Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Bangladesh got their ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory over Afghanistan at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on October 7, 2023.
Afghanistan, batting first, were bundled out for 156 in 41.5 overs, thanks to a brilliant all-round bowling performance from Bangladesh.
Afghanistan were bowled out for 156 in 41.5 overs, with only Hazratullah Zazai (44) and Najibullah Zadran (31) offering any resistance.
Shakib Al Hasan was the pick of the bowlers, returning with figures of 5/27, while Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan Miraz also took two wickets each.
In reply, Bangladesh chased down the target with ease, reaching 157/4 in 35.4 overs. Mehidy Hasan Miraz was the star of the show with the bat, scoring a half-century (56) and taking three wickets.
Liton Das also chipped in with a valuable 43.The victory was Bangladesh’s first against Afghanistan in the World Cup. It was also their first win in the tournament since 2015.
The victory was Bangladesh’s first against Afghanistan in the World Cup. It was also their first win in the tournament since 2015.
156 all out in 41.5 overs (Hazratullah Zazai 44, Najibullah Zadran 31; Shakib Al Hasan 5/27)
157/4 in 35.4 overs (Mehidy Hasan Miraz 56, Liton Das 43; Rashid Khan 2/31)
Player of the Match
Mehidy Hasan Miraz (Bangladesh).