Shakib does it all as Bangladesh continue to impress

Put into bat, Bangladesh posted a clever 7-262 on a delayed lane after Shakib, who done 51, fake half-century partnerships with Tamim Iqbal (36) and Mushfiqur Rahim (83).

The left-arm spinner went on to lapse a tournament’s best bowling total of 5-29 as Afghanistan, all out for 200 in 47 overs, succumbed to their seventh better in a quarrel in a tournament.

Runs and wickets, is there anything Shakib Al Hasan can’t do.

Runs and wickets, is there anything Shakib Al Hasan can’t do.Source:AP

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won a toss and inaugurated to margin dual days after his team’s narrow-miss opposite India during a same Hampshire Bowl.

As has been their practice, off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman began with a new round and tasted success in his third over when Liton Das gathering him to brief cover.

Mohammad Nabi breached Tamim’s counterclaim and Afghanistan scarcely had two-in-two after Shakib was adjudged lbw to Rashid Khan in a initial round of a subsequent over.

The batsman immediately reviewed and got a preference overturned after a ball-tracker reliable a round would have sailed over a stumps.

Shakib combined 61 runs with Mushfiqur though Mujeeb discharged him and Soumya Sarkar in a two-wicket detonate to brace behind Bangladesh.

Shakib’s fifth 50-plus measure in 6 innings contained usually one four, illustrating a slowness of a lane where bounds were a rarity. He now has 476 runs in a tournament, leapfrogging Australian opener David Warner (447), after nonetheless another stellar performance.

Mushfiqur brought adult his fifty with a usually 6 of a Bangladesh innings and also strike 4 boundaries.

After promulgation down 10 overs of middle pace, Naib returned half an hour after to give Afghanistan a strong, if not flying, start.

Shakib Al Hasan has overtaken David Warner during a tip of a runscoring charts.

Shakib Al Hasan has overtaken David Warner during a tip of a runscoring charts.Source:Getty Images

He and Rahmat Shah helped Afghanistan in. towards a 50-mark when Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza introduced Shakib and a left-arm spinner struck with his fifth delivery.

Shah attempted a shy lift shot that found Tamim during mid-on and over for 24.

Shakib derailed Afghanistan’s follow in a 29th over when he discharged Naib for 47 and, dual balls later, sent behind a scoreless Nabi.

The compare was effectively over when former captain Asghar Afghan fell to Shakib in a 33rd over.

Samiullah Shinwari done a daring 49 not out down a sequence though was left stranded.