Bangladesh Beats Afghanistan by 105 runs at World Cup debut match

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 17:03

Afghanistan's World Cup debut ended in a disappointing 105-run defeat by Asian rivals Bangladesh at Canberra's Manuka Oval today.

Chasing a target of 268, Afghanistan never recovered from slumping to three for three inside three overs in the Pool A game and were dismissed for 162 in the 43rd over.

Bangladesh had been bowled out for 267 off the last ball of their 50 overs, with Mushfiqur Rahim top-scoring with 71 off 56 balls while star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan chipped in with 63 off 51 balls.