ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, 2011 / Commentary

ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier

Afghanistan Under-19s v United States of America Under-19s

United States of America Under-19s won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)

Welcome to The Hills Cricket Club in north Dublin for the U19 World Cup qualifier between the USA and Afghanistan. This is Conor Hayes here and I can report that the weather is overcast but dry so we expect to start on time. Both sides are coming off their first wins yesterday so they will be hoping to get a run going today. The USA have won the toss and have elected to field.

0.1

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, no run, left alone outside the off-stump to begin

0.2

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, no run, driven into the covers

0.3

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, FOUR, comes down the pitch a little and smacks him straight down the ground

0.4

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, no run, good bowling just misses the outside edge

0.5

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, FOUR, fantastic cover drive off the back foot, short and wide from the bowler

0.6

Ahmad to Javed Ahmadi, no run, defended into the covers

End of over 1 (8 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 8/0
Javed Ahmadi    8* (6b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    1-0-8-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, no shot played to that one outside off-stump

1.2

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, pushed back to the bowler

1.3

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide, strays down the legside

1.3

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide, down the legside again

1.3

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

1.4

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, defended back to the bowler

1.5

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

1.6

Mital Patel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, short delivery which is defended and goes fine for a single

End of over 2 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 11/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (6b)      Mital Patel    1-0-3-0
Javed Ahmadi    8* (6b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    1-0-8-0

2.1

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, FOUR, short and pulled away does not get all of it but it's still a boundary

2.2

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 2 runs, pulled again and deep square leg prevents the boundary

2.3

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, defended back to the bowler

2.4

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, FOUR, short again and it's smashed through the covers for a boundary

2.5

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide, just begun to rain here

2.5

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, defended back to the bowler

2.6

Ahmad to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, just tapped into the legside

End of over 3 (11 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 22/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    11* (12b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    2-0-19-0
Javed Ahmadi    8* (6b 2x4)      Mital Patel    1-0-3-0

3.1

Mital Patel to Javed Ahmadi, OUT, as the rain gets heavy here the US get a wicket, swing of the bat and all he finds is the outside edge which flies to first slip and a smart catch is taken

Javed Ahmadi c Sewdial b Mital Patel 8 (7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

There are coming off now as the covers come on Match State: Delay - rain The covers have come off at least although it is drizzling slightly. There will be an inspection at 12.30. Match to resume at 11.50. Reduced to 46 overs a side.

3.2

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, no run, left alone by the batsman

3.3

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, 1 wide, too short of a bouncer

3.3

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, no run, left alone to a shortish delivery

3.4

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, no run, another one that is let run through to the keeper

3.5

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, 1 wide, down the legside batsman tries to hit it

3.5

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, 1 wide, short and down the legside

3.5

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, no run, play and a miss outside off-stump

3.6

Mital Patel to Shir Shirzai, OUT, and the captain goes for a duck, good delivery and the batsman throws his bat at it, outside edge is found and the man at first slip has it again.

Shir Shirzai c Sewdial b Mital Patel 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 4 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 25/2
     Mital Patel    2-0-6-2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    11* (12b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    2-0-19-0

4.1

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.2

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.3

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.4

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, FOUR, widish delivery and it's smashed through the covers

4.5

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, edge which doesen't carry to first slip

4.6

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, another good delivery flies past the outside edge

End of over 5 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 29/2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    15* (18b 3x4)      H Shahid    1-0-4-0
     Mital Patel    2-0-6-2

5.1

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run

5.2

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, quick short bowling from Patel

5.3

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, FOUR, dances down the wicket and smashes through the offside to the long-off boundary

5.4

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, 1 no ball, free hit coming up

5.4

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, short ball which he tries to hammer over midwicket but misses everything

5.5

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, left alone outside the off-stump

5.6

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, driven to mid-off

End of over 6 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 34/2
Afsar Zazai    4* (7b 1x4)      Mital Patel    3-0-11-2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    15* (18b 3x4)      H Shahid    1-0-4-0

6.1

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, left alone by the batsman

6.2

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, very accurate stuff here as it just misses the outside edge

6.3

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

6.4

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, played to backward point

6.5

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, FOUR, flicked very fine and it races to the boundary

6.6

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, defended back to the bowler

End of over 7 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 38/2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    19* (24b 4x4)      H Shahid    2-0-8-0
Afsar Zazai    4* (7b 1x4)      Mital Patel    3-0-11-2

7.1

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, FOUR, driven firmly past mid-on for a boundary

7.2

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, short ball which is played to backward point

7.3

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run

7.4

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, 1 wide

7.4

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, 2 runs, edged down to third man

7.5

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, turned towards midwicket

7.6

Mital Patel to Afsar Zazai, no run, defended into the offside

End of over 8 (7 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 45/2
Afsar Zazai    10* (13b 2x4)      Mital Patel    4-0-18-2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    19* (24b 4x4)      H Shahid    2-0-8-0

8.1

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.2

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.3

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.4

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, another goes close to the edge

8.5

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, very accurate from the bowlerer

8.6

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, just tapped into the legside to complete the maiden

Bowling powerplay taken

End of over 9 (maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 45/2
Hashmatullah Shaidi    19* (30b 4x4)      H Shahid    3-1-8-0
Afsar Zazai    10* (13b 2x4)      Mital Patel    4-0-18-2

9.1

Sandhu to Afsar Zazai, 1 run

9.2

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run

9.3

Sandhu to Afsar Zazai, no run

9.4

Sandhu to Afsar Zazai, no run

9.5

Sandhu to Afsar Zazai, OUT, wide and short delivery and its smacked straight out to the man at deep point who takes a good catch

Afsar Zazai c Mirza b Sandhu 11 (17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 64.70

9.6

Sandhu to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run, just misses the outside edge

End of over 10 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 47/3
Rahmatullah Sahaq    0* (1b)      JS Sandhu    1-0-2-1
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (0b)      H Shahid    3-1-8-0

10.1

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

10.2

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

10.3

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run

10.4

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

10.5

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

10.6

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

End of over 11 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 48/3
Rahmatullah Sahaq    0* (4b)      H Shahid    4-1-9-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    21* (34b 4x4)      JS Sandhu    1-0-2-1

11.1

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

11.2

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

11.3

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

11.4

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

11.5

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 no ball, too many out of the circle

11.5

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 2 runs, played to deep midwicket

11.6

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, turned into the legside

End of over 12 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 51/3
Hashmatullah Shaidi    23* (41b 4x4)      JS Sandhu    2-0-5-1
Rahmatullah Sahaq    0* (4b)      H Shahid    4-1-9-0

12.1

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

12.2

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

12.3

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run, pushed back to the bowler

12.4

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, no run

12.5

Shahid to Rahmatullah Sahaq, OUT, another one goes for a duck as he hits it straight up in the air to the man at cover

Rahmatullah Sahaq c Persaud b Shahid 0 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

12.6

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run

End of over 13 (wicket maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 51/4
Nasir Jamal    0* (1b)      H Shahid    5-2-9-1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    23* (41b 4x4)      JS Sandhu    2-0-5-1

13.1

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, big swing and a miss outside off-stump

13.2

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

13.3

Sandhu to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, turned through midwicket

13.4

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, just passes the outside edge

13.5

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 2 runs, guided down to third man

13.6

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, FOUR, too short and this one is pulled away to the deep square leg boundary

End of over 14 (7 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 58/4
Nasir Jamal    6* (4b 1x4)      JS Sandhu    3-0-12-1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    24* (44b 4x4)      H Shahid    5-2-9-1

14.1

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, edged down to third man

14.2

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, played into the midwicket region

14.3

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, swing and a miss outside off-stump

14.4

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

14.5

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, pushed back to the bowler

14.6

Shahid to Hashmatullah Shaidi, OUT, another one goes here as the opener who had been steady plays it directly to the arms of the man at point

Hashmatullah Shaidi c Nair b Shahid 25 (49b 4x4 0x6) SR: 51.02

End of over 15 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 60/5
     H Shahid    6-2-11-2
Nasir Jamal    7* (5b 1x4)      JS Sandhu    3-0-12-1

15.1

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

15.2

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

15.3

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, driven softly to mid-off

15.4

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, FOUR, edged all the way to the third man boundary

15.5

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, left alone by the batsman

15.6

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended into the offside

End of over 16 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 64/5
Nasir Jamal    11* (11b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    4-0-16-1
     H Shahid    6-2-11-2

16.1

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended into the covers

16.2

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended into the legside

16.3

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, no run, swing and a miss outside off-stump

16.4

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, no run

16.5

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, guided down to third man

16.6

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run

End of over 17 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 65/5
Nasir Jamal    11* (12b 2x4)      H Shahid    7-2-12-2
Najibullah Zadran    1* (5b)      JS Sandhu    4-0-16-1

17.1

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run

17.2

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, smacks him down the ground one bounce and four

17.3

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, played to mid-off

17.4

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, pushed back to the bowler

17.5

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, pushed out to point

17.6

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 18 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 69/5
Najibullah Zadran    5* (11b 1x4)      JS Sandhu    5-0-20-1
Nasir Jamal    11* (12b 2x4)      H Shahid    7-2-12-2

18.1

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended back to the bowler

18.2

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run, steered to backward point

18.3

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended inot the offside

18.4

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run

18.5

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, 1 leg bye, flicked into midwicket off the pads

18.6

Shahid to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 19 (1 run, maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 70/5
Najibullah Zadran    5* (12b 1x4)      H Shahid    8-3-12-2
Nasir Jamal    11* (17b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    5-0-20-1

19.1

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run, turned into the legside

19.2

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run

19.3

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run, tries to steer to third man but finds backward point

19.4

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run, tries the same shot again misses it completely this time

19.5

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run, just misses the outside edge

19.6

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended into the offside

End of over 20 (maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 70/5
Nasir Jamal    11* (23b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    3-1-19-0
Najibullah Zadran    5* (12b 1x4)      H Shahid    8-3-12-2

20.1

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, short and wide and it's punished, hammered through the offside to the deep point boundary

20.2

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, 1 wide, down the legside

20.2

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended into the offside this time

20.3

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, smacked to deep midwicket

20.4

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run

20.5

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run

20.6

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended back to the bowler

End of over 21 (9 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 79/5
Najibullah Zadran    13* (18b 3x4)      P Suri    1-0-9-0
Nasir Jamal    11* (23b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    3-1-19-0

21.1

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, guided down to third man

21.2

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, no run, left alone outside off-stump

21.3

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, played off the back foot to extra cover

21.4

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, just prodded to backward point

21.5

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, 1 wide, strays down the legside

21.5

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, no run

21.6

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, hit to mid-off

End of over 22 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 84/5
Najibullah Zadran    15* (22b 3x4)      SR Ahmad    4-1-24-0
Nasir Jamal    13* (25b 2x4)      P Suri    1-0-9-0

22.1

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, just played to backward point

22.2

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run

22.3

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, hit hard back at the bowler

22.4

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended into the legside

22.5

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, no run, tries to slog sweep him but does not connect,half appeal nothing given

22.6

Suri to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, down the ground to long-on

End of over 23 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 85/5
Najibullah Zadran    16* (28b 3x4)      P Suri    2-0-10-0
Nasir Jamal    13* (25b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    4-1-24-0

23.1

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, short and wide and it's hacked away through the offside to the boundary

23.2

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, no run, pushed back to the bowler

23.3

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended into the offside

23.4

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, cut away and third man comes round to field

23.5

Ahmad to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, very quick single taken in the legside

23.6

Ahmad to Najibullah Zadran, 1 leg bye

End of over 24 (7 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 92/5
Najibullah Zadran    21* (33b 4x4)      SR Ahmad    5-1-30-0
Nasir Jamal    14* (26b 2x4)      P Suri    2-0-10-0

24.1

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, cut through the covers loftily

24.2

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended back to the bowler

24.3

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, beautifully timed cover drive off the front foot

24.4

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, no run, forward defensive played to that one

24.5

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, smacked over midwicket and it races to the boundary

24.6

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 25 (12 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 104/5
Najibullah Zadran    33* (39b 7x4)      P Nair    1-0-12-0
Nasir Jamal    14* (26b 2x4)      SR Ahmad    5-1-30-0

25.1

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 wide, down the legside

25.1

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, defended into the legside and they scamper a run

25.2

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, smacked to deep midwicket

25.3

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, no run

25.4

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended on the back foot

25.5

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 wide

25.5

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

25.6

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, played through the covers

End of over 26 (6 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 110/5
Najibullah Zadran    35* (41b 7x4)      Mital Patel    5-0-24-2
Nasir Jamal    16* (30b 2x4)      P Nair    1-0-12-0

26.1

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run

26.2

Nair to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

26.3

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, full toss and wide, it's smacked through the covers

26.4

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, no run, defended back to the bowler

26.5

Nair to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, just prodded into the legside

26.6

Nair to Nasir Jamal, no run

End of over 27 (7 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 117/5
Nasir Jamal    17* (32b 2x4)      P Nair    2-0-19-0
Najibullah Zadran    41* (45b 8x4)      Mital Patel    5-0-24-2

27.1

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, driven through the offside to the deep point boundary

27.2

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, no run, pushed to midwicket

27.3

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, no run

27.4

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run

27.5

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

27.6

Mital Patel to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 28 (6 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 123/5
Najibullah Zadran    46* (50b 9x4)      Mital Patel    6-0-30-2
Nasir Jamal    18* (33b 2x4)      P Nair    2-0-19-0

28.1

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 2 runs, steered to third man

28.2

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run

28.3

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run, steered again but third man is up

28.4

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, driven to lon-off

28.5

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, no run, pushed back to the bowlerr

28.6

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 29 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 126/5
Najibullah Zadran    46* (52b 9x4)      AC Joshi    1-0-3-0
Nasir Jamal    21* (37b 2x4)      Mital Patel    6-0-30-2

29.1

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, good stop in the covers

29.2

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

29.3

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended into the offside

29.4

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, just tapped into the offside and they run a quick one

29.5

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, turend to midwicket

29.6

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, played into the covers

End of over 30 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 127/5
Najibullah Zadran    46* (54b 9x4)      JS Sandhu    6-0-21-1
Nasir Jamal    22* (41b 2x4)      AC Joshi    1-0-3-0

30.1

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run

30.2

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run, pushed back to the bowler

30.3

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run, played calmly into the offside

30.4

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, driven to long-off

30.5

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, hit uppishly over deep midwicket to bring up the fifty, crucial innings here

30.6

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 31 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 132/5
Najibullah Zadran    50* (56b 10x4)      AC Joshi    2-0-8-0
Nasir Jamal    23* (45b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    6-0-21-1

31.1

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, tries to smash him over cover but does not connect

31.2

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

31.3

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended back to the bowler

31.4

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, half-stop in the covers prevents a four

31.5

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, picks this one up and flights it over midwicket for another boundary

31.6

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, turned through the now vacant midwicket region

End of over 32 (6 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 138/5
Najibullah Zadran    55* (58b 11x4)      JS Sandhu    7-0-27-1
Nasir Jamal    24* (49b 2x4)      AC Joshi    2-0-8-0

32.1

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, played down to long-off

32.2

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, played down to long-on

32.3

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, hit in the iar down to long-on but he fluffs the catch could have been an important wicket for the US

32.4

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.5

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

32.6

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 33 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 142/5
Najibullah Zadran    57* (61b 11x4)      AC Joshi    3-0-12-0
Nasir Jamal    26* (52b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    7-0-27-1

33.1

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, guided down to third man

33.2

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, driven firmly ti mid-off

33.3

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, no run, tries to hack it away but does not connect

33.4

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, driven through the offside to the long-off boundary

33.5

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, wide and short and hacked through the offside

33.6

Sandhu to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run

End of over 34 (10 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 152/5
Najibullah Zadran    66* (66b 13x4)      JS Sandhu    8-0-37-1
Nasir Jamal    27* (53b 2x4)      AC Joshi    3-0-12-0

34.1

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, another glourious hack through the offside

34.2

Joshi to Najibullah Zadran, OUT, but his innings is over now. Great delivery which just finds the outside edge and the keeper takes the catch

Najibullah Zadran c †Taylor b Joshi 70 (68b 14x4 0x6) SR: 102.94

34.3

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, played to the man at cover

34.4

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

34.5

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, defended into the covers

34.6

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, same again to end the over

End of over 35 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 156/6
Mohibullah Oryakhel    0* (4b)      AC Joshi    4-0-16-1
Nasir Jamal    27* (53b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    8-0-37-1

35.1

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, driven down to long-off

35.2

Sandhu to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, pushed into the legside

35.3

Sandhu to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, played to long-off for a single

35.4

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

35.5

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, 2 runs, edged down to third man,good stop at the rope

35.6

Sandhu to Nasir Jamal, no run

End of over 36 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 160/6
Nasir Jamal    30* (57b 2x4)      JS Sandhu    9-0-41-1
Mohibullah Oryakhel    1* (6b)      AC Joshi    4-0-16-1

36.1

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, driven down to long-off

36.2

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, no run, defended back to the bowler

36.3

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, played to long-on

36.4

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, driven into the covers

36.5

Joshi to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, quick single taken in the legside

36.6

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 2 runs, very quick single taken to cover the throw hits but's he safe and they run an overthrow

End of over 37 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 165/6
Nasir Jamal    33* (60b 2x4)      AC Joshi    5-0-21-1
Mohibullah Oryakhel    3* (9b)      JS Sandhu    9-0-41-1

37.1

Mital Patel to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, short ball and it's defended out to point, quick single taken

37.2

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, no run, just misses the outside edge

37.3

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, no run, played directly to cover

37.4

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, single taken in the offside, cover comes round to field

37.5

Mital Patel to Mohibullah Oryakhel, OUT, fullish delivery and the batsman just hits it softly straight back to bowler who takes an easy catch

Mohibullah Oryakhel c & b Mital Patel 4 (11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Runner comes on for Nasir

37.6

Mital Patel to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

End of over 38 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 167/7
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (1b)      Mital Patel    7-0-32-3
Nasir Jamal    34* (63b 2x4)      AC Joshi    5-0-21-1

38.1

Joshi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, turned through midwicket

38.2

Joshi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

38.3

Joshi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run, just tapped into the offside

38.4

Joshi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run, played into the legside

38.5

Joshi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run, played to the man at cover

38.6

Joshi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

End of over 39 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 168/7
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (6b)      AC Joshi    6-0-22-1
Nasir Jamal    35* (64b 2x4)      Mital Patel    7-0-32-3

39.1

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, no run, fishing outside off-stump but nothing connects

39.2

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, tuend to deep midwicket

39.3

Mital Patel to Yamin Ahmadzai, 2 runs

39.4

Mital Patel to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run, played into the offside

39.5

Mital Patel to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run, nearly finds the edge

39.6

Mital Patel to Yamin Ahmadzai, OUT, never looked comfortable and he tries to play a forward defensive shot but misses and the bowler hits

Yamin Ahmadzai b Mital Patel 2 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Powerplay taken

End of over 40 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 171/8
     Mital Patel    8-0-35-4
Nasir Jamal    36* (66b 2x4)      AC Joshi    6-0-22-1

40.1

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, FOUR, hammered to deep square leg

40.2

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, no run

40.3

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, SIX, lovely shot as he smacks him loftily over deep midwicket

40.4

Shahid to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, driven to long-on

40.5

Shahid to Aftab Alam, no run, driven directly to cover

40.6

Shahid to Aftab Alam, 1 run, driven in the air to long-on but it does not carry

End of over 41 (12 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 183/8
Aftab Alam    1* (2b)      H Shahid    9-3-24-2
Nasir Jamal    47* (70b 3x4 1x6)      Mital Patel    8-0-35-4

41.1

Mital Patel to Aftab Alam, OUT, tries to hit him down the ground does not get hold of it and long-on comes in to take a smart catch

Aftab Alam c Shahid b Mital Patel 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Patel on a hat trick

41.2

Mital Patel to Nasir Jamal, OUT, and he gets the hat-trick! Tries to smack him over midwicket but the man there comes in and takes the catch. Not sure if the bowler realises it's 3 in 3.

Nasir Jamal c Sewdial b Mital Patel 47 (71b 3x4 1x6) SR: 66.19

So a decent recovery by the Afghans who were 60/5 but the USA can be delighted with their bowling display, espeicially Mital Patel who took 6 for 35 including that Hat-Trick.

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