Rahmat Shah became the first Test centurion of Afghanistan because the people reached a solid place on the day of the one-off match against Bangladesh at Chittagong.
Rahmat hit 102, sharing a record 120-run venture for the fourth wicket with Asghar Afghan, who remained unbeaten on 88 as his side posted.
Afghanistan initially fought after winning the toss, together with Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam claiming his 100th Test wicket as he bamboozled Ihsanullah Janat (4) using a googly.
Taijul also eliminated debutant Ibrahim Zadran (21) and Afghanistan were 77-3 if Hashmatullah Shahidi (14) fell to Mahmudullah on the stroke of lunch.
But the pair was hard to shift and Ramat – who had missed out on a ton in the past Test of Afghanistan against Ireland – reached three figures with a late cut for four soon after tea.
But he dropped to off-spinner the following delivery, edging to slide of Nayeem Hasan, as Bangladesh fought , and Mohammad Nabi also departed for a duck.
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