Player of the Match
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Match Day

791dThe Report by Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Spinners give Bangladesh important win

Bangladesh took a big step towards entering the main draw of their home tournament, beating Afghanistan by nine wickets in the opening game of the World T20

791dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Shahzad's dramatic opening acts

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from Bangladesh's opening World T20 match against Afghanistan

791dMohammad Isam

Afghanistan prey on nervous hosts

Afghanistan are focusing on taking advantage of any slip-up made by Bangladesh in their World T20 opening-day encounter

791dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Top order can afford to settle in - Mushfiqur

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim is willing to allow the top order batsmen to take their time in the middle in T20s, as long as they push harder after getting set

Preview

327dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

An emotion-charged opener

ESPNcricinfo previews the opening game of the World T20 as hosts Bangladesh try to keep emotions together against flamboyant Afghanistan

A new high

9

The victory margin of 9 wickets is Bangladesh's best after fielding first

Bangladesh in T20s

10

Number of wins in 34 matches for Bangladesh

Dropped

9

Tamim Iqbal's score when he was dropped by the wicketkeeper in the 4th over

Quick dash

17.4

Overs Bangladesh have taken to complete their fastest successful chase. This was against Kenya, in 2007

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32141.466
NEPAL32140.933
AFG3122-0.981
HKG3122-1.455
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
NL32141.109
ZIM32140.957
IRE3214-0.701
UAE3030-1.541
Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL43162.233
SA43160.075
NZ4224-0.678
ENG4132-0.776
NL4132-0.866
Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
INDIA44081.28
WI43161.971
PAK4224-0.384
AUS4132-0.857
BDESH4040-2.072