2018
Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 136 runs in Asia Cup's 2nd upset
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ABU DHABI - Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by 136 runs in Bangladesh in their last group match of Asia Cup 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Batting first after winning the toss, Afghanistan scored 255 for seven. Rashid Khan and Hashmatullah Shahidi smashed 50s.

Chasing the target Bangladesh was bowled out for 119 with 7.5 overs in spare.

Rashid Khan and Hashmatullah Shahidi smashed 50s after Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first.

Afghanistan had chosen to bat first against Bangladesh in Asia Cup's match being played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The Tigers decided to opt for a new opening combination while keeping the bowling department steady.

Bangladesh Squad:

Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Liton Das(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto

Afghanistan squad:

Asghar Afghan (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Ihsanullah Janat, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmat Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Samiullah Shinwari, Munir Ahmad Kakar (wk), Sayed Ahmad Sherzad, Sharafudin Ashraf, Yamin Ahmadzai