[caption id="attachment_893792" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-893792" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Chris-Mpofu_AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="363" /> Chris Mpofu scalped four wickets as Afghanistan failed to build on a solid start. AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Rahmanullah Gurbaz smashed 61 off 47 balls as <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a> posted 155-8 in their <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh-tri-series-2019">tri-series Twenty20 international tournament</a> against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/zimbabwe">Zimbabwe</a> in Chittagong on Friday. <p></p> <p></p>Gurbaz helped Afghanistan make a flying start, putting on 83 runs in the opening stand with Hazratullah Zazai (31) before Zimbabwe clawed their way back into the contest. <p></p> <p></p>Chris Mpofu led Zimbabwe's fightback with a career best 4-30 while Tinotenda Mutombodzi claimed 2-18. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/bangladesh-tri-nation-series-2019-201190/live-scores/afghanistan-vs-zimbabwe-live-cricket-score-match-5-191736-full-scorecard.html"><strong>Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: LIVE Scorecard</strong></a> <p></p> <p></p>Afghanistan have already qualified for the final where they will face hosts Bangladesh on September 24. Zimbabwe have lost all their previous matches in the tournament. <p></p> <p></p>Earlier, Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat first in their third match of the series. <p></p> <p></p><strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/bangladesh-tri-nation-series-2019-201190/news/">TRI-NATION SERIES 2019 | LATEST NEWS</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza will retire after the match, bringing an end to his 18-year international career. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Bangladesh/">Bangladesh</a>, who will face Afghanistan in the final on September 24, are the third team in the tournament.