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Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 224 runs as Rashid Khan stars with the ball

Rashid Khan stars
Rashid Khan stars

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 224 runs late on the 5th day of this historic Test in Chittagong today. Afghanistan captain and all-rounder, Rashid Khan, ended with match bowling figures of 11- 100.

Match Summary

Bangladesh 205 (Mominul Haque 52, Mosaddek Hossain  48*; Rashid Khan 5-55, Mohammad Nabi 3-56) and 173 (Rashid Khan 6-49)

Afghanistan 342 (Rahmat Shah 102, Asghar Afghan 92, Rashid Khan 51, Afsar Zazai 41 ; Taijul Islam 4-116, Nayeem Hasan 2-43)  and 260 (Ibrahim Zadran 87, Asghar Afghan 50; Shakib Al Hasan 3-53)

Result - Afghanistan won by 224 runs


On a day interrupted by rain, until late on in the day, nearly allowed Bangladesh to get away with draw, but Rashid Khan took 3 further wickets to bowl Bangladesh out for 173, adding only 37 runs to their overnight score.

This is Afghanistan’s second Test win – their first Test win was over Ireland - Afghanistan were awarded Test status in 2017 and lost to India before defeating Ireland in their first two matches.


Match Details

Bangladesh - Soumya Sarkar, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan

Afghanistan- Ihsanullah, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi,  Afsar Zazai(wk), Rashid Khan(c), Yamin Ahmadzai, Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan

Start Time: 05:00

Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong

Officials: Nigel Llong, Paul Wilson, Nitin Menon, Sharfuddoula Saikat, Brian Broad

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