Afif’s heroic effort seals victory for Bangladesh

In the Hong Kong Super Sixes, Bangladesh have won their 3rd match by six runs against Australia courtesy of young gun Afif Hossain’s heroic all round performance. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ আফিফের নৈপুণ্যে অস্ট্রেলিয়ার বিপক্ষে বাংলাদেশের নাটকীয় জয়]

In the last over, Australia needed 14 runs to win the match and Afif was the man to bowl the last over. He just conceded 1 run in the first ball. The next three balls were dot balls. In total, he just conceded 7 runs in the last over to clinch victory for Bangladesh.

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Australia’s highest scorer was John Hastings who scored 32 runs with four sixes and 1 four which kept Australia well alive in the chase. 

Earlier after winning the toss, Bangladesh elected to bat first and scored 88 runs in their 5 overs losing 2 wickets. Afif was the man once again with the bat too as he scored with 6 fours and 1 six.

Watch the winning moments of Bangladesh against Australia

 

Brief score: 

  • BAN 88/2 (5 ov) | Afif 34* | Reardon 1/16
  • AUS 82/1 (5 ov) Hastings 32 | Afif 1-0-7-0