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The 2nd T20 cricket match played between Afghanistan vs Bangladesh in India at Dehradun.
Afghanistan beats Bangladesh by six wickets. After winning the toss, Bangladesh elected to bat first. It was a one-sided fight between the two teams. However, it was a spirited inning of Rashid Khan and Nabi who almost single-handedly took their team to win the game in style.
Batting first Bangladesh, Liton Das got caught out on the first bowl off the second over he faced by Rashid Khan. Whereas, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim tried to build the inning from there but fell short. Therefore, Bangladesh didn’t have a very good start. Only Tamim Iqbal shined with his bat for Bangladesh. He made stable 43 runs off 48 balls with 5 fours. Mushfiqur Rahim also contributed 22 runs off 18 balls. However, Abu Hider Rony had a good inning of 21 runs in just 14 balls. Due to which they were able to recover and post a respectable score of 134 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in their 20 overs.
Rashid Khan bowled exceptionally well for Afghanistan. He bowled 4 overs giving just 12 runs and taking 4 wickets. Furthermore, Mohammad Nabi bowled 4 overs giving a9 runs and taking 2 wickets. Also, Dwayne Brave bowled 4 overs giving 25 runs and taking 2 wickets.
Chasing a target of 135 runs Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad got out LBW by Abu Hider scoring quick 24 runs off 18 balls. But, Samiullah Shenwari played responsibly partnering with Usman Ghani and Asghar Stanikzai 49 runs off 41 balls. He hit 3 sixes and 2 fours in total. Usman Ghani started well but got out on 21 runs by Rubel. Furthermore, Captain Asghar Stanikzai also got out early. From there on, Mohammad Nabi handled the inning with fierce hitting scoring 31 runs off just 15 balls not out. He hit 3 fours and 2 sixes in total.
However, Nazmul Islam from Bangladesh bowled exceptionally well his 4 overs giving away just 14 runs with 2 maiden overs. In the end, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh in India, Afghanistan wins quite easily by six wickets and 7 balls to spare. Furthermore, Afghanistan has won the three-match T20 series played here in Dehradun, India.