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Afghanistan vs Bangladesh 2nd: Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets, take unassailable 2-0 lead

Afghanistan took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh after beating them by 6 wickets in second match.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: June 5, 2018 11:12:57 pm
Afghanistan vs Bangladesh Live Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Afghanistan lead Bangladesh 2-0 in three-match series. (Source: AP)

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Afghanistan took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh after beating them by 6 wickets in second match. Chasing a target of 135 runs, Afghanistan went over the line with more than one over to spare. They lost a couple of wickets in between but Nabi and Shenwari held the nerves and continued to dominate Bangladesh bowling. Earlier, Abu Hider’s late surge in the final two overs has led Bangladesh to 134/8 in 20 overs. Rashid Khan totally dominated the Bangladesh batting and scalped four wickets in this match to contain the batsmen.

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Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, Live Cricket Score, 2nd T20I from Dehradun:

23:11 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets

Afghanistan took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh after beating them by 6 wickets in second match.

22:57 (IST)05 Jun 2018
100 up

100 comes up for Afghanistan in the 17th over with Shenwari and Nabi at the crease. These two need to take their team over the line while Shakib and his men are looking for some more wickets

22:49 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Asghar Stanikzai has to go back in the hut as he has been stumped by Mushfiqur Rahim off Mosaddek Hossain. Afghanistan lose the third wicket for 79

22:35 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Usman Ghani has to depart and this was on the cards as the Afghanistan side needs to accelerate now and Ghani and Shenwari hadn't been able to accelerate much in a while

22:31 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Afghanistan 56/1 after 10 overs

We are half-way through the mark and Afghanistan are steady at 56/1. Ghani and Shenwari have shown good composure here but they need to accelerate now

22:23 (IST)05 Jun 2018
50 up for Afghanistan

50 has come up for Afghanistan with Ghani and Shenwari at the crease. Afghanistan have altered their batting line up as they have sent Shenwari ahead of the skipper Stanikzai

22:10 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Bangladesh have their first wicket as Abu Hider gets rid off Mohammad Shahzad. He had been in good touch but Hider gets better off him and gives Bangladesh the first breakthrough

22:00 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Afghanistan begin chase

Afghanistan have begun the chase and they would be looking to get a good start. Shahzad and Ghani dominated Bangladesh bowlers in the last match

21:39 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Bangladesh 134/8 in 20 overs

Abu Hider's late surge in the final two overs has led Bangladesh to 134/8 in 20 overs. Rashid Khan totally dominated the Bangladesh batting and scalped four wickets in this match to contain the batsmen

21:25 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Rashid gets fourth

Rashid Khan ha sgot his fourth wicket and it's Sarkar who has departed after facing three dot balls. Captain Stanikzai takes a good catch. 

21:13 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Third in the over

The genius is showing his abilities. Mosaddek Hossain is out first ball and Rashid has three wickets in this over. He is one fire and Bangladesh are struggling in Dehradun

21:12 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Rashid Khan has second wicket in this over as he cleans up Tamim Iqbal for 44 this time and Bangladesh lose sixth for 103. It was a googly pitched outside off-stump and Tamim is sent back

21:08 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Rashid Khan finally has a wicket and he removes Bangladesh captain Shakib-al-Hasan who was struggling a bit in the middle. Najibullah take a catch to send him back in the hut and Bangladesh are 101/5

21:04 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Rashid Khan pulls back

The spinner gives only five runs in that over. He has been a terrific find for Afghanistan and the right-hander is showing that. Tamim Iqbal is looking good at the other end though

20:57 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Karim Janat cleans up Mahmudullah for 14 off 8. Mahmuddulah was looking aggressive in his approach but Janat got better of him and scalped his wicket. Bangladesh lose 4

20:49 (IST)05 Jun 2018
SIX!

Mahmudullah gets off the mark with a six. Mushfiqur Rahim got out on the previous delivery after he was stumped by Shahzad. Bangaldesh are 81/3 after 10 overs

20:44 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Tamim looks settled

Tamim Iqbal has rubbed off his last match's failure when he got out for a golden duck. The left-hander has started the innings in a cautious manner and is now scoring runs pretty easily. He has moved to 32 off 27

20:38 (IST)05 Jun 2018
Nabi holds Bangladesh batsmen

This has been a good over from Nabi as he just gives 4 runs in that over. The off-spiner has certainly pulled back the scoring rate of Bangladesh batting unit

20:29 (IST)05 Jun 2018
POWERPLAY!

Bangladesh did get a start but they have certainly failed to capitalise it in the powerplay overs. They end first 6 overs at 42/2

20:24 (IST)05 Jun 2018
WICKET!

Sabbir Rahman is gone and Nabi has his first wicket of the match. Rahman played the short delivery in the air but only managed to give a catch to Shenwari at Cow corner

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