Bangladesh Survive Scare, Beat Afghanistan by Seven Runs in 1st ODI

Updated: 25 September 2016 23:08 IST

Tamim Iqbal made 80 runs while Mahmudullah added 62 to guide Bangladesh to 265 runs before Taskin Ahmed grabbed 4-59 to help the hosts dismiss Afghanistan for 258

Bangladesh Survive Scare, Beat Afghanistan by Seven Runs in 1st ODI
Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 80 runs for Bangladesh. (Photo: ICC/Twitter) © Twitter

Dhaka:

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by seven runs to take a 1-0 lead in a three-match one-day international series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.

Tamim Iqbal made 80 runs while Mahmudullah added 62 to guide Bangladesh to 265 runs before Taskin Ahmed grabbed 4-59 to help the hosts dismiss Afghanistan for 258.

Hashmatullah Shahidi (72) and Rahmat Shah (71) put on 144 runs for the third wicket before a dramatic late order collapse saw the visitors lose their way.

The second and third match will be held at the same venue on September 28 and October 1.

Topics : Cricket Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal Taskin Ahmed Afghanistan
Highlights
  • Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 7 runs in the first ODI of 3-match series
  • Tamim Iqbal top-scored for Bangladesh with 80 runs
  • Taskin Ahmed, on the other hand, picked up four wickets for the winners
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