Afghanistan bundled out for 146

Bangladesh bowlers bowled in disciplined way to wrap up Afghanistan’s first innings for just 146 but chose not to follow-on in the one-off Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.

Afghanistan still were short of 37 runs to avoid the follow-on.Fast bowler Ebadot Hossain led the charge with 4-47 while left-arm pacer Shoriful Islam, offspinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz and left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed two wickets apiece.

Bangladesh which was bowled out for 382, overall took 236-run lead. Afghanistan though started the second day with positive note, taking Bangladesh’s last five wickets for just nine runs, their batters’ mindless batting dug their graveyard.

Afsar Zazai made team-high 36 while Nasir Jamal scored 35. Karim Janat was the other notable scorer with 21.

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