Bangladesh lost the match when Rashid Khan and Galbudin Naib started firing big in their last 10 overs. They couldn't recover from their assault. The partnership of 95 runs in the last 10 overs proved fatal for Bangladesh.Afghanistan bowlers too, put up a good show as they chipped away wickets at regular intervals. However, the match was a dead rubber. Though, that does not take away the credit of how Afghanistan flayed away Bangladesh.Here, we end our live coverage of the match | Do join us tomorrow for the match between India vs Bangladesh.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman picks up the last wicket and it is Rubel Hossain. Rahman strikes on the first ball and the game's over. Bangladesh has lost the dead rubber and Afghanistan has won the match by 136 runs.
Rashid Khan is surely going to party big tonight. Another wicket falls in his over, this time of Abu Hider, who has been trying to hold an end. Bangladesh is 9 down now. The end is near! FOW: 119/9: Abu Hider: 1 (11).
Mohammad Nabi joins the party. Nabi takes out dangerman Mortaza and ends his struggle. It is an eleven ball duck for Bangladesh skipper. FOW: 110/8: Mashrafe Mortaza: 0 (11). Debutant Abu Hider is the new man in.
Rahmat Shah picks a wicket. Mehidy Hasan is CAUGHT OUT! The match is to be over sooner than it seemed to be. Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is the new man in. FOW: 100/7: Mehidy Hasan: 4 (10).
Rashid Khan has taken out Mahmudullah this time. Bangladesh's last hope is back in the pavilion now. Mahmudullah is BOWLED OUT! and Bangladesh is six down!Mehidy Hasan is the new man in. FOW: 90/6: Mahmudullah: 27 (54).
The required run rate is climbing as both Mahmudullah and Mosaddek are finding it difficult to score boundaries. Afghanistan bowlers are bowling on better lengths, and the pressure is mounting on.
Shakib Al Hasan falls after all holding fort at one end. Rashid Khan it is. The birthday boy takes out Shakib after a loud appeal. Half of Bangladesh team is back in the hut. Mosaddek Hossain is the new man in. FOW: 79/5: Shakib Al Hasan: 32 (55).
Another quiet spell for both the teams. Afghanistan has not let the match slip away. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah are playing slowly at the moment and cautiously.
Gulbadin Naib picks out Mithun too. Faster than a pack of cards, the Bangladesh team is falling. Afghanistan team is happy as the fourth wicket is down. Mahmudullah is the new man in.
Afghanistan will take on Bangladesh in their second group stage match at Asia Cup 2018, on September 20. The result of the game will be inconsequential as both the teams have already qualified for the Super 4 round. However, it will give the teams a much-needed opportunity to test their bench strength before the final league phase begins. Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup 2018 LIVE Cricket Streaming on Hotstar and Star Sports TV: Get Live Cricket Score, Watch Free Telecast of Ban vs Afg ODI Match on TV & Online.
Afghanistan put on a stellar show against Sri Lanka in their tournament opener as they beat them comprehensively. The 91-run win over the Lankan nation would have lifted their spirits quite high as they qualified for the Super 4 round. The phase where they will be able to showcase their mettle against India and Pakistan. Ban vs Afg, Asia Cup 2018, Weather Report: Temperatures Soar in Abu Dhabi as Teams Clash to Top Group B Points Table.
For Bangladesh, their new-born rivalry with Sri Lanka is quite known. They, too, prevailed over the Lankan nation by a convincing win. Their margin was even more significant, as they beat Sri Lanka in the 2018 Asia Cup opener by 137 runs. 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.
Both the teams would be looking to try out newer combinations in the match, as the schedule is tightly scheduled that they would not risk their key players’ health status before the Super 4 round begins. Come Thursday, no matter how inconsequential the match is, Bangladesh would not want to get beaten by the minnows, whereas, Afghanistan would be looking to enter the next round with high confidence. Asia Cup 2018 Date and Time: Next Game Is Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Get Free Live Streaming Online and Cricket Match Score Details.
Stay tuned with us as we bring you the live score and latest updates about Afghanistan vs Bangladesh match at 2018 Asia Cup in UAE!