Afghanistan Bull 98/8 (18 overs)
Bangladesh Tigers 101/8 (18 overs)
Bangladesh Tigers won the match by 3 runs.
In their first match of Asian Premier League T20, Bangladesh Tigers faced Afghanistan Bulls where they have managed to win by only 3 runs.
Al Amin Hossain who is the captain of the Tigers won the toss and elected to bat first. The Bangladesh Tigers didn’t have a good start as they lost three wickets quickly within 4 overs. Then the rain started to fall and the match is currently stopped due to rain.
After the rain ended, the match was began again and the other batsmen of Bangladesh Tigers also failed to perform. At the end, they managed to score 10 runs after 18 overs. Two overs have been reduced from both team’s.
While chasing the total, Afghanistan Bulls too didn’t have a good start too. They lost their 6 wickets within 65 runs after 13 overs but they fought back and went close to win the game.
However, they failed to score quickly and so at the end they lost the match by only 3 runs.
Bangladesh Tigers squad:
Al Amin Hossian, Haseeb Amjad, Touqeer Riasat, Sagir ul Hassan, Anwar Hossain, Prabhath Nuwan, Susantha Kulathilaka, Anku Dubey, Viraj Lakaruwan, Naveen Poonia, Mohd. Karim Asian, Pawan Kumar, Quazi Zeesan Ahmad, Sanjog Binkar, Vicky Chauhan, Karan Gupta, Chandan Sharma, Sanket Sahu.
Afghanistan Bulls squad:
Rana Naveed ul Hassan, Brian Chari, Mohd. Faran, Manish Mor, Suraj Badoriya, Deepak Bhati, Kulwinder Singh, Lovedeep Brar, Sunil Kumar, Raghav Bali, Pawan Yadav, Anil Sharma, Savan Pahariya, Rohit Siani, Sachin Mayur, Gaurav Sharma, Parwinder Manhera, Hemang Choudhary.