Alexa Bangladesh lost both openers

Dhaka, Monday   21 October 2019


Bangladesh lost both openers

 Sports Desk

 Published: 08:50 PM, 21 September 2019  

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Bangladesh have lost both openers to 12 in their chase of 139 set up by Afghanistan in the 6th match of tri-nation T20 series at Chattogram, on Saturday. Liton Das (4) sent back by Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Nazmul Hossain Shanto (5) went out by slower ball of Naveen ul Haq.  

After 6 over Bangladesh were 28/2, Shakib 14 and Mushfiqur Rahim 3 were in the batting.

Earlier, Bangladesh have restricted Afghanistan to 138/7 in 20 overs. After winning the toss Bangladesh asked Afghanistan to bat first.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai made flying start for Afghans adding 75 runs in 9.3 over. Afif Hossain made the first breakthrough for Bangladesh sending back Zazai for 47 off 35. He also got the wicket of Asghar Afghan in the same over and coincides no run. And Afghanistan lost their 2nd wickets to 75. 

From 75 to 109 Afghanistan lost 6 wickets for 34 runs. Mustafizur Rahman sent back Rahmanullah Gurbaz (29) and Afghanistan were 80/3.

Shakib Al Hasan got his first wicket sending back Mohammad Nabi (4). Gulbadin Naib also gone by run-out and the visitor team lost their 5th wicket to 96. 

Mohammad Saifuddin sent back Najibullah Zadran (14) and Shafiul Islam got the wicket of Karim Janat. Afghanistan lost their 7th wicket to 114. From here, Shafiqullah's 23 off 17 and skipper Rashid Khan's 11 off 13 helped the visiting side to score 138 in 20 over.

For Bangladesh Affif Hossain took 2 wickets for 9 in his 3 over. Mohammad Saifuddin 23/1, Shafiul Islam 24/1, Shakib 24/1 and Mustafizur Rahman 31/1.