Asia Cup 2018 : Match 6, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the sixth match of Asia Cup 2018 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

Rashid Khan played 57* runs off 32 balls knock on his 20th birthday against Bangladesh (photo - getty)

Afghanistan thrashed Bangladesh by 136 runs in the last group match of Asia Cup 2018 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

After opting to bat first, Afghanistan was in trouble at one stage when they were 7 down for just 160 runs but birthday boy Rashid Khan (57* off 32 balls) and Gulbadin Naib's (42*) unbeaten 95 runs partnership helped Afghanistan to post a good total of 255/7 on a slow pitch.

Hashmatullah Shahidi also scored 58 runs. In reply, Bangladesh looked under pressure from the start and kept losing wickets on the regular interval and eventually bowled out for just 119 runs and suffered a big loss of 136 runs. Rashid Khan was named Man of the Match for his all round performance (57* and 9-3-13-2).

All the major stats and facts from the sixth match of Asia Cup 2018 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan :

2/13 - Rashid Khan took 2 wickets and conceded only 13 runs in his 9 overs spell - the joint sixth most economical spell in Asia Cup history (Min 8 overs bowled).

Most economical spells in Asia Cup (Min 8 overs bowled) -

Arshad Khan (Pakistan): 8-4-5-1 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka, 2000

Manider Singh (India): 9-6-9-1 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong, 1988

Ranjith Madurasinghe (Sri Lanka): 9-0-11-1 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka, 1988

Madan Lal (India) : 8-2-11-3 vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah, 1984

Nuwan Zoysa (Sri Lanka) : 8-3-11-2 vs UAE at Dambulla, 2004

Iqbal Qasim (Pakistan): 9-3-13-3 vs Bangladesh at Chittagong, 1988

Robin Singh (India): 9-2-13-3 vs Bangladesh at Colombo, 1997

Rashid Khan (Afghanistan): 9-3-13-2 vs Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi, 2018

3 - This was Afghanistan's 3rd win from 6 games over Bangladesh in ODI cricket and 2 of them came in Asia Cup.

24 - Rashid Khan became the 24th player to score fifty plus runs in ODI cricket on birthday. And his 31 balls fifty is the second quickest on birthday after Yusuf Pathan's 29 balls fifty against England at Indore back in 2008. 

50 - Rahmat Shah became the 6th player to appear in 50 or more ODIs for Afghanistan. 

Most ODI appearances for Afghanistan -

Mohammad Nabi - 103

Ashghar Afghan - 91

Samiullah Shenwari - 78

Mohammad Shahzad - 73

Dawlat Zadran - 72

Rahmat Shah - 50

112 - Number of wickets taken by Rashid Khan in ODI cricket - the joint most for Afghanistan. Mohammad Nabi has also taken 112 wickets in ODIs.

Most wickets for Afghanistan in ODI cricket -

112 - Rashid Khan

112 - Mohammad Nabi

98 - Dawlat Zadran

56 - Hamid Hasan

46 - Mirwais Ashraf 

136 - This 136-run win over Bangladesh is Afghanistan's fourth biggest win in terms of runs in ODI cricket.

Biggest win for Afghanistan in ODI cricket (By runs) -

154 vs Zimbabwe at Sharjah, 2018

146 vs Zimbabwe at Sharjah, 2018

138 vs Ireland at Sharjah, 2017

136 vs Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi, 2018

106 vs Zimbabwe at Harare, 2017 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 21 Sep, 2018

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