ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh crush Afghanistan by 105 runs

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Welcome to our live updates of the 7th match being played between Bangladesh and Afghanistan of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 from Canberra.

Afghanistan Innings

Over 42.5 || Score 162/10

With wicket of Zardan Banladesh managed to seal their opening match against Afghanistan. They beat the minnows quite convincingly by 105 runs.

 

Bangladesh Innings

Over 50 || Score 267/10

Cameo by skipper Mashrafe Mortaza (14 off 9) in the death overs helped Bangladesh to put up a challenging total of 267 runs in front of Afghanistan. Earlier, Mushfiqur Rahim (71) and Shakib Al Hasan (63) played crucial roles for their side in the middle overs of the innings. But Afghanistan bowlers bowled really well throughout to restrict Bangladesh from scoring an imposing total.

 

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