Sports Desk: Bangladesh started this year's Asia Cup with a loss. On the other hand, Afghanistan confirmed the Super Four first in this 7-wicket victory. On Tuesday (August 30) in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Mohammad Nabirah anchored the port of victory in 18.2 overs while playing the target of 128 runs given by Shakib. Najibullah Zadran and Ibrahim Zadran brought victory to Afghanistan, which lost three wickets for 62 runs in the match. Najibullah played an unbeaten innings of 43 runs off just 17 balls with 6 sixes and one four. Ibrahim scored 42 runs off 41 balls. 23 runs came from the bat of Hazratullah Jazai. Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and went into bat to collect 127 runs for 7 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs. Mosaddek Hossain Saikat remained unbeaten on 48 runs off 31 balls for Bangladesh. Former captain Mahmud Ullah Riyad scored 25 runs off 27 balls. Besides, 14 runs came from Sheikh Mehdi's bat. 11 came from captain Shakib's bat. Bangladesh XI: Naeem Sheikh, Enamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Sheikh Mehdi, Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman. Afghanistan XI: Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Nabeen ul Haq, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Fazl Haque Farooqui.