The Test and T20 fixtures, to be hosted by Bangladesh, were initially planned for February next year but a decision was taken to move it to June-July after both Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) agreed on the postponement.
Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan left the field injured against Bangladesh in their last match of the league phase in Chittagong on Saturday, before returning to bowl two overs and picking 2-27 in their four-wicket loss
Najibullah Zadran's unbeaten 30-ball 69 and excellent spells from skipper Rashid Khan (2/29) and Fareed Malik (2/35) guided Afghanistan to a 28-run win over Zimbabwe in a T20 tri-series game on Saturday in Dhaka. Catch highlights of Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, T20 here
Two unheralded players -- Ryan Burl and Afif Hossain -- showed their hitting prowess in the rain-affected first Twenty20 International match of the Tri-Series also involving Afghanistan at Dhaka on Friday. Catch highlights and cricket score of Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, T20I match here
The ICC suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference. But the ban is effective only in events hosted by the ICC, allowing the team to participate in the Bangladeshi tournament set to begin Friday, featuring the hosts and Afghanistan
Nazmul Hassan said Shakib Al Hasan has shown little interest or enthusiasm for the five-day game -- an attitude which would not have been helped by Bangladesh's 224-run loss to Afghanistan in Chittagong.
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