Chattogram: Rashid Khan adopted up his first innings fifer with a six-wicket haul as Afghanistan made quick work of the Bangladesh tail to file a historic win right here on Monday. That is the primary time Afghanistan gained a Check away from house in what was their first away Check. They beat Bangladesh by 224 runs.
The primary two classes of Day 5 have been washed out which meant that Afghanistan have been left with only one session to attempt to take the final 4 Bangladesh wickets. They didn’t take lengthy to get began although with Zahir Khan dismissing Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan off the very first ball of the day.
Rashid then alternated himself with Zahir, Qais Ahmed and Mohammad Nabi — who was taking part in his last Check match — and shortly dismissed Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Taijul Islam. Nevertheless, with the clouds hovering menacingly over the stadium, Soumya Sarkar blocked the bowlers for almost 4 overs. Rashid at one level managed to get a vanguard off Sarkar which fell tantalisingly wanting mid-off.
Lastly, with simply 4 overs left within the day, Rashid managed to get an inside edge off Sarkar and it fell into the fingers of quick leg, sparking wild celebrations from the Afghanistan gamers. That was Rashid’s 11th wicket of the match. Bangladesh have been set a goal of 398 they usually have been all out for 173.
Transient scores: Afghanistan 342 (Rahmat Shah 102, Asghar Afghan 92; Taijul Islam 4/116) &260 (Ibrahim Zadran 87, Asghar Afghan 50; Shakib Al Hasan 3/58) vs Bangladesh 205 (Mominul Haque 52, Mosaddek Hossain 48; Rashid Khan 5/55) & 173 (Shakib Al Hasan 44, Shadman Islam 41; Rashid Khan 6/59)