Afghanistan procure their stripes -
Afghanistan procure their stripes
Posted 26 Jun 2024 11:44 AM

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Afghanistan arrived at the elimination rounds of the T20 World Cup with a sensational eight-run triumph over Bangladesh under the Duckworth Lewis Framework on Monday here, joining India as the qualifiers from Gathering 1 and sending Australia home.

The Bangla Tigers likewise got an opportunity to advance or send Australia through with a triumph yet the Afghans excused them for 105 to take the success they expected to set up a first World Cup elimination round against South Africa in Trinidad on Wednesday.

Thousands rampaged in Kabul as the capital hummed with unrestrained bliss following the group's noteworthy triumph. PTI
India, who beat Australia by 24 runs prior in St Lucia to leave the capability any desires for the 2021 bosses barely surviving, will take on champions Britain in the second elimination round in Guyana on Thursday.

Afghanistan's expectations were marked when they were limited to an unobtrusive 115/5 yet captain Rashid Khan took 4/23 and Naveen-ul-Haq 4/26 in a rebellious bowling exertion that conveyed triumph.

The last couple of overs were extreme emotion played out quite a ways beyond 12 PM nearby time with Bangladesh requiring about a run-a-ball and the DLS computations in the event of more downpour changing with each wicket and limit.

Naveen conveyed the final blow in the penultimate over by bowling Taskin Ahmed and catching Mustafizur Rahman in front off back to back balls, setting off sad festivals from his colleagues.

In the twelfth over, Gulbadin Naib caused a commotion when he imploded to ground soon after his mentor Jonathan Trott had shown to his players they ought to dial back and hang tight for a downpour shower to escalate and stop play.

Rashid, who had looked unmoved with his colleague on the field, later said the all-rounder had been experiencing cramp.

Gulbadin put in two or three overs off the field prior to getting back to guarantee the eighth Bangladesh wicket, sending Tanzim Hasan Sakib ease off a thick top edge to cover.



R Gurbaz c Sarkar b Rishad 43

I Zadran c Hasan Sakib b Rishad 18

An Omarzai c Das b Mustafizur 10

G Naib c Sarkar b Rishad 4

M Nabi c Shanto b Ahmed 1

K Janat not out 7

R Khan not out 19

Additional items: (b 5, w 8) 13

Absolute: (5 wickets, 20 overs) 115

FOW: 1-59, 2-84, 3-88, 4-89, 5-93

Bowling O M R W

Tanzim Hasan Sakib 4 0 36 0

Taskin Ahmed 4 1 12 1

Shakib Al Hasan 4 0 19 0

Mustafizur Rahman 4 0 17 1

Rishad Hossain 4 0 26 3


L Das not out 54

T Hasan lbw b Farooqi 0

N Shanto c Nabi b Naveen 5

S Al Hasan c and b Naveen 0

S Sarkar b Rashid 10

T Hridoy c Zadran b Rashid 14

Mahmudullah c sub (Ishaq) b Rashid 6

R Hossain b Rashid 0

T Hasan Sakib c Nabi b Naib 3

T Ahmed b Naveen 2

M Rahman lbw b Naveen 0

Additional items: (b 1, lb 7, w 3) 11

Absolute: (Hard and fast, 17.5 overs) 105

FOW: 1-16, 2-23, 3-23, 4-48, 5-64, 6-80, 7-80, 8-92, 9-105, 10-105

Bowling O M R W

Naveen-ul-Haq 3.5 0 26 4

Fazalhaq Farooqi 2 0 15 1

Mohammad Nabi 2 0 15 0

Rashid Khan 4 0 23 4

Noor Ahmad 4 0 13 0

Gulbadin Naib 2 0 5 1

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