On the back of a masterful ton by Mohammad Shahzad, Afghanistan held on as they played to a thrilling tie against India in their Super Four Asia Cup clash in Dubai on Tuesday.
Bangladesh quick Mustafizur Rahman has earned praise from all quarters after he was able to defend eight runs in the final over of the match against Afghanistan.
Bangladesh and Pakistan's meeting in the final round of Asia Cup Super Four matches will effectively be a semi-final. This comes after Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by three runs in their match in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed gave high praise to Afghanistan's spinners even though the new Test nation fell to a narrow defeat against neighbours in the Asia Cup on Friday.