Bangladesh helped their offer to achieve the World Cup semi-finals as Shakib Al Hasan’s sublime all-round showcase propelled a 62-run prevail upon Afghanistan on Monday.
Shakib’s 51 established the frameworks for Bangladesh to score 262-7 and made him the main run-scorer in the current year’s World Cup.
The 32-year-old at that point tore through the Afghan batting line-up with his profession best ODI figures of 5-29 from 10 overs.
Shakib is just the second player in World Cup history to take five wickets and hit a 50 in a similar match after India’s Yuvraj Singh against Ireland in 2011.
“I needed to buckle down with the bat. I think the five wickets gave me more noteworthy delight, it was significant,” Shakib said. “I worked hard before the beginning of the competition. It’s the best set i’ve up been and it’s satisfying.”
Bangladesh, victors against South Africa and the West Indies prior in the competition, are up to fifth spot in the 10-group gathering stage.
They sit one point behind fourth-set England, who face Australia on Tuesday, in the race to seal a semi-last billet by means of a best four completion.
Mashrafe Mortaza’s side play India and Pakistan in their last two gathering matches.
“Shakib has been phenomenal all through the competition. We’ll attempt our dimension best against Pakistan and India. It’s still wide open,” Mashrafe said.
Afghanistan turned into the main group to be killed after a horrifying 11-run misfortune against India on Saturday, when Mohammed Shami’s last over cap trap denied them a celebrated miracle.
Gulbadin Naib’s group have lost each of the seven of their matches, leaving them with two recreations to abstain from completing the competition without a solitary point.
“Clearly we made two extreme recreations and today we missed something. Our handling gave away 30 to 40 additional runs,” Naib said.
Rahmat Shah and Gulbadin put on 49 for the primary wicket, giving Afghanistan any expectation of an unexpected success.
In any case, Shakib’s presentation brought the achievement as the spinner weaved his enchantment.
Rahmat imprudently flicked a compliment conveyance to Tamim Iqbal at mid-on and left for 24.
Hashmatullah Shahidi died when he attempted to quicken, puzzled by Mushfiqur Rahim off Mosaddek Hossain for 11.
Bangladesh had triumph in their sights after Shakib took two wickets in about four balls.
Gulbadin was evacuated for 47 subsequent to driving low to Liton Das at short additional spread before Mohammad Nabi was bowled through the door for a duck.
Shakib turned into the main Bangladesh player to take five wickets in the World Cup when he had Najibullah Zadran confused.
Prior, Shakib turned into the main run scorer in the current year’s World Cup so far as his side posted a strong score in the wake of being put into bat.
Shakib’s 51 took him to 476 keeps running in the competition, while Mushfiqur top-scored with 83 from 87 balls.
Liton succumbed to 16 in the wake of being tricked into a miscued drive by spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who completed with 3-39.
That brought Shakib to the wrinkle and he increased the rhythm with some forceful hitting that kept up his fine structure.
Whenever Shakib, who has two centuries as of now in the competition, dismantled Naib to the limit, it moved him over Australia’s David Warner’s 447 runs.
Tamim and Shakib put on their fourth progressive fifty organization in one-day internationals.
Shakib proceeded to turn out to be just the second player to hit six back to back 40 or more scores in a World Cup.
Not long after that achievement, Shakib raised his 50 years in 66 balls — his fifth score of at least 50 in this competition — to gigantic cheers from the Bangladesh fans who made up most of the group.
Shakib was unfit to transform his strong begin one more century, however he would contribute all that anyone could need with the ball to seal the triumph.