Rashid Khan picked up four wickets after the second rain break before Naveen-ul-Haq snared two as Afghanistan clinched the thriller by just eight runs to make the T20 World Cup semi-final for the first time in history. Litton Das put on a valiant show on with his half-century knock, but lacked support from the other end, as he remained unbeaten on 54 in Bangladesh's failure to chase down the revised target of 114.

The rain stopped play once again after Naveen-ul-Haq put Bangladesh on the backfoot with a two-wicket over. He got the better of Najmul Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan. Meanwhile, Fazalhaq Farooqi drew the first blood and

dismissed Tanzid Hasan. Bangladesh are 31/3 in 3.2 overs. Earlier, The rain struck right after the Afghanistan innings which ended with a six by Rashid Khan. They managed to post 115/5 in 20 overs courtesy a late cameo by the skipper. 

Earlier, Afghanistan failed to take advantage of the powerplay and scored just 27. Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in the all-important clash on Tuesday. The Afghans decided to go unchanged from their last match where they outclassed Australia. While Bangladesh make a couple of changes.

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