Rashid Khan has displaced former Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from the top of the all-rounders' list ICC ODI Player Rankings after the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
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 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.
Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali, and Afghanistan duo of Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have all been fined 15 per cent of their match fees.
Pakistan became the first team in the Asia Cup 2018 to chase down a score of more than 250 as they beat Afghanistan by three wickets.