Afghanistan and Bangladesh fans watch the Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi - in pictures

Big crowd at the Zayed Cricket Stadium for the final group game of the Asia Cup

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Both Afghanistan and Bangladesh are already through to the Super Four stages of the Asia Cup.

But that did not bother their respective supporters as they created a carnival atmosphere at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday in the final group game before the Super Four action starts on Friday.

Afghanistan made 255-7 in their innings, with Hashmatullah Shahidi (58) and Rashid Khan (57 not out) both hitting half-centuries. Bangladesh have begun their run chase and are 17-2 after five overs.

Afghanistan will remain in Abu Dhabi on Friday to play Pakistan, while Bangladesh head to Dubai to take on India.


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