Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 224 runs as Rashid Khan stars with the ball
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.
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
Rashid Khan claims the final wicket – that of Soumya Sarkar – as Afghanistan secure a 224-run victory!— ICC (@ICC) September 9, 2019
What a brilliant performance by the captain, who finishes with 11 wickets for the match ??
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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.
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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