As the people reached a strong position on the day of their one-off match against Bangladesh at Chittagong rahmat Shah became Afghanistan’s first Test centurion.
Rahmat hit 102, sharing a listing 120-run venture for the fourth wicket because his side posted 271-5 at 29, with Asghar Afghan, who remained unbeaten on 88.
Afghanistan initially fought after winning the toss, with Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam asserting his 100th Test wicket as he bamboozled Ihsanullah Janat (4) with a googly.
Taijul additionally eliminated debutant Ibrahim Zadran (21) and Afghanistan were 77-3 if Hashmatullah Shahidi (14) dropped to Mahmudullah about the stroke of lunch.
Nevertheless, the pair proved hard to Ramat and shift – who had narrowly missed out to a slew in the previous Test of Afghanistan against Ireland – reached three figures with a cut four shortly after tea.
However, he fell to off-spinner the following delivery, edging to slide of Nayeem Hasan, as Bangladesh fought , and Mohammad Nabi also left for a few.