Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
Afghanistan win by 32 runs
Afghanistan register their 17th ODI win, a historic one as they beat a test playing nation on their home soil. They were in tatters at one point of time, at 90 for 5, but Shenwari and Stanikzai revived and charged them to 254.
Over 47.5 - Ban 222/10 (Gazi 2)
Nabi into his last over, starts with a dot and then Bangladesh take a couple of singles. WICKET! Nabi gets the wicket of Rubel, historic win for Afghanistan against a test playing nation. Afghanistan win by 32 runs.
Over 47 - Ban 220/9 (R Hossain 16, Gazi 1)
Shapoor starts his 8th over, a couple of dots and then a single to Rubel. Just a single from the over, the equation becomes more difficult for Bangladesh.
Over 46 - Ban 219/9 (R Hossain 15, Gazi 1)
Mangal and Nabi discuss tactics between overs. Nabi runs in to bowl. Rubel gets a single from the second ball to give strike to the injured Gazi. Gazi takes a single through midwicket. Three singles from the over, 36 needed from 24 balls.
Over 45 - Ban 216/9 (R Hossain 13, Gazi 0)
Gazi walks out to bat. A couple of runs to Rubel, and then he hits Shapoor for four through the off side. Edged and it goes past the keeper for four, lucky runs for Bangladesh. Rubel takes a single and Gazi will have to survive one ball from Shapoor. 39 needed from 30 and one wicket remaining.
Over 44 - Ban 205/9 (R Hossain 2)
Hamid Hassan comes into the attack, six, Rahman hits a six over long-off. Afghanistan need to restrict Bangladesh to 203 to get the bonus point. Hassan is leaving the field and Nabi will complete his over. 60 needed from 40 balls now. Four more, Rahman hits it straight to the fielder who has to come in to take the catch, it goes through his hands for four. Six more, Rahman hits it over long-off for a six. WICKET! Afghanistan celebrate as they get the wicket they are looking for, Nabi bowls him, the off stump is disturbed and Rahman goes for 41. Afghanistan will not get the bonus point but are looking good to win this one.
Over 43 - Ban 189/8 (Rahman 25, R Hossain 2)
A single from the first ball, means Rahman will face Shapoor Zadran. Bangladesh need 69 from 47 balls. Great over from Zadran under the circumstances, four runs from it.
Over 42 - Ban 185/8 (Rahman 22, R Hossain 1)
Ashraf comes into the attack Ziaur Rahman starts off with a four through long-on, he came down the wicket to cover the line of the ball. Four more, pulled away for four more from Rahman. Six, this is a big one, targets the long-off region and clears it convincingly. Four more, this is a big over for Bangladesh, 18 runs from it.
Over 41 - Ban 167/8 (Rahman 4, R Hossain 1)
Sunny walks out to bat and will have to face Shapoor Zadran, the strike bowler. WICKET! Three wickets in three balls, it is pitched down leg and Sunny looks to edge it to fine leg but finds a thin edge and the keeper takes the catch. The scoreboard pressure too much to handle for Bangladesh. Sohag Gazi is injured so it will be interesting to see if he comes out to bat. A couple of singles from the over.
Over 40 - Ban 165/7 (Rahman 3)
Ziaur Rahman comes out to bat, Bangladesh need 94 for 66 balls. Islam takes a single to bring Rahman on strike. Rahman gets two runs to fine leg and gets off the mark. WICKET! Another wicket goes down in a powerplay, Afghanistan definitely on top now. Islam comes down the track and hits it wide of mid-off, Mangal runs and then dives to take a good catch, it was going fast and flat to him. Abdur Razzaq is the new man in. WICKET! Another one falls, Bangladesh in deep, deep trouble. A run out, Razzaq goes for the run but there is a direct hit and replays show he is out, he did not ground his bat even though he had made his ground, immature from an experienced player.
Over 39 - Ban 161/5 (Islam 34)
A single to start the over, Ashraf starts his second. Islam joins the action, hitting a boundary through mid-off, Shapoor dives but can't get a hand to it. A wide down the leg side the keeper gives the batsmen two byes. Another wide, the required rate is over 8, Afghanistan need to keep it tight. WICKET! Good comeback from Ashraf, he picks up the wicket of Nasir Hossain. Big wicket for Ashraf and Afghanistan as Shenwari takes the catch, Hossain goes for 41.
Over 38 - Ban 151/4 (N Hossain 39, Islam 29)
A couple of singles to start the over and then Nasir dropped for the 4th time in the match and this time the ball goes over the ropes for a six. Three singles to end the over, 11 runs from it and Bangladesh go over 150.
Over 37 - Ban 140/4 (N Hossain 31, Islam 27)
Five singles from the over, Bangladesh need 115 from 13 overs.
Over 36 - Ban 135/4 (N Hossain 28, Islam 25)
The equation is 126 from 90 balls, Bangladesh take the powerplay. A couple of singles as Nabi continues to bowl in the powerplay and then Islam finishes the over with a boundary.
Over 35 - Ban 129/4 (N Hossain 27, Islam 20)
Hotak comes back into the attack, he has four overs remaining. A quick over from Hotak, five runs from it. And it is drinks with Afghanistan on top of the game.
Over 34 - Ban 124/4 (N Hossain 26, Islam 16)
A couple of singles from the over, another tidy one from Ashraf.
Over 33 - Ban 122/4 (N Hossain 25, Islam 15)
Four, Shenwari bowls it short and down the leg side and Nasir Hossain hits it for four to fine leg. Three singles to end the over, Bangladesh need 133 to win from 102.
Over 32 - Ban 115/4 (N Hossain 19, Islam 14)
Four singles from the over. Bangladesh need 140 more runs from 18 overs.
Over 31 - Ban 111/4 (N Hossain 17, Islam 13)
A couple of runs to start the over and then three singles making it five from the over.
Over 30 - Ban 106/4 (N Hossain 16, Islam 9)
Five singles from the Hotak over. Bangladesh in need of a partnership.
Over 29 - Ban 101/4 (N Hossain 14, Islam 6)
A couple of runs from the over and Nasir Hossain is dropped again. Bangladesh go past 100.
Over 28 - Ban 99/4 (N Hossain 13, Islam 5)
Hotak starts his 5th over, three singles from the over, good bowling from Afghanistan.
Over 27 - Ban 96/4 (N Hossain 11, Islam 4)
A single to start the over, then Islam takes a couple of runs through third man. A couple of singles to end the over. Five runs from it, Bangladesh need 159 runs from 23 overs.
Over 26 - Ban 91/4 (N Hossain 9, Islam 1)
A couple of singles to start the over, three runs from the over in the end. The required rate climbing towards 7 per over now.
Over 25 - Ban 88/4 (N Hossain 7, Islam 0)
Shenwari starts his second over, WICKET! Bowled him, Shenwari gets the in form Mominul Haque. It is almost a leg spinner and Haque who is down the track misses the line of the ball and is bowled. Big wicket for Afghanistan, Bangladesh in deep trouble. A wicket and a run from the over.
Over 24 - Ban 87/3 (N Hossain 6, M Haque 50)
A couple of singles to start the over, Haque gets another single to bring up his 50, from 71 balls. Four runs from the over, Hotak finishes his third over going for just eight runs.
Over 23 - Ban 83/3 (N Hossain 4, M Haque 48)
Shenwari comes into the attack, he batted well today, can he do the same with the ball? A single to start the over and then Nasir Hossain takes a couple on the leg side. Dropped, tough chance as Nasir drills it back to the bowler and Shenwari drops it.
Over 22 - Ban 80/3 (N Hossain 2, M Haque 47)
More than run a ball required for Bangladesh to win this. Three singles from the over.
Over 21 - Ban 77/3 (N Hossain 1, M Haque 45)
Four, the short ball from Nabi is put away for four through the deep square leg boundary. Bangladesh have never chased a score of over 250 after being 3 wickets down for 70 runs. Haque takes a single to end the over.
Over 20 - Ban 72/3 (N Hossain 1, M Haque 40)
Hamza Hotak comes into the attack from round the wicket. A single to start the over, Haque tucks it away to square leg. Dropped, a chance for a wicket in the first over for Hotak, it went high up in the air and Stanikzai drops Nasir Hossain.
Over 19 - Ban 71/3 (N Hossain 1, M Haque 39)
Nabi strikes! WICKET! Scoreboard pressure mounts on Bangladesh and Rahim is out lbw, he came out of his crease trying to work the ball on the leg side but is out lbw. Big wicket for Afghanistan. Nasir Hossain comes out to bat. A wicket a two runs from the over.
Over 18 - Ban 69/2 (Rahim 23, M Haque 38)
Three singles and a wide from the over. Bangladesh 69 for 2.
Over 17 - Ban 65/2 (Rahim 21, M Haque 37)
Three singles from the over, Bangladesh 65 for 2 after 17 overs.
Over 16 - Ban 62/2 (Rahim 19, M Haque 36)
A single to start the over, Nabi starts his third over and Rahim brings Haque on strike. Two runs from the over.
Over 15 - Ban 62/2 (Rahim 19, M Haque 36)
A couple of singles to start the over, and Bangladesh are 62 for 2 at drinks.
Over 15 - Ban 60/2 (Rahim 18, M Haque 35)
Four byes to start the over, it goes through the batsman and the keeper for four. A single to end the over, five runs from it.
Over 14 - Ban 55/2 (Rahim 18, M Haque 34)
A couple of runs from the over.
Over 13 - Ban 53/2 (Rahim 17, M Haque 33)
Nabi comes into the attack, a couple of dots and then a couple of singles. Two runs from the over.
Over 12 - Ban 51/2 (Rahim 16, M Haque 32)
Mirwais Ashraf comes into the attack. He strays down the leg side and Haque helps it to fine leg for four. Haque follows it up with a single. Five runs from the over.
Over 11 - Ban 46/2 (Rahim 16, M Haque 27)
Rahim cuts it through third man for a couple of runs. Then he takes a single to bring Haque on strike. Another single, Haque rotates the strike as he drives it to sweeper cover. Four runs from the over.
Over 10 - Ban 42/2 (Rahim 13, M Haque 26)
Rahim is happy to take a single and give the strike to the in form Mominul Haque. Haque responds by flicking a straight ball through midwicket for four. 10 overs gone, Bangladesh 42 for 2.
Over 9 - Ban 37/2 (Rahim 12, M Haque 22)
A bowling change from Afghanistan, Karim Sadiq comes into the attack to bowl some off-breaks. A single to start the over and then Haque cuts the ball outside off to the boundary for four, played it nicely off the back foot.
Over 8 - Ban 32/2 (Rahim 11, M Haque 18)
Five dots and then a single from the last ball of the over. Hassan finishes his 4th over.
Over 7 - Ban 31/2 (Rahim 10, M Haque 18)
Four dots from the over and then a single to Rahim. Four, Mominul Haque ends the over with a boundary, he is looking in great touch. Bangladesh need to chase this target in 40 overs to get the bonus point.
Over 6 - Ban 26/2 (Rahim 9, M Haque 14)
A couple of runs to start the over, and then a wide from Hassan makes it three runs from the over.
Over 5 - Ban 23/2 (Rahim 9, M Haque 12)
A couple of dots and then Mominul Haque hits a boundary through midwicket, cracking shot against the pace of Shapoor. Three more to Mominul as he pushes it through midwicket again for three runs.
Over 4 - Ban 16/2 (Rahim 9, M Haque 5)
Rahim hits the second ball for four, flicks it through the leg side. A wide from Hassan outside off. Seven from the over.
Over 3 - Ban 9/2 (Rahim 4, M Haque 4)
Replays show that the ball was hitting leg stump, so it would have been out. Brilliant start from Afghanistan. A couple of singles to start the over and then three to end the over.
Over 2 - Ban 1/2 (Rahim 0, M Haque 0)
Hamid Hassan strikes in the second over and Anamul Haque is out lbw. A wicket maiden from Hassan, a big blow for Bangladesh.
Over 1 - Ban 1/1 (A Haque 1, M Haque 0)
WICKET! Shapoor Zadran runs in with the new ball and bowls Rahman, early wicket for Afghanistan. 1 for 1 after 1.
Over 50 - Afg 254/6 (Ashraf 0, Stanikzai 90)
Rubel will bowl the final over, this partnership now worth more than 150 runs. A leg bye to start the over and then Shenwari takes a single. Stanikzai gets a full delivery from Rubel and clobbers it to the cow corner boundary for a massive six. A wide full toss and then Stanikzai hits it for four more, Rubel spraying the ball all over now. WICKET! After a brilliant knock, Shenwari is run out. Afghanistan end on 254 for 6, a great position to be in from 90 for 5.
Over 49 - Afg 242/5 (Shenwari 80, Stanikzai 80)
Three singles from the start of the over. Stanikzai is dropped again, poor cricket from Bangladesh, Kayes drops it again. A single to Stanikzai and then Shenwari ends the over with a six, 12 runs from the over, Afghanistan are going towards a big total.
Over 48 - Afg 230/5 (Shenwari 72, Stanikzai 76)
Four, Stanikzai starts the over with a boundary, whipping it through the leg side. Stanikzai is dropped, full toss and outside off, lofts it to the cover fielder and he drops it. 8 from the over.
Over 47 - Afg 222/5 (Shenwari 72, Stanikzai 68)
Five wides, Rahman bowls a wide and it goes for four. Four more, this time it comes of Stanikzai's bat. A couple of singles and then a boundary to end the over. 16 runs from the over.
Over 46 - Afg 206/5 (Shenwari 67, Stanikzai 62)
A wide to start the over and then Shenwari hits a boundary. A couple of runs to Shenwari as he flicks it off his pads on the leg side. A couple of singles and then Shenwari hits it straight back to the bowler for four.
Over 45 - Afg 193/5 (Shenwari 56, Stanikzai 61)
Four, Shenwari starts the over with a boundary, gets to his 50, what a partnership this has been. A couple of runs, reverse-sweep from Shenwari. Six, Stanikzai hits a six to end the over, Bangladesh leaking runs in the end overs.
Over 44 - Afg 180/5 (Shenwari 49, Stanikzai 55)
Two singles to start the over, Stanikzai hits a six over long-on. Four more to end the over, twelve from it and Stanikzai gets his 50, Shenwari on 49.
Over 43 - Afg 168/5 (Shenwari 48, Stanikzai 44)
Shenwari starts the over with a boundary, slams it through square leg for four. Six runs from the over.
Over 42 - Afg 162/5 (Shenwari 43, Stanikzai 43)
Rubel comes into the attack and Stanikzai hits the first ball for four. Four singles to end the over, 8 runs from it.
Over 41 - Afg 154/5 (Shenwari 41, Stanikzai 37)
Three singles to start the over and then Shenwari drives it through the cover region for four. Bangladesh are letting Afghanistan get away, and this pair is now worth 64 runs.
Over 40 - Afg 147/5 (Shenwari 36, Stanikzai 35)
A couple of singles to start the over and then Shenwari ends the over with a couple of boundaries to end the power play. Ten runs from the over, good end to the powerplay.
Over 39 - Afg 137/5 (Shenwari 27, Stanikzai 34)
A couple of runs to start the over, Shenwari drives it to long-off. A single makes it 3 runs from the over.
Over 38 - Afg 134/5 (Shenwari 24, Stanikzai 34)
Razzak starts with a wide and then Shenwari drives it through cover and point for four. Another wide and then a single to end the over.
Over 37 - Afg 127/5 (Shenwari 19, Stanikzai 34)
Sunny comes back into the attack in the power play. A couple of singles from the over, Bangladesh bowling some tidy overs in the powerplay.
Over 36 - Afg 125/5 (Shenwari 18, Stanikzai 33)
Abdur Razzak comes into the attack for the power play. Just a single from the over.
Over 35 - Afg 124/5 (Shenwari 18, Stanikzai 32)
Shenwari looking to attack, plays the on drive uppishly for a one bounce four. A couple of singles to end the over, Afghanistan go into the powerplay.
Over 34 - Afg 118/5 (Shenwari 13, Stanikzai 31)
Shenwari moves on to 13 after picking up a couple of runs to deep backward square leg. Three singles follow. Afghanistan 118 for 5.
Over 33 - Afg 113/5 (Shenwari 9, Stanikzai 30)
A couple of runs to Shenwari as he sweeps the ball to backward square leg. A couple more to Shenwari edges it to third man through slips.
Over 32 - Afg 108/5 (Shenwari 4, Stanikzai 30)
A couple of runs from the over, Afghanistan going at 3.4 runs per over.
Over 31 - Afg 106/5 (Shenwari 3, Stanikzai 29)
Three singles from the over, Bangladesh's slow bowlers doing a good job of keeping runs down.
Over 30 - Afg 103/5 (Shenwari 2, Stanikzai 27)
A couple of runs, Stanikzai whips it through deep midwicket to bring up Afghanistan's 100. Three singles to end the over.
Over 29 - Afg 98/5 (Shenwari 1, Stanikzai 23)
Four runs from the over, Stanikzai needs to bat till the end to get Afghanistan to a good score.
Over 28 - Afg 94/5 (Shenwari 0, Stanikzai 20)
Four runs from the over, Afghanistan move on to 94 for 5.
Over 27 - Afg 90/5 (Shenwari 0, Stanikzai 17)
Mominul Haque gets a wicket, Nabi outside edges it to first slip. He went hard at it and did not get it on the middle of the bat. WICKET! Nabi falls, compounding Afghanistan's problems at 90 for 5.
Over 26 - Afg 88/4 (Nabi 6, Stanikzai 16)
Two singles to start the over, then Stanikzai pushes it to deep square leg for a couple of runs. Six runs from the Rahman over.
Over 25 - Afg 82/4 (Nabi 4, Stanikzai 12)
A couple of singles from the over, Afghanistan loosing their way at 84 for 4.
Over 24 - Afg 80/4 (Nabi 3, Stanikzai 11)
A couple of singles to start the over and then Stanikzai runs the last ball down to third man for a couple of runs.
Over 23 - Afg 75/4 (Nabi 1, Stanikzai 8)
Just when Afghanistan were looking to attack, WICKET! Mangal is run out, he pushes it into the covers and took off for a single. By the time Stanikzai sent him back it was too late.
Over 22 - Afg 74/3 (Mangal 24, Stanikzai 8)
Ziaur Rahman comes into the attack and a couple of runs from the over. He is the new bowler for Bangladesh. Afghanistan moving along at 3.36 runs per over.
Over 21 - Afg 72/3 (Mangal 23, Stanikzai 7)
A couple of runs to Mangal and then he hits a boundary to end the over.
Over 20 - Afg 65/3 (Mangal 17, Stanikzai 6)
After drinks, Sunny will continue. Mangal comes down the wicket to the pitch of the ball and drives it past mid-on for four, a change of gears after the drinks break. A couple of singles follow, already six from the over. A couple more runs to end the over.
Over 19 - Afg 57/3 (Mangal 11, Stanikzai 4)
Four dots and then a single from the over. And it is drinks.
Over 18 - Afg 56/3 (Mangal 10, Stanikzai 4)
Afghanistan are in need of a partnership now after losing three early wickets. A couple of singles from the over.
Over 17 - Afg 54/3 (Mangal 9, Stanikzai 3)
A couple of singles and then Mangal takes a couple of runs to end the over.
Over 16 - Afg 50/3 (Mangal 6, Stanikzai 2)
Good over from Nasir Hossain, just a single from the it. Bangladesh need to find a bowler as Gazi is injured. Afghanistan bring their 50 up.
Over 15 - Afg 49/3 (Mangal 6, Stanikzai 1)
A single from Stanikzai and then Mangal gets off the mark with a boundary. Afghanistan 49 for 3.
Over 14 - Afg 43/3 (Mangal 0, Stanikzai 0)
A couple of singles and then Sunny strikes again. WICKET! Zadran who was looking to accelerate is out. He came down the wicket and missed it, lots of spin for Sunny. Afghanistan in a spot of bother at 43 for 3. Nawroz Mangal walks out to bat.
Over 13 - Afg 40/2 (Zadran 19, Stanikzai 0)
Asghar Stanikzai is the new man in, Zadran plays out a maiden from Nasir Hossain.
Over 12 - Afg 40/2 (Zadran 19)
Six, Sadiq switches modes and hits Sunny for a six straight back over the bowler's head. WICKET! Sunny has the last laugh, Sadiq goes out for 12 of 36 balls.
Over 11 - Afg 34/1 (Zadran 19, Sadiq 6)
Gazi has injured his hand wihle bowling and Nasir Hossain comes into the attack after the first power play. Just a single from the over, Afghanistan should look to rotate the strike more and pick up singles and twos.
Over 10 - Afg 33/1 (Zadran 19, Sadiq 5)
Arafat Sunny comes into the attack to bowl the 10th over. Just a single from it and a cautious start from Afghanistan in the powerplay.
Over 9 - Afg 32/1 (Zadran 19, Sadiq 4)
A couple of runs to Zadran to start the over and then he gets a boundary making it six runs from the over.
Over 8 - Afg 26/1 (Zadran 13, Sadiq 4)
Four leg byes from the over as Zadran pads it to the fine leg fence. Afghanistan looking to put together a partnership.
Over 7 - Afg 21/1 (Zadran 13, Sadiq 3)
Just a single from the over, a better over from Hossain than his previous two.
Over 6 - Afg 20/1 (Zadran 12, Sadiq 3)
Fullish outside off and Zadran comes down the track, to the pitch of the ball and hits it wide of mid-off for four. A single to rotate strike and then Sadiq plays out the rest of the over.
Over 5 - Afg 15/1 (Zadran 7, Sadiq 3)
A couple of dots and then two runs to Zadran through the leg side. Then Zadran takes a single to rotate strike, Hossain is inconsistent today. Three more, Zadran drives it through mid-off.
Over 4 - Afg 10/1 (Zadran 2, Sadiq 3)
A couple of singles to start the over, Razzak finishes his second.
Over 3 - Afg 8/1 (N Zadran 1, Sadiq 2)
WICKET! Hossain strikes early for Bangladesh, Shahzad trapped in front of his stump, out lbw. Afghanistan are 6 for 1. Najibullah Zadran is the new man in. He gets off the mark with a single, another single from a no ball. Afghanistan 8 for 1 after 3 overs.
Over 2 - Afg 6/0 (Shahzad 2, Sadiq 2)
A couple of singles from the second over, Razzak starts with the second new ball.
Over 1 - Afg 4/0 (Shahzad 1, Sadiq 1)
A couple of singles and a couple of wides from the over, Rubel Hossain starts with the ball for Bangladesh.
Bangladesh have won the toss and have elected to bowl first. Bangladesh are effectively without Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan today. For Afghanistan, Karim Sadiq comes in for Noor Ali Zadran and Hamid Hassan for Dawlat Zadran.
Hello and welcome to the Asia Cup match between hosts Bangladesh and crowd favourites Afghanistan, who stand their best chance of scoring an upset here. The match begins at 8am GMT.
- 1st Mar 2014
- Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Narayanganj Osmani Stadium
- B F Bowden, J D Cloete
- TV Umpire
- C K Nandan
- Match Referee
- B C Broad
- Reserve Umpire
- M Rahman
bangladesh BATTING CARD
|M.A.H. Bijoy||lbw Hassan||1|
|M.S. Rahman||b Zadran||0|
|M. Haque||b Shenwari||50|
|M. Rahim||lbw Nabi||23|
|M.N. Hossain||c Shenwari b Ashraf||41|
|N.M. Islam||c Mangal b Hassan||35|
|Z. Rahman||b Nabi||41|
|A. Razzak||run out (Zadran)||0|
|A. Sunny||c Mohammadi b Zadran||0|
|M.R. Hossain||c Mangal b Nabi||17|
|S. Gazi||Not out||2|
|Extras||6w, 4b, 2lb||12|
|Total||All Out, 47.5 Overs||222|