Afghanistan Creates History, Reaches Semifinals: Bangladesh’s Defeat Sends Australia Home After Afghanistan Thrilling 8-Run Win

In a thrilling match, Afghanistan secured a significant victory against Bangladesh by 8 runs in the latest Super 8 encounter of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. This win marks a historic moment for Afghanistan cricket, as they advance to the semifinals for the first time in an ICC tournament.

With this victory, Afghanistan’s hopes of reaching the semifinals are now fulfilled, while Bangladesh exits the tournament after losing to Australia.

Afghanistan Creates History

Australia has managed to secure only one win out of the three matches in the Super 8 and has 2 points. Afghanistan has won 2 matches and has entered the semifinals with 4 points.

Now, on June 27th, Afghanistan will face South Africa in Trinidad at 6:00 AM in the semifinals. On the same day, India will play against England in Guyana at 8:00 PM.

Rashid Khan Leads Afghanistan to Victory Against Bangladesh

Today, Rashid Khan won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh. Afghanistan set a target of 115 runs. Rahmanullah Gurbaz played exceptionally well, scoring the highest with 43 runs.

Rashid Khan Leads Afghanistan to Victory Against Bangladesh

Bangladesh struggled throughout their innings, losing wickets consistently. Liton Das fought a lone battle, scoring 54 runs, but couldn’t find support from other batsmen. Bangladesh’s team was bowled out for 105 runs.

Afghanistan’s fast bowler, Naveen-ul-Haq, took 2 wickets in the 18th over, securing a victory for Afghanistan. Captain Rashid Khan also contributed significantly with 4 wickets in the match.

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