ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier - 15th match, Super Four

United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan

Afghanistan won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

0.1

Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Iqbal, FOUR, full length, lofted square drive, over the infield.

0.2

Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Iqbal, no run, backfoot defence, played to short covers.

0.3

Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Iqbal, no run, quick ball, misses a late cut, to the keeper.

0.4

Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Iqbal, 1 run, short length, miss timed, pull shot towarads square leg.

0.5

Shapoor Zadran to Arfan Haider, no run, short one, outside off, left alone, to the keeper.

0.6

Shapoor Zadran to Arfan Haider, no run, pitched outside off, no shot offered, batsmen leaves the ball.

End of over 1 (5 runs) United Arab Emirates 5/0
Arfan Haider    0* (2b)      Shapoor Zadran    1-0-5-0
Mohammad Iqbal    5* (4b 1x4)     

1.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Mohammad Iqbal, OUT, short of length, backfoot defence, Played it on to the stumps, Bowled.

Mohammad Iqbal b Mirwais Ashraf 5 (3m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, no run, good ball, outside off, misses a forward defence, to the keeper.

1.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, steered down to thirdman, to the fielder, missfield, batsmen run hard.

1.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Arfan Haider, no run, full length, punched hard into the ground, straight to covers.

1.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Arfan Haider, no run, short of length, backfoot defence.

1.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Arfan Haider, 2 runs

End of over 2 (3 runs) United Arab Emirates 8/1
Arfan Haider    2* (5b)      Mirwais Ashraf    1-0-3-1
Abdul Rehman    1* (2b)     

2.1

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, forward defence, batsmen run hard, quick single.

2.2

Shapoor Zadran to Arfan Haider, OUT, off stump ball, plays a lofted cover drive, gets a thick outside edge, ball in the air towards the thirdman boundary, Hamid takes it nicely.

Arfan Haider c Hamid Hassan b Shapoor Zadran 2 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

2.3

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, no run, leg stump delivery, kept down to short mid wicket.

2.4

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, cut shot, into the ground, ball races to thirdman.

2.5

Shapoor Zadran to Khurram Khan, no run, good ball, middle stump, forward defence.

2.6

Shapoor Zadran to Khurram Khan, 1 run, short out side off stump, gets an outside edge to thirdman.

End of over 3 (3 runs) United Arab Emirates 11/2
Khurram Khan    1* (2b)      Shapoor Zadran    2-0-8-1
Abdul Rehman    3* (5b)     

3.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Khurram Khan, OUT, quick ball, outside off, tries to run it down thirdman, gets a feaather touch, to the keeper Mohammad Shehzad.

Khurram Khan c †Mohammad Shahzad b Mirwais Ashraf 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

3.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, drifting down the leg, forward defence, misses.

3.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, good ball, into the stumps, Saqib plays it cautiously.

3.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, wide outside off, Saqib leaves it alone.

3.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 2 runs, sweetly timed off drive, down to mid off, missfield, another run.

3.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, short of length, great disciplined bowling, into the stumps.

End of over 4 (2 runs) United Arab Emirates 13/3
Saqib Ali    2* (5b)      Mirwais Ashraf    2-0-5-2
Abdul Rehman    3* (5b)     

4.1

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, no run, short of length, Rehman, plays a defence,in to the ground.

4.2

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, no run, fast bowl, tries to steer it down, misses, nearly got an out side edge.

4.3

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 2 runs, off stump delivery, cuts it down to thirdman, good running between the wickets.

4.4

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, leg stump ball, steers it down to mid wicket.

4.5

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, no run, steaming in, off stump, saqib leaves it alone.

4.6

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, 1 run, front foot cover drive, straight to short covers, missfield, batsmen run.

End of over 5 (4 runs) United Arab Emirates 17/3
Saqib Ali    3* (7b)      Shapoor Zadran    3-0-12-1
Abdul Rehman    6* (9b)     

5.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, forward defence, well played, to short covers.

5.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, fast bowl, great line, missed a forward defence, nearly got'em.

5.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, backfoot defence, no run there, good tight line.

5.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, FOUR, off stump ball, tries a cover shot, thick outside edge to thirdman.

5.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, backfoot defence, played well.

5.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 1 run, back of length, played down to short cover, quick one there.

End of over 6 (5 runs) United Arab Emirates 22/3
Saqib Ali    8* (13b 1x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    3-0-10-2
Abdul Rehman    6* (9b)     

6.1

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, 1 run, off stump ball, glides it top oint, run hard, chance of a run out, no throw to the non striker.

6.2

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, glides it well to thirdman boundary.

6.3

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, no run, yorker, kept away, driven to short cover.

6.4

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, 3 runs, full length, cover driven to extra cover, batsmen run hard, saqib dives and makes it.

6.5

Shapoor Zadran to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, glides it down to thirdman.

6.6

Shapoor Zadran to Saqib Ali, no run, gentle push to covers, Rehman leaves his crease, Fielder fails to collect, Nearly Run out.

End of over 7 (6 runs) United Arab Emirates 28/3
Saqib Ali    12* (17b 1x4)      Shapoor Zadran    4-0-18-1
Abdul Rehman    8* (11b)     

7.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 2 wides, down the leg, great effort by Shehzad, gets a hand to it, Batsmen run 1.

7.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, outswinger, outside off, Saqib has no clue, Tries to glide it down thirdman, Missed.

7.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 1 run, pushed towards cover, Runs fast.

7.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, off stump ball, angles it to point, quick run.

7.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, back foot defence, good pace bowling.

7.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, no run, outside off, misses a cover drive, one bounc to the keeper.

7.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 1 run, back of length, played on the up, cuts towards thirdman.

End of over 8 (5 runs) United Arab Emirates 33/3
Saqib Ali    14* (22b 1x4)      Mirwais Ashraf    4-0-15-2
Abdul Rehman    9* (12b)     

8.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, 1 wide, outside off , spins away.

8.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, 1 wide, same line again, outside off.

8.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, 1 run, off stump ball, cuts it to the off side sweeper.

8.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, cuts it well to extra cover.

8.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, no run, late cut to thirdman.

8.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, FOUR, off stump ball, cuts in through the gap at thirdman, great placement.

8.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, 1 wide, outside off.

8.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, no run, off stump ball, cuts and misses.

8.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Saqib Ali, 1 run, backfoot cover drive to the sweeper at extra cover.

End of over 9 (10 runs) United Arab Emirates 43/3
Saqib Ali    20* (27b 2x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    1-0-10-0
Abdul Rehman    10* (13b)     

9.1

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 1 run, leg stump ball, pulls it down to fine leg.

9.2

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, length ball, tossed up, driven down the ground to long off.

9.3

Mirwais Ashraf to Saqib Ali, 1 run, angles it down to point.

9.4

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 2 runs, plays a leg glance to square leg.

9.5

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, no run, good ball, in to the stumps, forward defence to mid wicket.

9.6

Mirwais Ashraf to Abdul Rehman, 1 run, lofted on drive, to the fielder at long on.

End of over 10 (6 runs) United Arab Emirates 49/3
Abdul Rehman    14* (17b)      Mirwais Ashraf    5-0-21-2
Saqib Ali    22* (29b 2x4)     

10.1

Mohammad Nabi to Abdul Rehman, no run, on driven straight to mid wicket, good start by Nabi.

10.2

Mohammad Nabi to Abdul Rehman, FOUR, slogs it from off stump, good placement between the leg side fielders.

10.3

Mohammad Nabi to Abdul Rehman, OUT, short one, kept low, Rehman tries a pull shot, missss, hits in middle.

Abdul Rehman lbw b Mohammad Nabi 18 (41m 20b 1x4 0x6) SR: 90.00

10.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, tossed up ball, forward defence to mid wicket.

10.5

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, middle stump ball, forward defence.

10.6

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, off stump ball, forward defence, in the air, one bounce to the keeper.

End of over 11 (4 runs) United Arab Emirates 53/4
Naeemuddin Aslam    0* (3b)      Mohammad Nabi    1-0-4-1
Saqib Ali    22* (29b 2x4)     

11.1

Karim Sadiq to Saqib Ali, 1 run, on driven to to long on, uppish shot, karim tries, could'nt reach.

11.2

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, leg glance down to suare leg.

11.3

Karim Sadiq to Saqib Ali, 1 run, off stump ball, glides it down to thirdman.

11.3

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, off stump ball, glides it down to thirdman.

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, forward defence, asking for a run.

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, forward defence, asking for a run.

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, middle stump ball, driven straight to Nabi.

11.4

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, middle stump ball, driven straight to Nabi.

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, forward defence, asking for a run.

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, forward defence, asking for a run.

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, middle stump ball, driven straight to Nabi.

11.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, middle stump ball, driven straight to Nabi.

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, leg stump ball, on drives.

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, leg stump ball, on drives.

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, driven down the ground to long on.

11.5

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, driven down the ground to long on.

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, leg stump ball, on drives.

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, leg stump ball, on drives.

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

11.6

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, good tight line, no width given, kept down.

11.6

Karim Sadiq to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, down the leg, hits the pad, to fine leg.

11.6

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 leg bye, good tight line, no width given, kept down.

11.6

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 leg bye, down the leg, hits the pad, to fine leg.

End of over 12 (3 runs) United Arab Emirates 59/5
Fayyaz Ahmed    1* (2b)      Mohammad Nabi    2-0-6-2
Naeemuddin Aslam    2* (9b)     

12.1

Mohammad Nabi to Saqib Ali, no run, good line, gentle push to mid on.

12.2

Mohammad Nabi to Saqib Ali, OUT, middle stump ball, plays across the line, misses,appeal, out says the umpire.

Saqib Ali lbw b Mohammad Nabi 24 (38m 33b 2x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

End of over 13 (3 runs) United Arab Emirates 56/5
     Mohammad Nabi    1.2-0-4-2
Naeemuddin Aslam    1* (7b)     

13.1

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, no run, backfoot defence, midwicket fielder, picks, shy at the stumps, nearly got'em.

13.2

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, backfoot defence, run hard.

13.3

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, inswinger, in to the batsmen, runs it down to thirdman.

13.4

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, no run, low full toss, miss timed off drive.

13.5

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, tried an off drive, misses, all towards long on.

13.6

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, short of length, back foot defence to the point fielder, hits Naeem on his shoe.

End of over 14 (4 runs) United Arab Emirates 63/5
Naeemuddin Aslam    4* (11b)      Hamid Hassan    1-0-4-0
Fayyaz Ahmed    3* (6b)     

14.1

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 wide, down the leg, misses a reverse sweep.

14.1

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, gentle push to short mid wicket, Batsmen run hard.

14.2

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, forward defence to mid wicket.

14.3

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, forward defence, misse, nearly got an edge.

14.4

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, premeditated reverse sweep, miss timed, to thirdman.

14.5

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, no run, forward defence, great spin bowling, no room at all.

14.6

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, lofted off drive, miss timed, in the air towards long off, settle for one.

End of over 15 (5 runs) United Arab Emirates 68/5
Fayyaz Ahmed    5* (9b)      Mohammad Nabi    3-0-11-2
Naeemuddin Aslam    6* (14b)     

15.1

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, no run, forwrad defence, into the ground, straight to Hamid.

15.2

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, inswinger, forward defence, to the covers.

15.3

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, short length, angled into the batsmen, Naeem does well, late cuts it to thirdman.

15.4

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, 2 runs, full length, outside off, square driven to thirdman.

15.5

Hamid Hassan to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 leg bye, in to the pads, ball flies to thirdman, direct throw, not out.

15.6

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, makes room, drives it to mid off, quick run.

End of over 16 (6 runs) United Arab Emirates 74/5
Naeemuddin Aslam    8* (16b)      Hamid Hassan    2-0-9-0
Fayyaz Ahmed    8* (13b)     

16.1

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, down the track,lofts it over the infield, to square leg boundary.

16.2

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, 1 run, full toss, driven straight to long on.

16.3

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, quicker one,outside off, slogs it over mid on.

16.4

Mohammad Nabi to Fayyaz Ahmed, OUT, sits down on one knee, tries a slog sweep on the leg side, misses, ball hits the stumps.

Fayyaz Ahmed b Mohammad Nabi 9 (18m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

16.5

Mohammad Nabi to Silva, 1 run, leg stump ball, steered to square leg.

16.6

Mohammad Nabi to Naeemuddin Aslam, 2 runs, lofted off drive, towards long off, batsmen run hard, complete a double.

End of over 17 (6 runs) United Arab Emirates 80/6
Naeemuddin Aslam    12* (19b)      Mohammad Nabi    4-0-17-3
EHSN Silva    1* (1b)     

17.1

Hamid Hassan to Silva, OUT, yorker ball , in the block hole, Shadeep misses, Uproots the middle and off stump, Great fast bowling.

EHSN Silva b Hamid Hassan 1 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

17.2

Hamid Hassan to Qadar Nawaz, 2 runs, lofted over the mid wicket infield, quick run.

17.3

Hamid Hassan to Qadar Nawaz, 1 run, short length, miss timed pull shot to square leg.

17.4

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, slower ball, cuts it to the sweeper at extra cover.

17.5

Hamid Hassan to Qadar Nawaz, 1 run, yorker length, well dug out, to the square leg boundary.

17.6

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, no run, full length, tries to run it down thirdman, misses, straight to the keeper.

End of over 18 (5 runs) United Arab Emirates 85/7
Naeemuddin Aslam    13* (21b)      Hamid Hassan    3-0-14-1
Qadar Nawaz    4* (3b)     

18.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Qadar Nawaz, no run, off stump ball, spins away, misses a cut shot.

18.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Qadar Nawaz, OUT, runs down the pitch, tries a lofted shot, beaten by the flight, Shehzad makes no mistake.

Qadar Nawaz st †Mohammad Shahzad b Samiullah Shenwari 4 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

18.3

Samiullah Shenwari to Qasim Zubair, no run, pitched off, tries to steer it to thirdman, gets an outside edge, dropped by the keeper.

18.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Qasim Zubair, 1 run, quicker one, driven to mid wicket.

18.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Naeemuddin Aslam, FOUR, flighted ball, smashes it over mid wicket, good hit.

18.6

Samiullah Shenwari to Naeemuddin Aslam, 1 run, quicker one, lofts it over the infield, great return by the long on fielder.

End of over 19 (6 runs) United Arab Emirates 91/8
Naeemuddin Aslam    18* (23b 1x4)      Samiullah Shenwari    2-0-16-1
Qasim Zubair    1* (2b)     

19.1

Hamid Hassan to Naeemuddin Aslam, OUT, slower ball, Naeem swings the bat, misses a pull shot,middle stump uprooted, Hamid salutes the crowd!!.

Naeemuddin Aslam b Hamid Hassan 18 (38m 24b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

19.2

Hamid Hassan to Ahmed Raza, 1 run, inswinger, into the batsmen, steered down to thirdman.

19.3

Hamid Hassan to Qasim Zubair, 2 runs, leg glanced towards the mid wicket boundary.

19.4

Hamid Hassan to Qasim Zubair, 2 runs, edged down to the keeper, batsmen run, over throw at the non striker, batsmen run 2.

19.5

Hamid Hassan to Qasim Zubair, 1 run, nudge down to square leg.

19.6

Hamid Hassan to Ahmed Raza, 3 runs, picks it from middle over mid wicket, runs hard, fielder throws it back to Hamid, batsmen run 3.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (9 runs) United Arab Emirates 100/9
Ahmed Raza    4* (2b)      Hamid Hassan    4-0-23-2
Qasim Zubair    6* (5b)     
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Feb 13, 2010

Hamid Hassan celebrates another wicket as Afghanistan marched through to the World Twenty20 in style, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Super Four, Dubai, February 13, 2010

Hamid Hassan celebrates another wicket as Afghanistan marched through to the World Twenty20 in style

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Feb 13, 2010

The victorious Afghanistan team strikes a happy pose, United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Super Four, Dubai, February 13, 2010

The victorious Afghanistan team strikes a happy pose

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