AFG vs BAN 2018 : T20I Series - Statistical Preview

All the major stats and facts all you need to know as Afghanistan take on Bangladesh in a 3 Match T20I series in Dehradun.

Afghanistan and Bangladesh will be playing first T20i series against each other. (Photo - ESPNCricinfo)

Afghanistan and Bangladesh will play a 3 match T20I series at Dehradun in India. The 3 matches will be played on 3, 5 and 7 June at the same venue. Afghanistan and Bangladesh are ranked 8th and 10th in the ICC T20I team rankings respectively.

Afghanistani players are very much familiar with these conditions and players like Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi would continue their IPL form and on the other hand, Bangladesh too will be playing their first series after the Nidahas T20I trophy where they lost to Indian in the final.

All the major stats and facts all you need to know as Afghanistan take on Bangladesh in a 3 Match T20I series in Dehradun :

1 - Afghanistan and Bangladesh have played one T20I match against each other in the WT20 2014 in Dhaka which Bangladesh won by 9 wickets.

2 - Shakib Al Hasan needs 2 more wickets to complete 500 international wickets and he will become the third player to complete the double of 10000 runs and 500 wickets in international cricket after Jacques Kallis (25534 runs & 577 wickets) and Shahid Afridi ( 11196 runs & 541 wickets).

39 - All-rounder Mohammad Nabi needs 39 more runs to become the second Afghanistani player to score 1000 T20I runs after Mohammad Shahzad (1816).

47 - Number of wickets taken by Rashid Khan for Afghanistan in T20I format and needs 3 more wickets to become the second Afghanistani player to take 50 T20I wickets after Mohammad Nabi (61).

49 - Rashid Khan has taken 49 wickets in 30 T20I matches (47 wickets for AFG and 2 wickets for World XI) and needs 1 more wicket in next match to become the joint second fastest to reach 50 T20I wickets milestone.

107 - Sabbir Rahman needs 107 more runs to become the 5th Bangladeshi player to score 1000 T20I runs after Tamim Iqbal (1385), Shakib Al Hasan (1237), Mahmudullah (1017) and Mushfiqur Rahim (1012).

2908 - Runs scored by Mahmudullah in T20 cricket and needs 92 more runs to achieve the 3000 T20 runs milestone.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 02 Jun, 2018

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