Playing in the Asia Cup for the first time, Afghanistan not only defeated Bangladesh, the Test-playing hosts, they almost managed to sneak out a bonus point too
Afghanistan's lower-order batsman, Samiullah Shenwari's, late 81-run blitz helped his side beat hosts Bangladesh by 32 runs in their Asia Cup encounter at Fatullah on Saturday.
Following their landmark win against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, Afghanistan have qualified for the ICC one-day rankings
Mushfiqur Rahim has questioned the dedication of his players and said those not motivated enough will have to be replaced.
Stats highlights from Afghanistan's landmark win against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, in Fatullah
Afghanistan's dramatic sixth-wicket partnership, particularly Asghar Stanikzai's innings, was a window into the mentality of Associate cricketers; the concept of going for broke against a top side is no longer considered the only route to success
Asghar Stanikzai believes that Afghanistan's win against Bangladesh will help cricket grow in their country
Plays of the Day from the Asia Cup clash between Bangladesh and Afghanistan
Bangladesh coach Shane Jurgensen wants his team to overcome the injuries that have hit his side and take it as a challenge against Afghanistan
Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan said he wants his team to put pressure on Bangladesh on Saturday, with an eye on a future battle between the sides
...When be bowls in the first 15 overs. He has taken 55 wickets in these overs.
No. of wickets taken by Abdur Razzak in the first-ten overs, most by any spinner in ODIs since 2009
No. of ODIs out of 25 won by Bangladesh when they have the opposition down 5 wkts for 100 or less
No. of fifty partnership for the sixth wkt for Afg, including this one, now the second highest for the wkt
No. of time Afg have had their opposition down 2 wkts for one run or less before today
Nasir Hossain's scores when he was dropped by Stanikzai and by Shenwari. He was again dropped on 14 by Shenwari
No. of times Bangladesh have scored 180 or more off their last 30 overs in chase
No. of times Bangladesh have chased targets of 250 or more after being down three wkts for 70 or less