Bangladesh, Afghanistan share the trophy as rain washes out final
Bangladesh and shared the trophy after the final was washed out without a ball being bowled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday.
The Final of Tri-nation T20I Series between Afghanistan and @BCBtigers is abandoned due to rain in Dhaka. The trophy will be shared between both Finalists. Afghanistan won two and lost two of their matches in the Tri-series.#AFGvBAN#Triseriespic.twitter.com/5OCPRTOgsk.Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) September 24, 2019
Match officials declared the game abandoned at 9pm local time (1500GMT) as the rain showed no sign of stopping -- making it impossible to hold even a curtailed-over game.
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It means hosts Bangladesh got a hand on the trophy of a Twenty20 tournament involving more than two teams for the first time in their history.
The wash-out also rounded off a mixed tournament for both teams as Bangladesh won three of their four matches in the league phase, while Afghanistan won their first two matches before losing the next two. Zimbabwe were the other team of the tournament.
(With inputs from AFP).