Second Bangladesh-Afghanistan T20I reduced to 17 overs

Second bangladesh-afghanistan t20i reduced to 17 overs0

After rain stopped play in the eighth over of the first game at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Sunday, the second and last T20I between Bangladesh and Afghanistan was cut down to 17 overs.

Before the break, the guests had scored 39 runs and lost two wickets.

At the end of the first six, Afghanistan was two down and 34 runs behind after Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed had struck twice in the Powerplay.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz was hit by Taskin Ahmed in the very first over of the game. Gurbaz edged one over third man for a maximum on the fourth ball of the over. He then tried to pull a short one toward the leg side, but the ball got too big for him, and he could only top edge it to the bowler as he was out for five balls and eight runs.

Taskin got his 50th wicket in a Twenty20 International, making him only the third bowler from Bangladesh to do so after Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman.

In the third over, the 28-year-old came back and hit the other starter, Hazratullah Zazai, for a five-ball four.

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