Afghanistan leg spinner Rashid Khan added another quill to his top, knocking down some pins his group to an amazing one-run prevail upon Bangladesh in their last T20 diversion to seal the arrangement 3-0 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Thursday.
Bangladesh, pursuing Afghanistan 145/6, required nine rushes to win when Rashid Khan hit on bowl the last finished. He struck first ball and afterward a run out off the last conveyance left Bangladesh one run short.
Requiring four races to win on the last ball, Ariful Haque hit towards long-on however a remarkable exertion by Shafiqullah denied the limit and Mahmudullah was run out going for a third run, which would have tied the diversion. He made 45 balls off 38 balls.
Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim batted with guts to take Bangladesh near the objective. Mushfiqur scored a 37-ball 46 runs. After the win, a happy Afghanistan celebrated in satisfaction, jabbing fun at the Bangladesh group’s mark move moves.
Conquering the feedback doled out by Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan amidst the arrangement, the Shakib Al Hasan-drove Bangladesh group battled back in the match yet couldn’t change over it into a win. Afghanistan will now go to Bangalore for the notable first Test against India beginning June 14.
Mohammed Shahzad and Usman Ghani engaged the observers with some spotless hitting. The couple gave a strong begin and sewed a 55-run opening association. Shahzad bursted away to a 22-ball 26. Abu Jayed asked Ghani to leave for good for 19 runs.
Commander Asghar Stanikzai and in-shape Samiullah Shenwari set Afghanistan back on track. Asghar hit three sixes in his 17-ball 27. Endeavoring to swing over the line, Asghar wound up skying a catch to substitute defender Sabbir on Ariful Haque’s conveyance.
Utilizing his experience of playing in the Bangladesh Premier League for Rangpur City, 30-year-old Samiullah Shenwari demonstrated his guts and gathered keeps running for Afghanistan at significant points. Conveying forward from past diversion’s shape, Samiullah secured the Afghanistan innings with an unbeaten 33. Batting at No 6, Najibullah Zadran made 15 runs.