Published On: Wed, Feb 18th,

Bangladesh Beat Afghanistan by 105 Runs, ICC World Cup


The Bangladeshi cricketers stormed on Afghani team and gifted them a great defeat while winning the seventh-match of World Cup in Pool A which played at Manuka Oval, Canberra.

The Bangladeshi captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and decided to bat first, the openers Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque gave not good never bad opening score to their team as Iqbals scored 19 on 42 and 29 on 55 balls.

After this Soumya Sarkar joined the wicket and looked so calm may be trying to stay at the wicket and wishes to give good score to team but after making 28 on 25 balls went back to pavilion and his partner Mohammad Mahmudullah also couldn’t play well and just scored 23.

However, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim became spectacular entertainer of day and showed so technical game to audience who were expecting for this kind of thrill. Al Hasan scored 63 on 51 balls with good strike rate but Rahim remained also successful to achieve good score as 71 on 56, while other couldn’t stay more at wicket.

The bowling side of Afghanistan appeared really good and they made difficult for Bengali batsman to create highest score. Hamid Hassan, Shapoor Zadran, Aftab Alam and Mirwais Ashraf all showed good piece of bowling with marvelous economy rate.

The batting side of Afghan disappointed their nation as their openers Afsar Zazai, Javed Ahmadi couldn’t stand more at the wicket after scoring 1, 1.

Captain of Afghan team Mohammad Nabi showed great responsibility and tried to make more runs with coordination of Samiullah Shenwari as both showed well cricket to audience when their whole batting line disappointed the audience.

Nabi turned back after making 44 on 43 and Shenwari scored 42 because he tried to stay long at wicket to help partner to achieve more runs to win but it couldn’t happen this time and all collapsed on 162.
Mashrafe Mortaza remained good bowler by Bangal side and kicked out three-rivals with his best attacks and Shakib Al Hasan got two wickets.