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T20 World Cup: Afghanistan Crushed Scotland

Afghanistan elected to bat after winning the toss. It was a single-sided match. Zazai and Najib’s innings helped Afghanistan to reach a good score. But both were later sent back by Sharif. Afghanistan scored a total of 190 runs with just 4 wickets. Scotland’s inning started with Mujeeb Ur Rehman sending George Munsey back with just 25 runs. The Afghani player Mujeeb took a haul of 5 wickets taking down the top-order. while Rashid Khan attacked the middle order and took 4 wickets. As Rashid Khan picked his fourth wicket, Scotland was folded for just 60 runs. Afghanistan was outstanding first with the bat and then with the ball. Afghanistan finished with a huge 130-run win.

MATCH NOTES:

Match: Match 17

STADIUM: Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Kettleborough, Paul Wilson

Match Referee: Jeff Crowe

TOSS: Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat.

PLAYING XI:

AFGHANISTAN: Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Asghar Afghan, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan, Naveen ul Haq.

SCOTLAND: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal.

BRIEF SCORECARD:

AFGHANISTAN: 190/4 (20 overs)

SCOTLAND: 60 (10.2)

Player Of The Match:

Mujeeb Ur Rehman

5/20 (4 overs)

RESULT: 

Afghanistan won by 130 runs.


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