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Afif Hossain, a name to be remembered!

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CRICDOT DESK : Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat in Johannesburg. The team led by Tamim Iqbal lost 5 wickets for 34 runs in 12.4 overs. After that, Mahmudullah Riyad, the T20 captain of the Bangladesh team, tried to get the team back in the game with Afif Hossain. In the sixth wicket, they made a pair of 60 runs from 6 balls.

Mahmudullah, who was batting in the Test mood, opened his hand and caught the slip before playing. Riyadh returned with 94 runs in 26.1 overs. Before that he got a chance to score only 25 runs with the help of 3 boundaries from 44 balls.

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After returning to Riyadh, Afif Hossain picked up the second fifty in the 42nd match of his career by batting impeccably. He faced 69 balls and completed his half century with the help of 6 fours.

Captain Tamim Iqbal returned with 6 runs. Before batting in the number three position, Shakib made a golden call by catching Kagiso Rabada.

Then another opener Liton Das returned for 23 runs. He returned with 15 runs off 21 balls. Yasir Ali returned with just 2 runs off 14 balls. Mushfiqur returned with just 12 runs off 31 balls. Bangladesh lost the top order four-wicket wicket for 34 runs.

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