Asia Cup 2018: Rashid jumped on 31 balls, Afghanistan made the difficult target for Bangladesh, Afghanistan has given the target of 256 runs to win Bangladesh in Asia Cup on Thursday.
Dubai: Afghanistan has given the target of 256 runs to win Bangladesh in Asia Cup on Thursday. He scored 255 runs in seven overs in 50 overs. No team in the current tournament has been able to achieve a bigger goal than 200. In such a way, this goal is being considered for Bangladesh.
The final group match of the tournament is being played on Thursday between Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Its defeat-win tournament will not make any difference in the title race. The tournament’s top-4 teams have already been decided, among which will be played against Super-4 from Friday. The Super-4 has teams of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
Hashmatullah Shahidi half-century
Afghanistan won the toss against Bangladesh first bat. It’s a bad start. At one stage he had lost two wickets for 28 runs. Opener Mohammad Shahzad (37) and Hashmatullah Shahidi (58) shared the 51-run partnership for the third wicket with the team. This pair broke on Shahzad’s dismissal This is the 22nd ODI match of Hashmatullah. He made the third half-century of ODI career.
Afghanistan had lost 7 wickets for 160 runs
Bangladesh bowled quickly after the dismissal of Shahzad. The Afghanistan team was under a lot of pressure at one time. He had lost seven wickets at 160 runs. At that time it seemed that he would be able to reach barely around 200.
Rashid Khan turns revenge momentum
Rashid Khan (51), who was included in the world’s finest leg spinners, made a spectacular batting performance against Bangladesh and helped his team cross the 250 marks. He made his third fifty of his career. Rashid completed Fifty on just 31 balls. He made an unbeaten partnership of 95 with Gulabuddin Nayab (42)
Shakib shocks 4 wickets
Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan hit a brilliant 4-wicket haul. He threw one ball in his spell of 10 overs and spent 42 runs. Bangladesh has tried eight players in bowling. Abu Haider, playing the debut match, took two wickets.