Bangladesh pace all-rounder Shaifuddin bowled out Afghan opener Rahmanullah at the very first ball of the innings. Then at the next over Shakib trapped Zazai into caught and then at the third over Saifuddin took Tarakai.
Afghanistan scored 40 runs for four after playing 5.3 overs.Afghanistan have won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the third match of ongoing tri-nation T20 series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Afghanistan have made no change in their playing that won their first game against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh also opted to take the field with the same playing XI that beat Zimbabwe in the first match of the event.
Before today’s encounter, Bangladesh and Afghanistan played each other in seven T20Is and Afghans won six of them.
Bangladesh: 1 Liton Das, 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Shakib Al Hasan (capt), 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Sabbir Rahman, 7 Sabbir Rahman, 8 Afif Hossain, 9 Mohammad Saifuddin, 10 Taijul Islam, 11 Mustafizur Rahman
Afghanistan: 1 Hazratullah Zazai, 2 Rahmanullah Gurbanz (wk), 3 Najeeb Tarakai, 4 Asghar Afghan, 5 Mohammad Nabi, 6 Najibullah Zadran, 7 Gulbadin Naib, 8 Rashid Khan (capt), 9 Karim Janat, 10 Fareed Ahmed, 11 Mujeeb Ur Rahman