Rashid Khan creates world record as Afghanistan beats Bangladesh
Dehradun : Rashid Khan is flying high on success with a world record to score fastest 50 wickets in T20I. He pipped Ajantha Mendis to the record.
The Afghanistan bowler created the record as his team defeated Bangladesh by 46 runs in the T20I.
Winning the toss Bangladesh asked Afghanistan to bat first, with decent knocks they managed a total of 167 runs in the 1st T20I at Dehradun.
Afghanistan set a target of 168 runs for Bangladesh to chase in 20 overs. Mohammad Shahzad top-scored with 40 runs while Samiullah Shenwari and Shafiqullah Shafaq contributed 36 and 24 runs respectively. #AFGvBAN #1stT20I pic.twitter.com/VwPh3ccAo1— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) June 3, 2018
Requiring 8 runs per over, Bangladesh started off to a disastrous start and kept losing the wickets at regular interval of time. Eventually, Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 46 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series.
Bangladesh are 80/3 after 10 overs. Mushfiqur (20*) and Mahmudullah (12*) are at the crease. Need 88 more runs to win.— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) June 3, 2018
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