The home team Bangladesh’s recent performance is not good in the shortest format of international cricket. They have lost their last eight T20I’s against different teams. The visitor team Afghanistan showed their skills in t20I cricket over the years. 211/4 is the highest total of the venue scored by the home team against Windies in 2018. In 2019, the Afghanistan team scored 197/5 against Zimbabwe on this ground. On Sep 15, 2019, Afghanistan scored 164 runs against Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, and won that match by 25 runs.
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 1st T20I Highlights today, Thursday 3-3-2022 – 1st T20I (D/N), Afghanistan tour of Bangladesh from Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
Last five completed T20Is; the most recent first
Bangladesh have won the toss and will bat first.
Bangladesh team: 1. Litton (wk), 2. Naim, 3. Shakib, 4. Mahmudullah (capt), 5. Yasir, 6. Afif, 7. Munim, 8. Mahedi, 9. Nasum, 10. Shohidul, 11. Mustafizur.
Afghanistan team: 1 Rahmanullah (wk), 2 Zazai, 3 Najibullah, 4 Nabi (capt), 5 Rashid, 6 Azmatullah, 7 Mujeeb, 8 Karim, 9 Fazalhaq, 10 Qais, 11 Darwish.
Match Timings: 09:00 GMT | 15:00 Local
Umpires – Masudur Rahman, Tanvir Ahmed
TV Umpires – Gazi Sohel
Match Referee – Akhtar Ahmad
Reserve Umpire – Morshed Ali Khan
Match number – T20I no. 1495