ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 10th match, Group A

Afghanistan v United States of America

Afghanistan won by 29 runs

0.1

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, shot of good length, cut shot, good start

0.2

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, leg stump delivery

0.3

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 2 runs, short length, backfoot cover drive, between the fielders

0.4

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, solid on drive

0.5

Cush to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, good line, forward defence

0.6

Cush to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, short of good length, backfoot on drive

End of over 1 (3 runs) Afghanistan 3/0
Mohammad Shahzad    0* (2b)      LJ Cush    1-0-3-0
Noor Ali Zadran    3* (4b)     

1.1

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, short length, pulls it straight to the mid on fieldsmen

1.2

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, full length, mis timed cover drive

1.3

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, square driven straight to the point fielder

1.4

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, played fine, down to thirdman

1.5

Darlington to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, no foot movement there, tries to cut, misses

1.6

Darlington to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

End of over 2 (1 run) Afghanistan 4/0
Mohammad Shahzad    0* (4b)      KG Darlington    1-0-1-0
Noor Ali Zadran    4* (8b)     

2.1

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, solid on drive towards long on boundary

2.2

Cush to Mohammad Shahzad, OUT

Mohammad Shahzad c †Wright b Cush 0 (8m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

2.3

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, no run

2.4

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, no run

2.5

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 2 runs

2.6

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run

End of over 3 (4 runs) Afghanistan 8/1
Nawroz Mangal    3* (4b)      LJ Cush    2-0-7-1
Noor Ali Zadran    5* (9b)     

3.1

Darlington to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR, full length delivery, belted to the cover boundary.

3.2

Darlington to Nawroz Mangal, no run

3.3

Darlington to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, width given, cut shot to the point boundary

3.4

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, middle stump delivery, forward defence

3.5

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, short of good length, pulled straight to the mid on fielder

3.6

Darlington to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, misses a lofted shot, finds an inside edge, straight to the fine leg fielder

End of over 4 (5 runs) Afghanistan 13/1
Noor Ali Zadran    5* (12b)      KG Darlington    2-0-6-0
Nawroz Mangal    8* (7b 1x4)     

4.1

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, runs down, lofted on drive

4.2

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, late cut to the thirdman fielder, batsmen run hard

4.3

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, leg glance towards mid wicket

4.4

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, short pull, pulls hard, falls just short of the mid wicket fielder, nearly got'em

4.5

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, on drive

4.6

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, flicks it to short mid wicket

End of over 5 (6 runs) Afghanistan 19/1
Noor Ali Zadran    8* (15b)      LJ Cush    3-0-13-1
Nawroz Mangal    11* (10b 1x4)     

5.1

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, first up, short ball, smashed to the mid wicket boundary.

5.2

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, another short one, down the leg, pulls it to the fine leg boundary

5.3

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, FOUR, full length, on the pads, flicks it to fine leg again

5.4

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, cover driven straight to the fielder

5.5

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, dropped by the fielder at mid off, runs a couple of metres to his right, lofted off drive

5.6

Imran Awan to Nawroz Mangal, no run

End of over 6 (13 runs) Afghanistan 32/1
Nawroz Mangal    11* (11b 1x4)      Imran Awan    1-0-13-0
Noor Ali Zadran    21* (20b 3x4)     

6.1

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 2 runs, fine leg glance to the square leg region

6.2

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, leg stump delivery, kept him down

6.3

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, steers it down to fine leg, batsmen run quick

6.4

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, no run, cover driven straight to the fielder

6.5

Cush to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, short one, pulls it to square leg

6.6

Cush to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, good length, angles it away to point

End of over 7 (5 runs) Afghanistan 37/1
Noor Ali Zadran    25* (24b 3x4)      LJ Cush    4-0-18-1
Nawroz Mangal    12* (13b 1x4)     

7.1

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, short ball, misses a late cut, straight to the keeper

7.2

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, no run, backfoot defence to short cover

7.3

Imran Awan to Noor Ali Zadran, 1 run, OUT, full length, solid straight drive, batsmen run for another, mix up, throw at the striker's end

Noor Ali Zadran run out 26 (28m 27b 3x4 0x6) SR: 96.29

7.4

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, 2 runs, from the word go, wild slog, miss field by the mid on fielder, another run

7.5

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, no run, misses on a cover drive

7.6

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, no run, full toss, steers it to gully

End of over 8 (3 runs) Afghanistan 40/2
Karim Sadiq    2* (3b)      Imran Awan    2-0-16-0
Nawroz Mangal    12* (13b 1x4)     

8.1

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, no run, off drive, non striker runs, massiah throws and misses, bowler not at the stumps, easy chance

8.2

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, on drive

8.3

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, no run, tries to run it down to thirdman, misses

8.4

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, no run, well bowled, restricts the batsmen

8.5

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, no run

8.6

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run

End of over 9 (2 runs) Afghanistan 42/2
Karim Sadiq    3* (7b)      Sudesh Dhaniram    1-0-2-0
Nawroz Mangal    13* (15b 1x4)     

9.1

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, 2 runs, pull shot to square leg

9.2

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, booming cover drive, no chance for the sweeper

9.3

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, 2 runs, cut shot, towards the thirdman fielder

9.4

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, no run, on drives, straight to mid wicket fielder

9.5

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, no run, runs down the wicket, swings and misses, Karim is on a mission here

9.6

Imran Awan to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, yorker length, well dug out, towards mid on

End of over 10 (9 runs) Afghanistan 51/2
Karim Sadiq    12* (13b 1x4)      Imran Awan    3-0-25-0
Nawroz Mangal    13* (15b 1x4)     

10.1

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, on drive, run hard

10.2

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, solid off drive, straight to the long off fielder

10.3

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, sits down on one knee, slog sweeps to mid wicket

10.4

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, no run, tries a cover drive, misses, nearly hit the stumps

10.5

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR, straight drive, fielder makes no effort, ball races away to long on boundary

10.6

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, pull shot to mid wicket

End of over 11 (8 runs) Afghanistan 59/2
Nawroz Mangal    19* (19b 2x4)      Sudesh Dhaniram    2-0-10-0
Karim Sadiq    14* (15b 1x4)     

11.1

Allen to Nawroz Mangal, 2 runs, takes a couple of steps down,cuts it to thirdman

11.2

Allen to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, cuts again to thirdman

11.3

Allen to Karim Sadiq, no run, misses on a cut shot

11.4

Allen to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, cover drives, runs hard, chance at the non striker, misses

11.5

Allen to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR, lofted shot over mid on, falls short of the boundary, nearly went for a six

11.6

Allen to Nawroz Mangal, no run, straight to covers

End of over 12 (8 runs) Afghanistan 67/2
Nawroz Mangal    26* (23b 3x4)      TP Allen    1-0-8-0
Karim Sadiq    15* (17b 1x4)     

12.1

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, no run, misses a lofted shot

12.2

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, off drive

12.3

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, leg side delivery, steers to fine leg

12.4

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, digs out a yorker length ball, on drive

12.5

Dhaniram to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, pull shot to mid wicket

12.6

Dhaniram to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, pulls a short ball, straight to the mid wicket fielder, dropped by Baker

End of over 13 (5 runs) Afghanistan 72/2
Karim Sadiq    18* (21b 1x4)      Sudesh Dhaniram    3-0-15-0
Nawroz Mangal    28* (25b 3x4)     

13.1

Allen to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, lofted shot over long off, fielder coming on, dropped again, ball goes pass the boundary

13.2

Allen to Karim Sadiq, 1 run, pulled down to fine leg

13.3

Allen to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, cover driven

13.4

Allen to Karim Sadiq, 2 byes, misses on a slog, keeper misses as well, batsmen run 2

13.5

Allen to Karim Sadiq, 2 runs, miss timed cut shot, over throw, batsmen avail the opportunity

13.6

Allen to Karim Sadiq, OUT, runs down the wicket, swings and misses, keeper makes no mistke, flicks the bails

Karim Sadiq st †Wright b Allen 25 (24m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 96.15

End of over 14 (10 runs) Afghanistan 82/3
     TP Allen    2-0-16-1
Nawroz Mangal    29* (26b 3x4)     

14.1

Baker to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, backfoot defence to long on

14.2

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, no run, forward defence

14.3

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, off driven to long off boundary

14.4

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, leg stump delievry, flicks it to fine leg, pass the fielder

14.5

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, OUT, cut shot, straight to point, Nowrooz leaves his crease, makes it to batsmen end, confusion, bowler flicks the bail,

Nawroz Mangal run out 30 (48m 27b 3x4 0x6) SR: 111.11

14.6

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run

End of over 15 (8 runs) Afghanistan 90/4
Mohammad Nabi    7* (5b 1x4)      OM Baker    1-0-8-0
Mirwais Ashraf    0* (0b)     

15.1

Allen to Mohammad Nabi, no run, cut shot, straight to the fielder

15.2

Allen to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, fine late cut to thirdman

15.3

Allen to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, late cut to the thirdman fielder

15.4

Allen to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, short in length, pulls it to long on

15.5

Allen to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, on drives to the long on fielder

15.6

Allen to Mohammad Nabi, SIX, lovely inside out shot, over covers, great strike

End of over 16 (10 runs) Afghanistan 100/4
Mohammad Nabi    15* (9b 1x4 1x6)      TP Allen    3-0-26-1
Raees Ahmadzai    2* (2b)     

16.1

Baker to Raees Ahmadzai, no run

16.2

Baker to Raees Ahmadzai, 3 runs, cut shot pass the thirdman fielder, batsmen run 3

16.3

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, great placement between the leg side fielders, pulled hard

16.4

Baker to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, miss timed on drive, straight pass the bowler

16.5

Baker to Raees Ahmadzai, 2 runs, on drive, good running between, throw at the striker's end, easily home

16.6

Baker to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, on the up, cut shot, to the point fielder

End of over 17 (11 runs) Afghanistan 111/4
Raees Ahmadzai    8* (6b)      OM Baker    2-0-19-0
Mohammad Nabi    20* (11b 2x4 1x6)     

17.1

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 leg bye, misses an on drive, runs quick

17.2

Darlington to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, full toss, lofted to long off

17.3

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 2 runs, full length, straight drive, poor fielding by the long off fielder, batsmen run another

17.4

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 2 runs, lofted shot between long on and long off

17.5

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 2 runs, pull shot, miss timed, batsmen run a couple

17.6

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, lofted shot , misses, batsmen run

End of over 18 (9 runs) Afghanistan 120/4
Raees Ahmadzai    15* (11b)      KG Darlington    3-0-14-0
Mohammad Nabi    21* (12b 2x4 1x6)     

18.1

Dhaniram to Raees Ahmadzai, no run, down the track , nearly stumped

18.2

Dhaniram to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, yorker length, well dug out, played to long on

18.3

Dhaniram to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, lofted on drive

18.4

Dhaniram to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run, full length again, driven straight to mid wicket

18.5

Dhaniram to Mohammad Nabi, no run

18.6

Dhaniram to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, straight into the pads, batsmen uncomfortable, run hard

End of over 19 (4 runs) Afghanistan 124/4
Mohammad Nabi    23* (15b 2x4 1x6)      Sudesh Dhaniram    4-0-19-0
Raees Ahmadzai    17* (14b)     

19.1

Darlington to Mohammad Nabi, no run

19.2

Darlington to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run

19.3

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, 1 run

19.4

Darlington to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run

19.5

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, FOUR, booming off drive, straigh to the fielder, makes a mess, guides it to the boundary

19.6

Darlington to Raees Ahmadzai, FOUR, on drives, towards long on, fielder coming in, dives and misses, poor fielding yet again, another boundary

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (11 runs) Afghanistan 135/4
Raees Ahmadzai    26* (17b 2x4)      KG Darlington    4-0-25-0
Mohammad Nabi    25* (18b 2x4 1x6)     
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Feb 11, 2010

Nawroz Mangal, captain of Afghanistan, and Steve Massiah, captain of USA, before the match between their two teams, Afghanistan v USA, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, February 11, 2010

Nawroz Mangal, captain of Afghanistan, and Steve Massiah, captain of USA, before the match between their two teams

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Feb 11, 2010

Timroy Allen is yorked by Hamid Hassan, Afghanistan v USA, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers, Dubai, February 11, 2010

Timroy Allen is yorked by Hamid Hassan

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