The Team B Asia Cup event between Afghanistan and Bangladesh in Abu Dhabi appeared to be within the stability until the 41st over, with Afghanistan decreased to 160 for 7. Then again, Rashid Khan then took the sport clear of Bangladesh with an unbeaten 57 off 32 balls, at the side of Gulbadin Naib’s 42 off 38. The unbroken 95-run stand powered Afghanistan to 255 for 7, and then Rashid returned figures of 9-3-13-2 to disregard Bangladesh for simply 119.He additionally ran out Abu Hider Rony with an agile effort within the box to cap off an exquisite 20th birthday.
”It was once a special occasion for me and I’m realy satisfied as I contributed in batting, bowling and fielding,” Rashid mentioned on the post-match presentation rite. “We have now labored arduous for this and we need to proceed this way. I sought after to bat until the tip and concentrate on every ball. I had excellent preparation within the follow consultation.
“We have now been running arduous on our fielding as it may win suits for you. It’s all about good fortune in batting and bowling however fielding is something this is completely in our fingers and we needed to recuperate.”
Rashid did not come directly to bowl until the 21st over, a method to verify he bowls most dot balls within the center overs.
“I come overdue to bowl as a result of I will bowl dot balls and put the power at the batsmen,” he defined. “I feel the wicket adjustments behaviour right here each and every event so we glance to stick certain in our method. We do not need to center of attention an excessive amount of on consequence. We simply need to give our 100% on box. I need to commit this Guy of the Fit award to ex-chairman of Afghanistan cricket Atif Mashal, he has executed a really perfect activity for Afghanistan cricket previously few years.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza rued his facet’s incapacity to keep watch over Afghanistan within the loss of life overs.
“I feel Afghanistan outplayed us from the 40th over within the first innings,” he mentioned. “Our batting was once no longer on top of things and the bowling in ultimate 10 overs was once deficient. We need to be recent for the following day’s large event. It’s arduous to get well from the warmth and play again to again suits. Expectantly we will be able to get a hold of one thing higher the following day and play arduous. Tamim goes again house. Gentle had a excellent leisure, Mustafizur is getting back from an harm as smartly so they are going to play the following day since this can be a recreation of outcome.”
Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan lauded how his workforce performed at the day, announcing, “If we put 230+ runs at the board it’s going to be tricky for the opposition workforce as now we have excellent fielding and very excellent bowling. It was once an important recreation for us. We gave two top-order wickets very simply or even our middle-order was once deficient. We were not completing smartly in the previous few suits however Rashid and Naib within the ultimate 7-Eight overs completed really well these days.”
Bangladesh will tackle India in Tremendous 4 Degree of the Asia Cup on Friday in Dubai, whilst Afghanistan will tackle Pakistan in Abu Dhabi at the identical day.
First Printed: September 21, 2018, 2:08 AM IST