Dhaka. Bangladesh has also started with a win in the T20 series after the ODI. The team defeated Afghanistan by 61 runs in the first match of the 2-match series (Bangladesh vs Afghanistan). Afghanistan team could not even score 100 runs in the match. Bangladesh had made a struggling score of 155 runs for 8 wickets while playing first. In reply, the visiting team was reduced to 94 runs in 17.4 overs. Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed bowled brilliantly. He gave only 10 runs in 4 overs and also took 4 wickets. He got the player of the match award. Earlier, Bangladesh had captured the ODI series 2-1.
Chasing the target, the start of Afghanistan was very bad. The team had lost its 4 big wickets for 20 runs in the 5th over. Najibullah Zadran tried to handle the team by scoring 27 runs. Apart from this, Azmatullah scored 20 and captain Mohammad Nabi scored 16 runs. Rashid Khan Could not do wonders with the bat and got out after scoring one run. Apart from Nasum Ahmed, left-arm fast bowler Shoriful Islam took 3 wickets for 29 runs for Bangladesh. Senior spin bowler Shakib Al Hasan also got 2 wickets.
Liton Das played a half-century innings
Earlier, winning the toss and playing first, Bangladesh’s start was also not good. The team lost 3 wickets for 47 runs. Liton Das, who landed at number-3, took over the team by playing a half-century innings. He scored 60 runs in 44 balls. Hit 4 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, Afif Hussain scored 25 runs to take the score beyond 150 runs. Fazlhaq Farooqui and Azmamullah took 2-2 wickets for Afghanistan. Leg spinner Rashid Khan got a wicket.