Top 5 Batters to Watch Out in BAN vs AFG Second ODI


Afghanistan won the first ODI against Bangladesh by 17 runs (DLS method), with Ibrahim Zadran scoring an unbeaten 41 winning runs. BAN vs AFG 2nd ODI is scheduled to be played on 8 July at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram. 

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In the first ODI, Bangladesh batted first and scored 169/9 runs, with Towhid Hridoy scoring 51. Afghanistan scored 83-2 in 21.4 overs and hence declared winner by Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method. The second ODI of the series will be interesting to watch, and here are the top 5 batters to watch out for in BAN vs AFG in the second ODI.

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan did not bat in the first ODI, but he is a world-class player who can take wickets in any conditions and score runs rapidly. He is especially dangerous in the middle overs, and he can turn the game on its head with a few good deliveries.

Towhid Hridoy

Towhid Hridoy scored the highest score for Bangladesh with 54 runs. He was the only batsman to score more than 50 runs and looked in good touch throughout his innings.

Ibrahim Zadran

Ibrahim Zadran scored 41 runs in Afghanistan’s successful chase. He was the second-highest scorer for Afghanistan, and he showed good composure and timing in his innings and went not out with sealing victory.

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi is an Afghan cricketer, one of the best all-rounders in the world. He is an off-spin bowler and a right-handed batsman. Nabi has been a key player on the Afghanistan national team since debuting in 2009. He has played in over 200 international matches, scoring 3020 runs and taking 143 wickets in the ODI format.

Liton Das

Das is the second leading run-scorer in the series, with 26 runs in the first inning. He is a dangerous batsman who can score runs and has a good record against Afghanistan. In the first ODI against Bangladesh, Khan bowled nine overs, took two wickets, and gave away only 21 runs.