Afghan U-19 cricket team beat Bangladesh in their first warm-up match on Monday, sending a warning to Pakistan ahead of their first match in the World Cup.
U-19 Cricket Team Beats Bangladesh Ahead of World Cup
U-19 National Cricket Team has defeated Bangladesh by 56 runs in their first warm-up match on Monday ahead of the Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand.
The Afghan cricketers batted first and set 207 runs for Bangladesh in the 49th over. Azmatullah Omarzai scored 81 runs off 66 balls while Bahir Shah made 44 off 60.
The other player of the team, Ibrahim Zadran, hit 32 off 64.
The Bangladesh players only managed 150 runs after losing all their wickets by the 42nd over.
The Afghan players will face Namibia in their next warm-up match on Wednesday before they face Pakistan in their first match in the World Cup on Saturday.