AFG vs BAN: Afghanistan reached the semi-finals, will face South Africa, Team India will clash with England

AFG vs BAN T20 World Cup 2024: Rashid Khan-led Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by 8 runs. With this win, Afghanistan has reached the semi-finals.

AFG vs BAN Match Report: Afghanistan has created history by defeating Bangladesh. Afghanistan led by Rashid Khan has defeated Bangladesh by 8 runs. Australia’s dream of playing the semi-finals has been shattered. In this way, apart from India, Afghanistan, England and South Africa made their place in the semi-finals. India will now face England in the semi-finals. At the same time, Afghanistan will face Africa.

 

Liton Das kept fighting till the end, but the other batsmen did not support him

Rain kept interfering in this match. After this, under the Duckworth Lewis rule, Bangladesh got a target of 114 runs in 19 overs, but Bangladesh was all out for 105 runs in 17.5 overs. Opener Liton Das remained firm till the end for Bangladesh, but failed to bring victory. Liton Das scored 54 runs not out in 49 balls. He hit 5 fours and 1 six in his innings. But the other batsmen did not support him.

 

Rashid Khan and Naveen-ul-Haq shined

Captain Rashid Khan and Naveen-ul-Haq took the maximum 4-4 wickets for Afghanistan. Apart from this, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Gulbadin Naib got 1-1 success. Earlier, Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and decided to bat. Afghanistan openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran added 59 runs. But after this, Afghan batsmen kept returning to the pavilion at regular intervals. Rahmanullah Gurbaz played an innings of 43 runs off 55 balls. He hit 3 fours and 1 six in his innings. At the same time, Ibrahim Zadran contributed 18 runs off 29 balls. However, Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan finished in a brilliant manner by scoring 19 runs off 10 balls in the last overs. In this way, the Afghan team scored 115 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs.