Afghanistan, Bangladesh to lock horns today


SHARJAH: Bangladesh and Afghanistan will clash in the third match of the continuous Twenty20 Asia Cup 2022 today [Tuesday] at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in the United Arab Emirates, Geo News revealed.

This Group B match will begin at 7pm PST.

Bangladesh will endeavor to further develop their T20I execution as they hit the ground to play their most memorable match of the competition. Afghanistan are an unmistakable number one as their success against Sri Lanka in the competition opener has lightened their certainty. The Afghan pacers and hitters ruled the game and dominated it by eight wickets.

The Islanders arranged a grim show after they were placed in by Afghanistan. Sri Lanka offered two wickets – – Kusal Mendis (2) and Charith Asalanka (0) – – in the first finished. They were 5 for 3 in the second finished. Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Chamika Karunaratne attempted to individually protect the group with 38 and 31 runs. Sri Lanka could deal with a pitiful 105-run focus as Fazalhaq Farooqi and Naveen-ul-Haq impacted their batting line completely.

Afghanistan pursued down the objective in 10.1 overs with rankling thumps by Hazratullah Zazai and Rahmanullah Gurbaz as they hit 13 limits by and large. Gurbaz scored 40 off 18 balls with the assistance of four sixes.

Of late, the Shakib Al Hasan-drove side has been deficient with regards to certainty as they could win only two of 13 games since the World Cup the year before. They likewise lost two white-ball series in Zimbabwe recently. Nonetheless, the incorporation of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim will give a significant benefit to the group as they alongside Mohammad Saifuddin, Sabbir Rahman and Mohammad Naim have the ability to reverse the situation on their high-flying rivals today.

The Asia Cup 2022 will include six groups from the Asian landmass partitioned into two gatherings. Pakistan is in Group An alongside India and Hong Kong. Bunch B has the other three Asian groups – – Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Following the gathering matches, two top groups from each gathering will fit the bill for the Super Four phase, which will start on September 3.

The last between the main two groups of the Super Four will be played on September 11. The cricket activity will go on in Dubai and Sharjah till the last on September 11.

Afghanistan: 1 Hazratullah Zazai, 2 Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), 3 Ibrahim Zadran, 4 Najibullah Zadran, 5 Karim Janat, 6 Mohammad Nabi (capt), 7 Rashid Khan, 8 Azmatullah Omarzai, 9 Naveen-ul-Haq, 10 Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 11 Fazalhaq Farooqi

Bangladesh: 1 Mohammad Naim, 2 Anamul Haque, 3 Shakib Al Hasan (capt), 4 Afif Hossain, 5 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Sabbir Rahman, 8 Mahedi Hasan, 9 Mohammad Saifuddin, 10 Nasum Ahmed, 11 Mustafizur Rahman

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