Video: Shakib Al Hasan stars as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 62 runs

Shakib scored 51 and then scalped five wickets as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan to keep their hopes of making it to the semifinals alive.

Shakib Al Hasan’s allround show – 51 with the bat and five wickets with the ball – and Mushfiqur Rahim’s 83 were pivotal as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in the 31st match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Monday.

Put in to bat, Bangladesh posted 262 runs on the board as the two Bangladeshi veterans once again put their hands up. For Afghanistan, Mujeeb Ur Rahamn was their most successful bowler and returned with the figures of 3/39.

Chasing 263 runs to win, Afghanistan were bowled out for 200 in 47 overs. While Samiullah Shinwari scored 49 and skipper Gulbadin Naib scored 47, none of the other Afghanistan batsmen failed to contribute with the bat.

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