ICC World Cricket League Division One, 7th Match: Afghanistan v Kenya at Amstelveen, Jul 5, 2010
Afghanistan won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
Played at VRA Ground, Amstelveen (neutral venue)
5 July 2010 (50-over match)
  Kenya innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MA Ouma*† c †Mohammad Shahzad b Hamid Hassan 40 94 70 5 0 57.14
20.5 comes forward looking to drive and a thin edge carries through to the keeper and the Afghans and their supporters are delighted 73/3
View dismissal AA Obanda c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor Zadran 3 24 10 0 0 30.00
4.2 comes forward to drive and gets a thin edge through to the keeper 14/1
View dismissal FN Otieno lbw b Shapoor Zadran 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
4.6 again shapes for the leave and the ball comes in and hits him smack on the front pads. A huge Afghani appeal goes up and umpire Bagh sends him packing 14/2
View dismissal CO Obuya c †Mohammad Shahzad b Hamid Hassan 60 136 97 4 0 61.85
42.2 down the track again and goes flashing at the pull shot but only gets a thin top edge and Mohammad Shahzad makes no mistake with the gloves 170/6
View dismissal RR Patel c Noor Ali Zadran b Samiullah Shenwari 34 47 54 2 0 62.96
36.3 he goes for the big shot and gets a top edge up in the air. Noor Ali comes in racing from the boundary and makes good ground taking the catch. Breakthrough for the Afghans 136/4
View dismissal JK Kamande c Shabir Noori b Samiullah Shenwari 9 14 16 1 0 56.25
40.3 slightly slower and shorter ball which he drives on the up through the covers and Shabir Noori takes a good catch diving low to his left 159/5
TM Odoyo not out 52 39 33 5 2 157.57
View dismissal NN Odhiambo b Hamid Hassan 8 16 13 1 0 61.53
46.5 going for the off-drive and the ball kept a little low before missing the bat and smacking the stumps. Comprehensively bowled and the crowd go wild 190/7
SO Ngoche not out 7 14 7 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 10, w 5, nb 5) 20
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 233 (4.66 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets Shapoor Zadran 8 2 54 2 6.75 (3nb)
4.2 to Obanda, comes forward to drive and gets a thin edge through to the keeper 14/1
4.6 to Otieno, again shapes for the leave and the ball comes in and hits him smack on the front pads. A huge Afghani appeal goes up and umpire Bagh sends him packing 14/2
  Khaliq Dad 6 1 21 0 3.50 (1nb, 1w)
  Mohammad Nabi 10 0 49 0 4.90
View wickets Hamid Hassan 9 1 32 3 3.55 (1nb)
20.5 to Ouma, comes forward looking to drive and a thin edge carries through to the keeper and the Afghans and their supporters are delighted 73/3
42.2 to Obuya, down the track again and goes flashing at the pull shot but only gets a thin top edge and Mohammad Shahzad makes no mistake with the gloves 170/6
46.5 to NN Odhiambo, going for the off-drive and the ball kept a little low before missing the bat and smacking the stumps. Comprehensively bowled and the crowd go wild 190/7
View wickets Samiullah Shenwari 10 0 38 2 3.80
36.3 to Patel, he goes for the big shot and gets a top edge up in the air. Noor Ali comes in racing from the boundary and makes good ground taking the catch. Breakthrough for the Afghans 136/4
40.3 to Kamande, slightly slower and shorter ball which he drives on the up through the covers and Shabir Noori takes a good catch diving low to his left 159/5
  Nawroz Mangal 7 0 29 0 4.14 (1w)
  Afghanistan innings (target: 234 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Noor Ali Zadran c †Ouma b NN Odhiambo 12 17 15 1 0 80.00
3.5 shorter ball and he prods forward at the defence on the back foot. It carries through to the keeper and a massive shout goes up. The batsmen stays still and the Kenyans go mad s the umpire eventually triggers him 25/1
View dismissal Shabir Noori b NN Odhiambo 8 26 15 1 0 53.33
5.4 bowled with pace on a decent length and the ball kept low and scuttled under the defence of Shabir Noor to cannon in to the off-stump. The batsmen pauses in disbelief before walking off and the Kenyans are overjoyed 26/2
View dismissal Mohammad Shahzad lbw b NM Odhiambo 20 29 22 2 1 90.90
10.5 the ball jags back a little bit and Shahzad gets stuck going on to the back foot. It hit him below the knee roll and the only question was the line as a big lbw shout goes up. The umpire waits a very long time before raising the finger 51/3
View dismissal Samiullah Shenwari c †Ouma b NN Odhiambo 82 138 118 9 0 69.49
40.6 comes forward to work the ball in to the leg-side and gets thin edge to get caught behind 173/7
View dismissal Asghar Stanikzai c †Ouma b SO Ngoche 24 63 45 2 0 53.33
28.4 full toss and he comes down the track for the big shot but it goes straight up in the air. Three Kenyans are around it but the keeper shouts for it and takes the ball safely 123/4
View dismissal Nawroz Mangal* c †Ouma b SO Ngoche 3 8 7 0 0 42.85
30.6 goes for another paddle shot but gets it all wrong. The pitch of the ball wasn't correct for the shot and the ball bounces off the toe. A great one handed dive from keeper Ouma as the ball popped up in the air in front of him 134/5
View dismissal Karim Sadiq run out (Obuya/Kamande) 0 1 0 0 0 -
31.1 Kamande to Samiullah Shenwari, oh dear, oh dear! Shenwari pulls the ball to just wide of square leg who fumbles and Karim Sadiq who calls the run through. Shenwari stands his ground and sends him back but Sadiq keeps running and Afghanistan have two batsmens at the same end 134/6
View dismissal Mohammad Nabi c Patel b Kamande 47 72 42 3 2 111.90
47.4 that's six, no wait! The ball goes high towards cow corner and the crowd are cheering but Patel gets under it one foot inside the rope to take a great pressure catch 221/8
Khaliq Dad not out 18 43 28 0 0 64.28
View dismissal Hamid Hassan c Otieno b Kamande 6 11 8 0 1 75.00
49.5 the field are in and he tries to go over the field. Edged up in the air and Otieno takes an easy catch under a lot of pressure 233/9
Shapoor Zadran not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 9) 14
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 234 (4.68 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  TM Odoyo 10 1 50 0 5.00 (3w)
View wickets NN Odhiambo 10 0 53 3 5.30 (2w)
10.5 to Mohammad Shahzad, the ball jags back a little bit and Shahzad gets stuck going on to the back foot. It hit him below the knee roll and the only question was the line as a big lbw shout goes up. The umpire waits a very long time before raising the finger 51/3
40.6 to Samiullah Shenwari, comes forward to work the ball in to the leg-side and gets thin edge to get caught behind 173/7
View wicket NM Odhiambo 8 0 43 1 5.37
3.5 to Noor Ali Zadran, shorter ball and he prods forward at the defence on the back foot. It carries through to the keeper and a massive shout goes up. The batsmen stays still and the Kenyans go mad s the umpire eventually triggers him 25/1
5.4 to Shabir Noori, bowled with pace on a decent length and the ball kept low and scuttled under the defence of Shabir Noor to cannon in to the off-stump. The batsmen pauses in disbelief before walking off and the Kenyans are overjoyed 26/2
  JO Ngoche 9 0 33 0 3.66
28.4 to Asghar Stanikzai, full toss and he comes down the track for the big shot but it goes straight up in the air. Three Kenyans are around it but the keeper shouts for it and takes the ball safely 123/4
30.6 to Nawroz Mangal, goes for another paddle shot but gets it all wrong. The pitch of the ball wasn't correct for the shot and the ball bounces off the toe. A great one handed dive from keeper Ouma as the ball popped up in the air in front of him 134/5
  SO Ngoche 8 0 28 2 3.50
View wickets JK Kamande 5 1 22 2 4.40
47.4 to Mohammad Nabi, that's six, no wait! The ball goes high towards cow corner and the crowd are cheering but Patel gets under it one foot inside the rope to take a great pressure catch 221/8
49.5 to Hamid Hassan, the field are in and he tries to go over the field. Edged up in the air and Otieno takes an easy catch under a lot of pressure 233/9

Match details


Toss - Kenya, who chose to bat
Points - Afghanistan 2, Kenya 0
Player of the match - MA Ouma (Kenya)
Umpires - NG Bagh (Denmark) and BG Jerling (South Africa)
Match referee - DT Jukes (England)
Reserve umpire - E Ruchtie

Match Notes


    • Kenya innings
    • Kenya innings: 1x5 ball over
    • powerplay 1: overs 1 to 10 (43/2)
    • powerplay 2 (chosen by the fielding side): overs 11 (43/2) to 15 (57/2)
    • powerplay 3 (chosen by the batting side): overs 46 (176/6) to 50 (233/7)
    • CO Obuya 50 in 90 balls, 112 minutes with 3 fours
    • TM Odoyo 50 in 33 balls, 38 minutes with 5 fours and 2 sixes
    • Afghanistan innings
    • powerplay 1: overs 1 to 10 (49/2)
    • powerplay 2 (chosen by the fielding side): overs 13 (55/3) to 17 (77/3)
    • powerplay 3 (chosen by the batting side): overs 41 (167/6) to 45 (206/7)
    • CO Obuya 50 in 90 balls, 112 minutes with 3 fours
    • Samiullah Shenwari 50 in 75 balls, 81 minutes with 7 fours
 
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