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Sports

Web Desk
June 24, 2019

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh rout Afghanistan by 62 runs

Sports

Web Desk
Mon, Jun 24, 2019

SOUTHAMPTON:Bangladesh boosted their bid to reach the World Cup semi-finals as Shakib Al Hasan´s superb all-round display inspired a 62-run win over Afghanistan on Monday.

Shakib´s 51 laid the foundations for Bangladesh to score 262-7 and made him the leading run-scorer in this year´s World Cup.

The 32-year-old then ripped through the Afghan batting line-up with his career-best ODI figures of 5-29 from 10 overs.

Earlier, Shakib became the leading run scorer in this year´s World Cup so far as his side posted a solid score after being put into bat.

Shakib´s 51 took him to 476 runs in the tournament, while Mushfiqur top-scored with 83 from 87 balls.


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