AFGHANISTAN TOUR OF BANGLADESH 2019
Rashid Khan struck thrice within the put up Lunch session © Getty
Rashid Khan led from the entrance with a three-wicket haul within the put up-lunch session to transfer away Bangladesh reeling at 88/5 on the 2d day, tranquil trailing by a broad margin of 254 runs. Bangladesh, who had already lost opener Shadman Islam sooner than the lunch wreck within the very first over of the innings, began cautiously sooner than collapsing in opposition to Rashid.
Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar had to fight arduous within the most indispensable hour in opposition to the barrage of budge thrown by Afghanistan and within the technique, the lawful-hander even survived a leg-sooner than-wicket name the usage of a overview. The first 13 overs put up the lunch wreck yielded most efficient 20 runs sooner than Liton finally determined to wreck the shackles with a six over deep midwicket that merely refrained from the fielder. A few overs later the tension finally paid dividends as Mohammad Nabi bowled a slider to trap Sarkar plumb in entrance.
Liton continued to possess the scorecard ticking with just a few boundaries nevertheless finally, Rashid’s introduction ended his possess. Bowing his first over, Rashid bowled a faster one on a shortish length and Liton changed into slack on the pull shot to finally receive castled. Mominul Haque then assign tension on debutant Zahir Khan with three boundaries within the identical over nevertheless Afghanistan continued to strike on the opposite cease.
Rashid first trapped Shakib Al Hasan lbw with the skipper even losing a overview and then two balls later, the traffic had a slit of success when the ball bounced off Mushfiqur Rahim’s boot after taking the internal edge to receive caught at quick leg for a duck. With most efficient Mominul having a gaze joyful, Bangladesh are inclined to face an uphill job to overturn their fortunes.
Short rankings: Bangladesh88/5 (Liton Das 33, Mominul Haque 27*; Rashid Khan 3-16) pathAfghanistan342 by 254 runs.