Afghanistan’s opener batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Jardan played century innings against Bangladesh.
BAN vs AFG: Afghanistan’s opener batsmen played strong innings and scored a century in the second ODI against Bangladesh. Batting first in this match, on the basis of century innings of both the batsmen, Afghanistan scored 331 runs for 9 wickets in 50 overs against Bangladesh. In this match, Afghanistan’s opener batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Jardan scored the fourth century of their ODI career and also shared more than 250 runs for the first wicket.
Centuries came out of the bat of Gurbaz and Jardan
In this match, Bangladesh had decided to bowl first after winning the toss, but both the opener batsmen of Afghanistan put their team in a strong position by sharing 256 runs for the first wicket. In this match, Gurbaz played an amazing inning and faced 125 balls and scored 145 runs. During his innings, Gurbaj hit 8 sixes and 13 fours.
Afghanistan’s second young opener, 21-year-old Ibrahim Jardan hit his fourth century of ODI career and he completed his century in 118 balls, although he was dismissed just after that, but his innings was also amazing. Jardan hit a six and 9 fours during his innings. Jardan is batting brilliantly for his team at a very young age and this was the first century of his ODI career against Bangladesh. However, after the dismissal of these two batsmen, the Afghanistan team faltered and the team’s score reached only 331 runs.
In this match, the command of the Bangladesh team remained in the hands of Liton Das, who was made the ODI captain of this team on Friday itself. Let us tell you that Bangladesh’s ODI captain Tamim Iqbal took retirement from international cricket on Thursday and on Friday he withdrew his retirement after meeting the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Tamim is yet to join the team after his return from retirement and Liton Das is leading the team.