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A K Azad : risingbd.com
 
     
Publish on: 2019-06-24 6:20:06 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-06-24 7:35:10 PM

Sports Desk: Wicket keeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim propped up Bangladesh after Mujeeb ran through the middle order.

Bangladesh reached 200 for 4 wickets in 41 overs against Afghanistan at Southampton on Monday.

Earlier, Tigers fell in trouble losing four wickets in just 151 runs by 32 overs.

Off Spinner Mujeeb sent back Soumya Sarkar for just 3 runs as he was trapped in LBW.

Earlier, the spinner also removed Shakib for 51 runs. He was also trapped in LBW.

Tamim Iqbal was bowled by Afghan bowler Mohammad Nabi at the last ball of the 17th over. He scored 36 runs off 53 balls with 4 fours.

Earlier, Liton Das was removed in just 23 runs while batting first after losing the toss.

Liton Das was the man to get dismissed off  Mujeeb Ur Rahman. The right-handed batsman tried to clear Mujeeb through cover area. But is lofted drive found a fielder on the line who took a super low catch to remove Liton for 16 off 17.

Bangladesh have included Mohammad Saifuddin and Mosaddek Hossain in this match who missed the previous game due to injuries.

Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman

Afghanistan (Playing XI): Gulbadin Naib(c), Samiullah Shinwari, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil(w), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

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