Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Dhaka, Bangladesh won by 546 runs: Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 546 runs in the only Test match played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. This is the biggest win in Test cricket in the 21st century.
Bangladesh had scored 382 runs in their first innings. In response, Afghanistan’s team was reduced to 146 runs. After this, Bangladesh declared by scoring 425 runs for 4 wickets in the second innings and bundled out Afghanistan for just 115 runs. In this way, Bangladesh registered a huge victory of 546 runs. This is the third biggest win in the history of Test cricket.
Najmul Hossain Shanto scored centuries in both the innings
Bangladesh’s batsmen and bowlers both performed brilliantly in the one-off Test against Afghanistan. In the first innings, opener Mahmudal Hasan scored 76 and number three batsman Najmul Hossain Shanto scored a brilliant century of 146 runs. At the same time, Mushfiqur Rahim scored 47 and Mehndi Hasan Miraj scored 48 runs. After this, fast bowler Ebadat Hussain took four wickets in bowling. On the other hand, Taijul Islam, Mehndi Hasan Miraj and Shoriful Islam got two successes each.
Najmul Hossain Shanto once again scored a century for Bangladesh in the second innings. This time Shanto scored 124 runs. He got the Player of the Match award for scoring a century in both the innings. Apart from this, Mominul Haque scored 121 runs. At the same time, opener Zakir Hasan scored 71 and captain Litton Das scored an unbeaten 66 runs. In bowling, Taskin Ahmed took four wickets and Shoriful Islam took three wickets. Ebadat Hussain and Mehndi Hasan Miraj got one success each.
Bangladesh broke 112-year-old record by winning Test by 546 runs
In terms of runs in Test cricket, Bangladesh now has the third biggest win. England is at number one and Australia at number two in this record list. England won by 675 runs in 1928. At the same time, Australia won the Test match in 1934 by 562 runs.
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