AFGHANISTAN SHINE BRIGHT AT UNIMONI ASIA CUP 2018, WIN AGAINST BANGLADESH BY A MARGIN OF 136 RUNS

Media Release
20 September, 2018


Bangladesh v Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi
AFGHANISTAN WON BY 136 RUNS
Afghanistan won the toss and chose to bat
Afghanistan: 255 for 7 off 50 overs (M.Shahzad 37, H.Shahidi 58, G.Naib 42*, R.Khan 57*; S.Hasan 4-42)
Bangladesh: 119 all out off 42.1 overs (S.Hasan 32)
Man of the Match: Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)

BANGLADESH CAPTAIN, MASHRAFE MORTAZA

“After 40 overs we didn’t play at our best. Obviously tomorrow is a very important game for us, and there are areas we have to work on after today, we have to make sure we don’t repeat the mistakes we made today going ahead.”

AFGHANISTAN PLAYER OF THE MATCH, RASHID KHAN

“We don’t think any team is easy to beat, we just have to focus on doing the right things in the field against any team. We just need to improve ourselves. We just show the talent that we have, Bangladesh is a good side and they have beaten big teams. We just focus on ourselves and our ability and keep trying to improve ourselves.”

Below is the schedule for the Super 4 stage of the Unimoni Asia Cup 2018

SUPER 4 Matches start at 1530
Fri 21 Sep India v Bangladesh at Dubai
Pakistan v Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi
Sun 23 Sep India v Pakistan at Dubai
Afghanistan v Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi
Tue 25 Sep India v Afghanistan at Dubai
Wed 26 Sep Pakistan v Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi
FINAL
Fri 28 Sep Super 4 1st v 2nd at Dubai


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Filed September 21st, 2018