Afghanistan won their first ever T20I series against Bangladesh. Already 1-0 up in the series at Dehradun, Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 6 wickets in the second match. Opting to bat first, Bangladesh put up only 134 for 8 in 20 overs. Tamim Iqbal was the top-scorer with 43, but he got them at a strike rate of under 90. Rashid Khan starred with the ball again, picking up 4 for 12. He was well supported my Mohammad Nabi who finished with 4-0-19-2. Then Samiullah Shenwari (49) and Nabi (31*) won it for the team with 7 balls to spare.

Afghanistan bowlers restricted Bangladesh to 134 for 8 in 20 overs © AFP
Afghanistan bowlers restricted Bangladesh to 134 for 8 in 20 overs © AFP
Samiullah Shenwari played a match winning knock of 49 © AFP
Samiullah Shenwari played a match-winning knock of 49 © AFP
Mohammad Nabi took Afghanistan home by scoring quick 31 off 50 © AFP
Mohammad Nabi took Afghanistan home by scoring 31 not out in 15 balls; he had earlier taken 2 for 19 © AFP
Afghanistan clinch maiden series win against Bangladesh © AFP
Afghanistan clinch maiden series win against Bangladesh © AFP

Brief Scores 

Bangladesh 134 for 8 in 20 overs [Tamim Iqbal 43 (48), Mushfiqur Rahim 22(18); Rashid Khan 4-0-12-4, Mohammad Nabi 4-0-19-2] lost to Afghanistan 135 for 4 in 18.5 overs [Samiullah Shenwari 49(41), Mohammad Nabi 31(15); Mosaddek Hossain 3-0-21-2] by 6 wickets with 7 balls to spare.

Man of the match: Rashid Khan