Srinagar: Afghanistan is proving to be a tough competition in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 as they beat Bangladesh on Tuesday to storm into semifinal. Afghanistan registered seven wicket win.
Afghanistan’s star spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman (3/16) and Rashid Khan (3/22) ran through Bangladesh batting line-up to restrict the opposition to 127.
Bangladesh stifled Afghanistan in the run chase before Najibullah’s belligerent 43 not out off 17 balls, comprising six sixes, got his team over the line in 18.3 overs.
Ibrahim Zadran also contributed with 42 off 41 balls as he shared an unbeaten 69-run stand off 36 balls with Najibullah.
With their second win in as many games, Afghanistan also became the first team to qualify for the Super 4s.