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  1. Bangladesh won by 105 runs
  2. Afghanistan 162 all out (42.5 overs)
  3. Bangladesh 267 (50 overs) after winning toss
  4. Pool A match in Canberra

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By Adam Williams and Mark Mitchener

All times stated are UK

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That's all folks

So that's day five of the World Cup wrapped up.

Some encouragement for the debutants Afghanistan despite the eventual margin of defeat.

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Stephan Shemilt's full report from Manuka Oval.

That's not the end of the cricket for today - we'll resume later with the action from Nelson as Zimbabwe meet UAE in Pool B from 21:30 GMT.

Make sure you join us and thanks once again for stopping by.

Taskin Ahmed celebrates
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Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"What's excellent about World Cups is it shows the diversity of communities across Australia and New Zealand and makes you realise just how many communities there are across the world."

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Captain's reaction

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza: "As I said before, the first match in the World Cup is very important, and we set the tone.

"We had a reasonable start today though later on it got a bit close, but Shakib and Mushfiqur Rahim were brilliant.

"This kind of match always has pressure, but I am very happy as the boys adapted very well."

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

"We've seen great crowds so far for this tournament. Crowds of more than 10,000 both here today and in Hamilton when South Africa played Zimbabwe. I hope that intensity continues as it makes for a great atmosphere."

Captain's reaction

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi: "We bowled very well in the first 35 overs, especially the fast bowlers who took early wickets.

"Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim played very well in the middle and took the score to [beyond] 260. Three wickets down for three runs was not a good start on the batting side, but in the middle Nawroz and Samiullah took the game on.

"It is not a good start in the World Cup but hopefully we will play better in the next game."

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi

As it stands

Here's what that win for Bangladesh does for the standings in Pool A.

Pool A table
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Admittedly it's early days, but Afghanistan have come out of that game with a better net run rate than England or Scotland.

Player reaction

Man of the match, Bangladesh wicketkeeper and batsman Mushfiqur Rahim: "We were under the pressure as the favourites and expected to win the game.

"But in a World Cup anyone can win any game. Hopefully we will carry on that momentum into the next game.

"We need to push our paddle - it will not be easy against Australia at the Gabba, but we will hopefully give our best shot against them."

Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim
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Final scorecard

Afghanistan 162 all out (42.5 overs)

Batsmen: Mirwais 10*, Aftab 8*

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Javed Ahmadi 1), 2-2 (Afsar Zazai 1), 3-3 (Asghar Stanikzai 1), 4-65 (Nawroz Mangal 27), 5-78 (Samiullah Shenwari 42), 6-136 (Najibullah Zadran 17), 7-136 (Mohammad Nabi 44), 8-154 (Mirwais Ashraf 10), 9-154 (Hamid Hassan 0), 10-162 (Aftab Alam 14)

Bowling figures: Mortaza 9-2-20-3, Rubel 6-0-27-1, Taskin 7-0-23-1, Shakib 8.5-0-43-2, Mahmudullah 8-1-31-1, Soumya 3-0-13-0, Sabbir 1-0-4-0

Bangladesh 267 all out (50 overs) - Mushfiqur 71, Shakib 63

Bangladesh won by 105 runs

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Bangladesh celebrate win

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Bangladesh will be delighted with their victory in front of this 'home' crowd. They looked very shaky at the start when they were four wickets down, but they built an excellent partnership between Shakib and Mushfiqur Rahim. Since that, they looked in charge to take this game home.

"They could cause an upset against an England side that are hit and miss. The group is strong with Australia and New Zealand, but they will be looking at touching up England and Scotland. Sneak a couple of wins and they will think they can do well in this group."

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Victory for Bangladesh

A bit of a tame end to what was, at times, a very watchable and entertaining game. On paper, it's a pretty comprehensive win for Bangladesh, but Afghanistan asked questions of them at times and with a bit more discipline and experience, they could have been chasing a lot less. Stay with us, we'll have more reaction.

Bangladesh fans celebrate victory
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Bangladesh win by 105 runs

Aftab run out 14 (Afg 162)

It's all over as confusion breaks out between the last Afghanistan pair. Aftab hits one to point. There's a diving stop in the field. They say yes, they say no, they almost meet in the middle and all the while the throw comes in and Aftab is run out and that's the game. Bangladesh win by 105 runs.


Mushfiqur Rahim completes a run out

Six from Aftab

Afg 162-9

Aftab isn't finished yet and he clubs a huge six straight down the ground off Shakib.

Neil Manthorp

BBC Test Match Special

"This is turning into a pretty resounding victory for Bangladesh, and a pretty resounding defeat for Afghanistan. But there has been a lot for the losing side to be happy about, particularly the bowling in the first half of the Bangladesh innings."

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Afg 154-9 (target 268)

One fast bowler makes way for another as Shapoor Zadran comes in at number 11 for Afghanistan. He's been padded up a while though in the changing room as the television cameras have shown.

Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

"Shakib Al Hasan has scored a fifty and taken two wickets in a match 15 times now in 142 ODIs. This is 10.42% of his matches. He is the only player to have done this in more than 10% of his matches (minimum 50 ODIs)."


Hamid c Anamul b Taskin 0 (Afg 154-9)

Hamid Hassan - who dazzled us earlier with his colourful headband - takes a swing at a fullish ball outside off from Taskin, but only manages to pick out point. Not long to go now.


Taskin celebrates the wicket of Hamid
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Neil Manthorp

BBC Test Match Special

"That really was the bowler's wicket. Shakib tempted his man, gave him the bait and Mirwais Ashraf could not resist it."


Mirwais c Sabbir b Shakib 10 (Afg 154-8)

Buoyed by his efforts two balls earlier, Mirwais tries to repeat his shot, but some canny bowling from Shakib holds the pace back a bit. The ball skews towards long-off and Sabbir takes the catch on the rope.


Six for Mirwais

Afg 154-7

Mirwais despatches one over the ropes off Shakib for a beautiful maximum over deep square leg.

Scorecard update

Afghanistan 146-7 (40 overs)

Batsmen: Mirwais 10*, Aftab 8*

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Javed Ahmadi 1), 2-2 (Afsar Zazai 1), 3-3 (Asghar Stanikzai 1), 4-65 (Nawroz Mangal 27), 5-78 (Samiullah Shenwari 42), 6-136 (Najibullah 17), 7-136 (Nabi 44)

Bowling figures: Mortaza 9-2-20-3, Rubel 6-0-27-1, Taskin 6-0-22-0, Shakib 7-0-28-1, Mahmudullah 8-1-31-1, Soumya 3-0-13-0, Sabbir 1-0-4-0

Bangladesh 267 all out (50 overs) - won toss

Full scorecard

Afg 146-7 (need 122 more to win off 60 balls)

Bangladesh captain Mortaza will be delighted his side have seemingly come through this game with a win after a testing start earlier. Until Shakib and Mushfiqur came together for their fifth-wicket partnership of 114, they were under the cosh a bit. That's nine overs bowled for the skipper with figures of 3-20.

Neil Manthorp

BBC Test Match Special

"This will be a huge source of relief to Bangladesh after they were so tentative in the first 20 overs. They really back themselves for a place in the quarter-finals. They believe they have the fast bowling base covered for the first time at a World Cup. People will say their last series win was only against Zimbabwe, but they did win that 5-0."

Afg 145-7 (target 268)

Afghanistan will have won some admirers for this fighting display today with both bat and ball, having been 3-3 earlier. They look like a side capable of causing some real problems for the Test-playing nations later in the competition, including England of course. Shakib Al Hasan gets the Aftab treatment this over as he hits a one-bounce four straight down the ground.

Afg 140-7 (Mortaza 8-2-19-3)

Aftab Alam and Mirwais Ashraf are the new men at the crease for Afghanistan after those two quick wickets. Aftab flays one away, clearing his front leg and it races to the point boundary for four. Not hanging around then. That's three wickets to the Bangladesh captain Mortaza after he claimed the scalp of Nabi.

Jim Maxwell

BBC Test Match Special

"Nabi has made an absolute hash of that shot. He tried to drive but he has half slogged it and half mishit it and it has looped to mid-off, where the simplest of catches was taken by Soumya Sarkar. Two wickets in two balls."


Nabi c Sarkar b Mortaza 44 (Afg 136-7)

Disaster for Afghanistan as two go down in two balls. Nabi takes a swing at a half-volley from Mortaza, but can only pick out mid-off. He sliced at it and that's the end of the captain's knock and probably his side's slim chances.


Russel Arnold

Ex-Sri Lanka all-rounder on BBC Test Match Special

"The call to review came from Nabi, the captain who is the non-striker. From the angle we are at, it looked initially like it hit him outside the line. It remains out because it is an umpire's call, and he gave the decision, but if you look at the replays 98% of the ball is outside the map. That is so unlucky."


Najibullah lbw b Shakib 17 (Afg 136-6)

We go through the DRS protocal. Replays show the impact was an "umpire's call" and turning back to the left-hander to take out the top of middle stump. Time for Najibullah to go as the decision stands.


Shakib Al Hasan celebrates the wicket of Najibullah
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Umpire review

Afg 136-5

Big shout from Shakib Al Hasan for leg before against Najibullah. It's given out, but he immediately calls for a review.

Stephan Shemilt

BBC Sport in Canberra

"Without the regular clatter of wickets, the atmosphere has dropped ever so slightly. It's all relative, because we still have chanting, drumming and whistles, but when Afghanistan were 3-3 Canberra was electric. I just wonder if the Bangladesh fans are tiny bit nervous..."

powerplayBatting Powerplay

Afg 131-5 (need 137 more to win off 84 balls)

It's batting powerplay time for Afghanistan and the required rate is just under 10 an over. Not completely impossible. Nabi brings up the 50 partnership with a lofted drive over mid-off as he makes some room to free his arms. Only five off the over though despite the captain's attacking intent.

Russel Arnold

Ex-Sri Lanka all-rounder on BBC Test Match Special

"If this pair can get the required run target below two figures, the Bangladesh nerves will start to creep in. They will look at the scoreboard and think 'We cannot make a mistake now'. That is when a team is tested."

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Afg 126-5 (target 268)

Rubel continues from the Swimming Pool End - it's pictured below again in case you missed it earlier. Mr Mitchener informs me there is a Duck Pond End in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (maybe the two could be twinned?). Mohammed Nabi is upping the rate with a couple of fours in succession to move this partnership in sight of 50.

Swimming Pool end
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Full house in capital city

The exact crowd figure for today is 10,972 - a record for the Manuka Oval.

The Manyuka Oval in Canberra
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Afg 117-5 (need 151 more to win from 96 balls)

Shakib Al Hasan comes back on to bowl to huge cheers from the capacity crowd, which is just a touch under 11,000 at Manuka Oval. Nabi continues to tick the board over with a fine sweep for four. It's time for another drinks breaks as the branded cart makes its way out on to the field.

Russel Arnold

Ex-Sri Lanka all-rounder on BBC Test Match Special

"It was always a tall order for Afghanistan, chasing down 268 on a pitch taking a little spin. Mahmudullah and Shakib Al Hasan are quality spinners, but the moment that the fast bowlers picked up three wickets Bangladesh were in charge. They have had a stranglehold throughout and have showed a lot of good discipline, with a couple of good catches being taken. They have not let Afghanistan off the hook at all."

Afg 110-5 (need 158 to win from 102 balls)

Rubel is back on the field and back on to bowl after that nasty looking knee injury after he took the catch on the boundary to dismiss Nawroz. More tidy stuff from the right-arm seamer and just five are added from his return over.

Rubel Hossain takes a catch

Emal Pasarly

BBC Pashto Service in Canberra

"In a drum contest Afghanistan would have won by now."

Here are some people watching the game in Afghanistan:

People watch the cricket in Afghanistan

Afg 105-5 (target 268)

I once saw Mohammad Nabi playing for the MCC in a match against Sri Lanka A at Arundel when he was with the Young Cricketers. He showed his big hitting ability by getting off the mark in both innings with a six. Afghanistan could do with some of that right now. He plays an out of control pull off Soumya, which falls safe. But the captain accidentally runs in to the bowler as he ball watches. Looks like he'll have a bashed nose for his troubles after that.

Mohammad Nabi

Tim Gavel

BBC Test Match Special

"100 runs come up for Afghanistan, and that gives the ground staff the chance to use the flame burners!"