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Afghanistan lose first T20I against Bangladesh

Bangladesh bowler Nasum Ahmed took four wickets after Litton Das’ half-century as the hosts defeated Afghanistan by 61 runs in the first game of their two-match T20I series on Thursday.
Chasing 156 for victory, Afghanistan lost four wickets while they had just 20 on the board after 4.3 overs. They were dismissed for 94 in 17.4 overs.
Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh rode on Litton’s 44-ball 60 that included four boundaries and two sixes. They posted 155-8 after 20 overs.
Fazalhaq Farooqi and Azmatullah Omarzai took two wickets each for Afghanistan, while Rashid Khan and Qais Ahmad each claimed one.
Bangladesh’s Nasum Ahmed toppled four top-order batsmen of Afghanistan alone, conceding only 10 runs in the four overs he bowled. Shoriful Islam followed him with three wickets.
With the win, Bangladesh took the series lead 1-0.
The sides will meet again for their second and last T20I on Saturday.The post Afghanistan lose first T20I against Bangladesh first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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