BAN vs AFG, Asia Cup 2022: Rashid Khan, Mujee Ur Rahman and Najibullah Zadran assist Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets, qualify for Tremendous 4 | Cricket Information
A disciplined bowling efficiency adopted by a medical batting effort helped Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh by seven wickets in a Group B match and qualify for the Tremendous Fours of the Asia Cup 2022 on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, right here on Tuesday. With their back-to-back wins in opposition to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Afghanistan grew to become the primary group to make it to the Tremendous Fours. After successful the toss and opting to bat first, Bangladesh batters could not get going for many a part of the innings on a dusty pitch, which had a good quantity of grip and turns.
A spectacular end from Najibullah Zadran as Afghanistan make it two wins in two in #AsiaCup2022 _#BANvAFG | _ Scorecard: https://t.co/5cGrYOhU7p pic.twitter.com/NKPYC2Xp9q
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The Afghanistan spin twins Mujeeb Ur Rahman (3/16) and Rashid Khan (3/22) bowled tight size and contours and spun their webs within the powerplay and within the middle-overs respectively. When Mahmudullah (25 off 27) received out within the 15.4 overs, Bangladesh have been 89-6 and it appeared like they’d even fold for beneath 100. Nonetheless, Mosaddek Hossain’s 31-ball 48, and Mehidy Hasan’s 12-ball 14 helped Bangladesh in some type of restoration and led them to a good complete of 127/7 in 20 overs.
Chasing a good goal, Najibullah Zadran (43 not out off 17) and Ibrahim Zadran (42 not out off 41) performed improbable knocks and led Afghanistan to a convincing win in 18.3 Overs, with seven wickets in hand. Aside from Najibullah and Ibrahim, Hazratullah Zazai additionally performed an important knock (23 off 26). Mosaddek Hossain (1/12), Shakib Al Hasan (1/13), and Mohammad Saifuddin (1/27) have been the wicket-takers for Bangladesh.
Temporary scores: Bangladesh 127/7 in 20 overs (Mosaddek Hossain 48 not out, Mahmudullah 25; Mujeeb Ur Rahman 3/16 and Rashid Khan 3/22) misplaced to Afghanistan 131-3 in 18.3 overs (Najibullah Zadran 43 not out, Ibrahim Zadran 42 not out, Mosaddek Hossain 1/12) by 7 wickets.