In a thrilling encounter at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, on October 07, 2023, Bangladesh emerged victorious against Afghanistan in the 3rd Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023/24. This enthralling clash saw Bangladesh secure a six-wicket win with a remarkable 92 balls remaining.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl in the AFG vs BAN match at ICC Cricket World Cup 2023/24. The match was played on October 07, 2023, at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, India.
Afghanistan team batting performance:
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk)||47||62||2||0||75.80||bowled|
|Hashmatullah Shahidi (c)||18||38||2||0||47.36||bowled|
|Azmatullah Omarzai||22||20||1||0||110.00||run out|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||14||9||0||0||25.00||bowled|
|Fazalhaq Farooqi||0||3||0||0||0.00||not out|
|Extras (w 8)||8|
- Over 8.2: Ibrahim Zadran c Litton Das b Taskin Ahmed (47)
- Over 15.1: Rahmat Shah c Litton Das b Mehidy Hasan Miraz (83)
- Over 24.4: Hashmatullah Shahidi run out (38)
- Over 25.2: Rahmanullah Gurbaz run out (1)
- Over 28.4: Najibullah Zadran c Litton Das b Shakib Al Hasan (34)
- Over 29.6: Mohammad Nabi c Taskin Ahmed b Taskin Ahmed (25)
- Over 34.2: Rashid Khan b Mehidy Hasan Miraz (2)
- Over 35.2: Azmatullah Omarzai b Shoriful Islam (4)
- Over 36.3: Mujeeb Ur Rahman b Mehidy Hasan Miraz (0)
- Over 37.2: Naveen-ul-Haq c Shoriful Islam b Shoriful Islam (0)
Bangladesh team batting performance:
|Tanzid Hasan||5||13||1||0||38.46||run out|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||57||73||8||0||78.08||caught|
|Najmul Hossain Shanto||59||83||11||0||71.08||not out|
|Shakib Al Hasan (c)||14||19||2||0||73.68||bowled|
|Mushfiqur Rahim (wk)||23||36||0||0||63.89||not out|
|Extras (lb 3, nb 1, w 4)||8|
Fall of wickets:
- Over 4.1: Tanzid Hasan (5) run out
- Over 6.4: Litton Das (13) bowled by Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Over 28.1: Mehidy Hasan Miraz (57) caught by Rahmat Shah at long-off
- Over 33.3: Shakib Al Hasan (14) bowled by Azmatullah Omarzai
Run rates of both Squads:
Afghanistan: Total runs: 156, Overs: 37.2, Runs rate: 4.19
Bangladesh: Total runs: 158/4, Overs: 34.4, Runs rate: 4.55
Afghanistan’s bowlers gave their all in defending a modest total. Taskin Ahmed led the bowling attack, claiming one wicket for 32 runs. Shoriful Islam and Mustafizur Rahman provided crucial breakthroughs, with two wickets between them. Mehidy Hasan Miraz’s spin wizardry continued in the bowling department as he picked up three crucial wickets.
Bangladesh’s bowling performance was marked by discipline and precision. Shakib Al Hasan, the skipper, was the pick of the bowlers, claiming three wickets while conceding just 30 runs. The rest of the bowling unit, including Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam, also contributed effectively to restrict Afghanistan to 156 runs.
Men of the Match:
Mehidy Hasan Miraz :
Mehidy Hasan Miraz was named the Man of the Match in the AFG vs BAN match at ICC Cricket World Cup 2023/24. He scored 57 runs and took 3 wickets in the match.
He played a crucial role in Bangladesh’s victory, helping them to chase down Afghanistan’s total comfortably. He was also the highest scorer for Bangladesh in the match.
It was a clinical performance from Bangladesh, who bowled out Afghanistan for a low total and then chased it down comfortably. Mehidy Hasan Miraz was the star performer for Bangladesh, with an all-round performance of 57 runs and 3 wickets.