The 29-year-old stole the show with his power-hitting. He scored an unbeaten 43 off 17 balls, which included six sixes.

Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets to qualify for the Super 4 stage in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022. They became the first team to book their place in the next stage of the tournament.

Chasing 128, Najibullah Zadran scored an unbeaten 43 off 17 with the help of 6 sixes and a four to lead his team to an emphatic victory.

He was assisted by Ibrahim Zadran, who amassed 42 not out off 41 balls, laced with 4 fours.

Earlier, the Mohammad Nabi-led team restricted Bangladesh to 127, with Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan taking three wickets each, respectively.

In the first contest of the tournament, Afghanistan had thumped Sri Lanka by 8 wickets.

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