Rahmat Shah century puts Afghanistan in strong position against Bangladesh
Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat, on the first day of the only Test against Bangladesh, at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong today.
Afghanistan 271 - 5 (96 overs) – (Rahmat Shah 102, Asghar Afghan 88*; Taijul Islam 2-73, Nayeem Hasan 2-43)
Bangladesh – still to bat
At the Close - Afghanistan are 271 for 5
STUMPS: Afghanistan finish on 271/5. Asghar (88*) and Afsar (35*) will take guard for the visitors tomorrow.— ICC (@ICC) September 5, 2019
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Afghanistan closed the first day on 271 - 5 after 96 overs – Rahmat Shah 102 and Asghar Afghan 88* were the main run scorers and Taijul Islam 2-73 and Nayeem Hasan 2-43 the top bowlers for Bangladesh.
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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