A disciplined all-round effort saw Afghanistan thrashing Bangladesh by 136 runs in their last group match of the Asia Cup here on Thursday. Chasing 256, Bangladesh were bundled out for 119. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gulbadin Naib and Rashid Khan picked up two wickets each to hand Afghanistan a comfortable victory. You can watch video highlights of Afghanistan vs Bangladesh match at Asia Cup 2018 here.
Chasing a decent target, Bangladesh never looked in the contention as they lost their wickets at regular intervals. Shakib Al Hasan (32), Mahmudullah (27) and Mosaddek Hossain (26 not out) mainly contributed to the Bangladeshi score. No other batsman clicked and went back to the pavilion one after another, posting single-digit individual scores.
Mahmudullah and Mosaddek Hossain scored towards the end, but the lack of support denied the run chase. Asia Cup 2018 Date and Time: Next Game Is Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Get Free Live Streaming Online and Cricket Match Score Details.
Earlier, Afghanistan rode on some brilliant batting by Rashid Khan (57 not out), Gulbadin Naib (42 not out) and Hashmatullah Shahidi (58) to post a decent score. Besides the trio, opener Mohammad Shahzad (37) also played handsomely.
For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan took four wickets while Abu Hider Rony scalped two wickets. India vs Pakistan Funny Jokes, Memes and Picture Messages Go Viral on Social Media as IND Take Out PAK Openers Quickly in Asia Cup 2018! See Tweets.
Brief scores: Afghanistan 255/7, (Hashmatullah Shahidi 58, Rashid Khan 57 not out; Shakib Al Hasan 4/42) against Bangladesh 119/10 (Shakib Al Hasan 32; Rashid Khan 2/13)