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Afghanistan Salvage Pride With 7-Wicket Win in third ODI

Afghanistan Salvage Pride With 7-Wicket Win in third ODI

CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh: Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz struck a superb 106 not out as Afghanistan averted a clear sweep by sealing a seven-wicket win in opposition to Bangladesh within the third one-day worldwide on Monday.

Apart from a comfort victory within the three-match sequence, the consequence additionally gave the Afghans a invaluable 10 Super League factors.

Legspinner Rashid Khan claimed 3-37 as Bangladesh was dismissed for 192 in 46.5 overs. Gurbaz, who has now transformed all three of his half-centuries to centuries in simply 9 matches, then helped Afghanistan race to the victory with 59 balls remaning.

Rahmat Shah scored 47 and opener Riaz Hasan added 35.

Gurbaz struck seven fours and 4 sixes for his 110-ball 106 not out and shared two vital partnerships to edge the aspect nearer to victory.

He and Riaz gave Afghanistan a stable begin, combining for a 79-run opening stand earlier than left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan had the latter stumped to interrupt via.

Gurbaz then added one other 100 with Rahmat Shah for the second wicket.

Offspinner Mehidy Hasan struck twice, dismissing Shah to finish the partnership after which took the wicket of Afghan skipper Hashmatullah Shahihi.

Gurbaz introduced up his century off 103 balls, pushing pacer Mustafizur Rahman via cowl for doubles and shortly after that fittingly completed the sport with a single off Mehidy in direction of sq. leg.

Fresh from his 136 within the second recreation, opener Liton Das made 86 to be the highest scorer for Bangladesh. Shakib scored 30 and Mahmudullah was not out on 29.

Pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi dismissed skipper Tamim Iqbal for the third time in a row to provide Afghanistan begin after Bangladesh opted to bat first.

Liton and Shakib then added 61 runs earlier than the latter dragged Azmatullah Omarzaiā€™s supply onto his stump.

Rashid triggered a collapse, dismissing Mushfiqur Rahim and Yasir Ali in fast succession.

Liton hit seven fours in his 113-ball 86 earlier than he was dismissed by Mohammad Nabi (2-29) as Bangladesh misplaced the final six wickets for simply 39 runs.

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