Bangladesh, who lost their first match in the rain by 17 runs, were knocked out of the tournament by a score of 189 in 43.2 overs, with Ebadbot Hossain unable to take part in the game due to a muscle strain.
The 142-run loss was Bangladesh’s biggest in an ODI series with Afghanistan and only their third loss at home since 2015. Mushfiqur Rahim, who played his 250th ODI match, led Bangladesh with 69 runs scored.
Liton Das, who led the team in Tamim Iqbal’s absence, decided to play the number one, and it turned out to be a failure, to the horror of local fans.
Gurbaz started the game with an elegant shot on Mustafizur Rahman’s goal.
Bangladesh bowlers acted erratically, giving away 33 extra balls, playing Gurbaz too short and failing to trouble Zadran.
After eight fours and six sixes, Gurbaz lifted his fourth century in exactly 100 balls, tucking the pitch of left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan towards midwicket for a single.
He scored the next 45 runs in just 24 balls before Shakib put him on his foot from a pitch that continued to stay low. Gurbaz reviewed the ball in vain, but his 145 points was Afghanistan’s second ODI record.
Zadran reached his fourth century with 118 balls, ferrying Mustafizur to sweeper cover for a single.
Shakib with 2-50 was the only bowler to allow less than 6 runs per game as they