Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi says his team learned valuable lessons during the Asia Cup, including what it feels like to win against a Test-playing nation, but conceded that their batting needed a lot of work.
India made light work of their Asia Cup fixture against Afghanistan on Wednesday, winning by eight wickets and with tons of time to spare as they only needed 160 runs for victory.
Sri Lanka recorded 253 for six in their Asia Cup match against Afghanistan, a middling batting effort, but managed to defend that as they won by 129 runs and bowled the crowd favourites out for 124 to reach the final.
Batsman Asghar Stanikzai basked in historic success on Saturday, after Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs in a crucial Asia Cup fixture at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah.
Afghanistan recorded a shock win over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup in Fatullah on Saturday, winning by 32 runs after a superb all-round effort with bat and ball.
@Karma... The Commonwealth is possibly the worst I have seen it in years. Getting crushed 0 - 5 by an up and coming Australia must hurt right ...yes, especially after we beat them easily at home 3 months...Have Your Say