Afghanistan qualified for the Super 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2022 after beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in Sharjah on Tuesday.
Mohammad Nabi’s men backed up its comprehensive over Sri Lanka in the tournament opener with another all-round display as it made it two out of two wins in the group stage.
This is the second time Afghanistan has made the last four stages in the tournament since its debut in 2014. In the 2018 edition held in the ODI format in UAE, Afghanistan beat Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to qualify for the Super 4. It finished fourth in the tournament behind champion India, runner-up Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Afghanistan has won seven of the 12 T20Is it has played so far this year. Its win places Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in a virtual knockout match for the second Super 4 spot from Group B on Thursday.