Afghanistan have reached their biggest delight in usually their fourth diversion opposite a Full Member nation, something that they trust is in itself a large achievement. So most so, that a country’s boss Hamid Karzai has already done a congratulatory call to a captain Mohammad Nabi.
“Everyone is happy behind home,” Nabi told ESPNcricinfo. “The boss only called us to wish everyone. We are only too happy. The boys played brilliantly. Samiullah and Stanikzai were a winning partnership. They took us out of difficulty and gave us a good measure to defend.”
Asghar Stanikzai, who done an dominant 90 to set adult a 32-run win over Bangladesh, pronounced that it will have a large impact behind in their homeland.
“It is a chronological win for Afghanistan,” Stanikzai said. “This is fourth time we played opposite a large nation. It is a outrageous feat since we don’t consider any Associate member kick a Full Member in their fourth exposure.
“Every singular feat depends large behind home. It has a outrageous impact. Cricket will grow even some-more with this victory. It is a certain advocacy of cricket during home. We have achieved a lot in a brief time. This will move a lot of complacency and wealth behind home. Everyone will be celebrating behind home.”
Stanikzai described how he designed his innings, a illusory bid underneath a resources as he and Man of a Match Samiullah Shenwari incited a waves from being down on 90 for 5 in a 27th over. It was a technically shining innings, and complemented good with Shenwari’s leisure with a bat.
“My categorical pursuit is to play as prolonged as possible, play a 50 overs. The other batsmen play around me. The conditions was not good for us.
“I had to stay and concentration on any singular ball. we scored 30-odd in 70-plus balls. we know my capability, we can make 70 off 30 balls. we had to take a diversion compartment a finish and make it a bit longer. It paid off, and we done 100 in a final 10 overs.”
When fortifying a total, Afghanistan pounded Bangladesh in front and afterwards took 4 wickets in 8 balls between a finish of a 40th over to a start of a 42nd.
They forsaken 5 catches, 4 off Nasir Hossain’s bat during his 41, and one when Ziaur Rahman done a last-ditch attempt. Stanikzai joked about a catches, a initial of that was forsaken by him, though certified that it was indeed a bit of nerves that influenced him.
“We didn’t wish to kick Bangladesh so comprehensively, so we forsaken a few catches (smiles),” Stanikzai said. “Jokes apart, it is a story creation for each singular boy. They are really vehement and happy. That competence be a box because one or dual chances went down.”
So how does Afghanistan celebrate? Team manager Shafiqullah Stanikzai pronounced that it is by doing a normal Pashto dance.
“Normally we applaud with a Attan,” a manager said. “It is a normal dance and we do it utterly a lot. we consider Shapoor [Zadran] and [Mohammad] Shahzad are a party-makers for us and they will do a party.”