Match Day

824dThe Report by Devashish Fuloria

Afghanistan pull off landmark upset

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

824dMohammad Isam in Fatullah

'This is a shameful loss' - Mushfiqur

Mushfiqur Rahim has questioned the dedication of his players and said those not motivated enough will have to be replaced.

824dMohammad Isam in Fatullah

Stanikzai and Shenwari engineer expert escape

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

824dMohammad Isam in Fatullah

Jurgensen hopes to lift Bangladesh

Bangladesh coach Shane Jurgensen wants his team to overcome the injuries that have hit his side and take it as a challenge against Afghanistan

824dMohammad Isam in Fatullah

Afghanistan's statement of intent

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

Abdur Razzak's economy


...When be bowls in the first 15 overs. He has taken 55 wickets in these overs.

Since 2009


No. of wickets taken by Abdur Razzak in the first-ten overs, most by any spinner in ODIs since 2009

Advantage Bangladesh


No. of ODIs out of 25 won by Bangladesh when they have the opposition down 5 wkts for 100 or less

Solid stand


No. of fifty partnership for the sixth wkt for Afg, including this one, now the second highest for the wkt

Early strikers


No. of time Afg have had their opposition down 2 wkts for one run or less before today


1, 4

Nasir Hossain's scores when he was dropped by Stanikzai and by Shenwari. He was again dropped on 14 by Shenwari

smart stats


No. of times Bangladesh have scored 180 or more off their last 30 overs in chase

Chasing record


No. of times Bangladesh have chased targets of 250 or more after being down three wkts for 70 or less