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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 1st T20I 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 1st T20I 2022 - Afghanistan tour of Bangladesh 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur in 03rd March 2022.

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Nasum Ahmed celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket © AFP / Getty Images

Liton Das' superb half-century before Nasum Ahmed's four-for, Shoriful Islam and Shakib Al Hasan's combined 5-wickets helped to Bangladesh thumping 61-run victory over Afghanistan and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • Bangladesh's 61-run win was their third largest victory by terms of runs in T20 internationals.
  • Afghanistan's 61-run defeat was their fourth worst by margin of runs in T20Is.
  • Bangladesh's 155 was their highest score against Afghanistan in T20 internationals.
  • Liton Das became the second Bangladesh batsman to score a fifty against Afghanistan in T20 internationals after Shakib Al Hasan.
  • Afghanistan's 94 was their sixth lowest score in the completed innings in T20 international and It is their second worst total against Bangladesh in T20Is.
  • Nasum Ahmed's 4 for 10 was his joint best bowling performance for Bangladesh in T20 international and the best bowling figures by an Bangladesh bowler against Afghanistan in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 33 held by Mohammad Saifuddin at same venue in 2019.
  • Nasum Ahmed became the first Bangladesh bowler to take a four-for in the powerplay of a T20I.

Bangladesh scored 155-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Liton Das struck 60 off 44-balls including 4-fours & 2-sixes, Afif Hossain 25 and Munim Shahriar 17.

Afghanistan best bowler by Fazalhaq Farooqi, Azmatullah Omarzai both took 2-wickets and one for Rashid Khan - Qais Ahmed.

Afghanistan scored 94 for all-out in 17.4 overs with top scorer by Najibullah Zadran 27,  Azmatullah Omarzai 20 and Mohammad Nabi 16.

Bangladesh best bowler by Nasum Ahmed 4-10, Shoriful Islam picked up 3-wickets for 29-runs in 3.4-overs, Shakib Al Hasan took 2-wickets and one for Mustafizur Rahman.

Nasum Ahmed named Player of the match for his superb economical bowling performance to claimed a joint best-bowling figures of 4-wickets for 10-runs in 4-overs.