Rahmat Shah century puts Afghanistan in strong position against Bangladesh

Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan, and match referee Chris Broad
Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan, and match referee Chris Broad
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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.

Match Summary

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

Scorecard

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.

 

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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