Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan claimed 3-12 on day three as Bangladesh hunted a stunning series-levelling win by reducing India to 45-4 as the touring team chased a victory target of 145 in the second cricket test on Saturday.
A depleted Bangladesh will take on a confident UAE in the opening game of the two-match T20 series to be played in Dubai on Sunday.
Afif hit an unbeaten 93 off 115 balls while Mehidy added 81 not out, helping Bangladesh reach 219-6 in 48.5 overs, after Afghanistan left-arm pace bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi's opening-spell burst reduced the hosts to 18-4 inside five overs.
"Consider me retired in T20 Internationals from today. Thank you all," Tamim wrote in a Facebook post from Guyana. The prolific run-getter was adjudged 'Player of the series' for the sixth time in his ODI career.
The Afghanistan-Bangladesh match will mark the nostalgic return of the Asia Cup to its place of origin, which will rekindle many fond memories and heartbreaks alike.
Mujib Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan shared six wickets between them to help Afghanistan set up a convincing seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match in Sharjah on Tuesday.
"He is a very important player for us. He is still our best player. We had already decided on Shakib being the captain earlier, so we are sticking to it. He thought it was an online news website. He felt he was misguided.
"Mushfiqur has asked for a leave to perform Hajj and his wish has been granted," Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury told AFP in reference to the Islamic pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal hit centuries as Sri Lanka raised hope of winning the second Test after reducing Bangladesh to 34-4 on day four in Dhaka on Thursday.
Sajid Khan ended with a match haul of 12-128 as Pakistan broke Bangladesh’s stubborn resistance to secure an innings and eight-run victory in the rain-hit second and final test on Wednesday. Bangladesh was forced to follow-on after being wrapped up for 87 in the first innings and was bowled out for 205.