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Bangladesh U19 Makes History, Wins Maiden ACC Asia Cup

In a spectacular display of talent and determination, Bangladesh Under-19 emerged victorious, claiming their inaugural ACC Under-19 Asia Cup title with a resounding 195-run triumph over the UAE. The final, held at the Dubai International Stadium, witnessed an exceptional performance by the young Tigers, who showcased their prowess in both batting and bowling disciplines.

Batting Brilliance

Ashiqur Rahman Shibli, a standout performer, played a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s success by crafting a marvelous century. His outstanding innings of 129 runs off 149 deliveries laid the foundation for Bangladesh’s formidable total of 282-8 in 50 overs. Complemented by impactful contributions from Chowdhury Mohammad Rizwan and Ariful Islam, who both notched half-centuries, the young Tigers set a daunting target after being asked to bat.

Dominant Bowling Display

The bowlers, inspired by their captain Mahfuzur Rahman Rabby, executed a commendable performance to dismantle the UAE batting lineup. The hosts were restricted to a mere 87 runs in 24.5 overs, underscoring Bangladesh’s dominance in the final. The bowlers’ collective effort showcased precision, discipline, and strategic acumen, with the UAE struggling to counter the relentless attack.

Ashiqur Rahman Shibli’s Record-breaking Run

Ashiqur Rahman Shibli emerged as the tournament’s highest run-getter, amassing an impressive 378 runs in five innings. His consistency and match-winning performances were integral to Bangladesh’s journey to the top, and his second century in the final underscored his exceptional form throughout the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup.

Historical Milestone

This triumph marks a historic achievement for Bangladesh Under-19, as they add the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup title to their accolades. It is a testament to the team’s skill, resilience, and unity under the leadership of Captain Mahfuzur Rahman Rabby.


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