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1st T20I: Liton Das, Nasum Ahmed shine as Bangladesh overwhelm Afghanistan through 61 runs

Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed a career-best 4/10 as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan through 61 runs of their first T20I on Thursday.

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan through 61 runs within the first T20I to take a 1-0 collection lead (@ICC Photograph)

HIGHLIGHTSBangladesh beat Afghanistan through 61 runs of their first T20ILiton struck fifty to assist Bangladesh publish a difficult totalNasum Ahmed ended his 4 overs with figures of 4-17-10-4

Bangladesh rode on left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed’s career-best 4/12 to bowl out Afghanistan for 94 and seal a crushing win within the first fit of a two-T20I collection in Dhaka on Thursday (March 3).

Pacer Shoriful Islam grabbed 3/29 and left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan 2/18 to counterpoint the trouble of Nasum, who decreased Afghanistan to twenty/4 within the 5th over.

Afghanistan didn’t recuperate from the preliminary blow and in the end had been disregarded for 94 in 17.4 overs in respond to Bangladesh’s 155/8.

Najibullah Zadran and Mohammad Nabi had been making an attempt a comeback for Afghanistan with a stand of 37 till Nabi hang out for 16, giving allrounder Shakib his four-hundredth white ball wicket.

In his subsequent over, Shakib additionally disregarded Zadran, who top-scored for 27.

Bangladesh win

They beat Afghanistan through 61 runs within the first T20I to take a 1-0 collection lead #BANvAFG

— ICC (@ICC) March 3, 2022

Debutant Azmatullah Omarzai added 20 towards Bangladesh’s disciplined bowling

Previous, Liton Das struck a 44 ball-60 to get Bangladesh began. Afif Hossain scored 25 and debutant opener Munim Shahriar made 17 when they opted to bat first.

Opener Naim Sheikh persevered his deficient shape to be out on 2, and Shahriar was once disregarded through Rashid Khan to go away Bangladesh 25-2.

Liton attacked whilst dropping Shakib (5) and skipper Mahmudullah (10) affordably.

Liton and Afif dealt astutely with Afghanistan’s much-vaunted spin assault, constituted of Rashid, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Nabi, and shared a 46-run partnership.

Liton reached his 5th fifty, pushing a Rashid supply to lengthy on for a unmarried. Then again, after hitting 4 fours and two sixes, he was once in any case got rid of through Fazalhaq Farooqi.

Farooqi and Omarzai took two wickets each and every and avoided Bangladesh from hitting giant within the demise overs.

The second one and ultimate T20 is on Saturday.