Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup, 2012 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup - Group B

Afghanistan Under-19s v Sri Lanka Under-19s

Sri Lanka Under-19s won by 4 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)

0.1

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

0.2

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, 1 wide

0.2

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, 1 run

0.3

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

0.4

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide

0.4

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run

0.5

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

0.6

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, 2 runs

End of over 1 (6 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 6/0
Javed Ahmadi    3* (4b)      VS de Mel    1-0-6-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (2b)     

1.1

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 no ball

1.1

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 2 wides

1.1

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, 1 wide

1.1

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, 1 run, End of the second over, Sri Lanka's Liyaranachi, tall and strapping but also wide and erratic. Afghanistan ticking along

1.2

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

1.3

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

1.4

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along, 16 for 0 after 3 overs

1.6

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide

1.6

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

End of over 2 (12 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 12/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (8b)      RM Liyanarachchi    1-0-6-0
Javed Ahmadi    4* (5b)      VS de Mel    1-0-6-0

2.1

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

2.2

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

2.3

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

2.4

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

2.5

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, FOUR, Sanitha de Mel, building up pace from the Swimming Pool End but Javed Ahmadi in control, slashes a FOUR through third man, all along the ground and Afghanistan racing along

2.6

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

End of over 3 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 16/0
Javed Ahmadi    8* (11b 1x4)      VS de Mel    2-0-10-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (8b)      RM Liyanarachchi    1-0-6-0

3.1

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

3.2

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

3.3

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

3.4

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

3.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide

3.5

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

3.6

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

End of over 4 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 17/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (14b)      RM Liyanarachchi    2-0-7-0
Javed Ahmadi    8* (11b 1x4)      VS de Mel    2-0-10-0

4.1

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, no run

4.2

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, 1 run

4.3

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.4

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.5

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

4.6

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 wide

4.6

de Mel to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

End of over 5 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 19/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (18b)      VS de Mel    3-0-12-0
Javed Ahmadi    9* (13b 1x4)      RM Liyanarachchi    2-0-7-0

5.1

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, no run

5.2

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, FOUR

5.3

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, no run

5.4

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, FOUR, FOUR, arrogance! Javed Ahmadi, just flicks a full-pitched ball over mid-on, slams into the Pavilion on the second bounce. Top shot

5.5

Liyanarachchi to Javed Ahmadi, 1 run, Pushed to mid-off for an easy single

5.6

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

End of over 6 (9 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 28/0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (19b)      RM Liyanarachchi    3-0-16-0
Javed Ahmadi    18* (18b 3x4)      VS de Mel    3-0-12-0

6.1

de Mel to Javed Ahmadi, OUT, WICKET Ahmadi cuts hard but falls to a brilliant catch at backward point by Lahiru Madusanka, head high and the sound of ball into palm could be heard fifty yards away.

Javed Ahmadi c Madushanka b de Mel 18 (31m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 94.73

6.2

de Mel to Shabir Noori, no run

6.3

de Mel to Shabir Noori, no run

6.4

de Mel to Shabir Noori, no run

6.5

de Mel to Shabir Noori, 1 wide

6.5

de Mel to Shabir Noori, no run, End of the seventh, arguably Afghanistan's best U-19 bat, Shabir Noori at the crease with left-hander Hasmatullah Shaidi. Sri Lanka getting back into the game, bowlers hitting their proverbial straps

6.6

de Mel to Shabir Noori, no run

End of over 7 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 29/1
Shabir Noori    0* (5b)      VS de Mel    4-0-13-1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    1* (19b)      RM Liyanarachchi    3-0-16-0

7.1

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

7.2

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

7.3

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run

7.4

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run

7.5

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run

7.6

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run, Liyanarachchi keeping the ball right up to the bat in the off-stump corridor, good over

End of over 8 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 30/1
Shabir Noori    0* (8b)      RM Liyanarachchi    4-0-17-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    2* (22b)      VS de Mel    4-0-13-1

8.1

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.2

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.3

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.4

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

8.5

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run, Big appeal by De Mel, the ball thudding into Shaidi's pads but pitching outside leg

8.6

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, Crack of bat on ball, as Shaidi pulls to square leg, the man on the boundary gathers

End of over 9 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 31/1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    3* (28b)      LD Madushanka    1-0-1-0
Shabir Noori    0* (8b)      RM Liyanarachchi    4-0-17-0

9.1

Liyanarachchi to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, Shaidi cuts to point, a dive saves the boundary

9.2

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run

9.3

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, FOUR, Shabir leans into a front-foot drive, rockets to the nets at long-off.

9.4

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run

9.5

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run

9.6

Liyanarachchi to Shabir Noori, no run, A flick to leg, falls just short of the fielder at backward square inside the circle. The wicket's a little slow and some shots aren't quite on yet.

End of over 10 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 36/1
Shabir Noori    4* (13b 1x4)      RM Liyanarachchi    5-0-22-0
Hashmatullah Shaidi    4* (29b)      LD Madushanka    1-0-1-0

10.1

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run, Length ball on off, tapped to point for an easy single

10.2

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, 1 run, Turned off the hips for another amble

10.3

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

10.4

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

10.5

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

10.6

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Sri Lanka's spinners lie in wait and one feels they'll be the ones who could trouble the Afghan batsmen. Its an easy-paced wicket and the fast-bowlers are struggling to get the ball chest-high when pitching short

End of over 11 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 38/1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    5* (34b)      LD Madushanka    2-0-3-0
Shabir Noori    5* (14b 1x4)      RM Liyanarachchi    5-0-22-0

11.1

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run

Aponso lands on a length, Shabir works to leg

11.2

Aponso to Hashmatullah Shaidi, 1 run

Aponso lands on a length, Shaidi works to leg

11.3

Aponso to Shabir Noori, no run

11.4

Aponso to Shabir Noori, no run

11.5

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run

Pitched up, slow turn, Shabir dinks to the third man region

11.6

Aponso to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

End of over 12 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 41/1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    6* (36b)      MA Aponso    1-0-3-0
Shabir Noori    7* (18b 1x4)      LD Madushanka    2-0-3-0

12.1

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

12.2

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, 1 run

Shabir untroubled by the medium-fast pace, pushes a length-ball, with time to spare, to mid-off

12.3

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

12.4

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

12.5

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

12.6

Madushanka to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

Big appeal for leg-before, the ball skidding through to slam the batsman shin-high, but its declined.

End of over 13 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 42/1
Hashmatullah Shaidi    6* (40b)      LD Madushanka    3-0-4-0
Shabir Noori    8* (20b 1x4)      MA Aponso    1-0-3-0

13.1

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run

Pushed to cover

13.2

Aponso to Hashmatullah Shaidi, no run

13.3

Aponso to Hashmatullah Shaidi, OUT

Hashmatullah Shaidi c †Dickwella b Aponso 6 (61m 42b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Shaidi who'd lost all momentum, slashes with his feet planted and the 'keeper gleefully gathers the snick

13.4

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

13.5

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

13.6

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

End of over 14 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 43/2
Noor-ul-Haq    0* (3b)      MA Aponso    2-0-4-1
Shabir Noori    9* (21b 1x4)      LD Madushanka    3-0-4-0

14.1

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

14.2

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, 1 run

14.3

Madushanka to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

14.4

Madushanka to Noor-ul-Haq, no run, Noor-ul-Haq an U-19 veteran, in some form, made two hundreds against the senior side last week in the team's warm-up matches. Known for solidity rather than flamboyance. Afghanistan with some rebuilding to do

14.5

Madushanka to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

Aponso to continue from the Pavilion End. Hazy sunshine

14.6

Madushanka to Noor-ul-Haq, 2 runs

Misfield at mid-on, form a firm front-foot drive as Noor-ul-Haq stepped down the wicket, gives the batsmen two

End of over 15 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 46/2
Noor-ul-Haq    2* (7b)      LD Madushanka    4-0-7-0
Shabir Noori    10* (23b 1x4)      MA Aponso    2-0-4-1

15.1

Aponso to Shabir Noori, no run

15.2

Aponso to Shabir Noori, no run

15.3

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run, Noori working the runs inside the circle but there have been no boundaries for quite some time

Noori working the runs inside the circle but there have been no boundaries for quite some time

15.4

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

15.5

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

15.6

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

And that takes us to the drinks break with Sri Lanka in happier position than Afghanistan, the strangle is on. No boundaries since the 10th over, and with a score of 250 the Afghan target, quite some work to do for the batsmen

End of over 16 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 47/2
Noor-ul-Haq    2* (10b)      MA Aponso    3-0-5-1
Shabir Noori    11* (26b 1x4)      LD Madushanka    4-0-7-0

16.1

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, FOUR

A refreshed Shabir smacks one on the up through cover, three chase to no avail

16.2

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

16.3

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, FOUR

Flicked to square-leg with some authority

16.4

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

16.5

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

16.6

Madushanka to Shabir Noori, no run

Shabir looks in fine form, much rests on him

End of over 17 (8 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 55/2
Shabir Noori    19* (32b 3x4)      LD Madushanka    5-0-15-0
Noor-ul-Haq    2* (10b)      MA Aponso    3-0-5-1

17.1

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

17.2

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, 2 runs

Played off the back-foot, angled past slip down to third man

17.3

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, 1 run, Pushed to mid-on off the front foot

17.4

Aponso to Shabir Noori, no run

17.5

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run, Driven firmly to mid-off off the front-foot

17.6

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, 1 run

Afghanistan were rather humbled in the last U/19 World Cup, look quite a different side now. Sri Lanka not having it easy by any means

End of over 18 (5 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 60/2
Noor-ul-Haq    6* (14b)      MA Aponso    4-0-10-1
Shabir Noori    20* (34b 3x4)      LD Madushanka    5-0-15-0

18.1

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

18.2

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, FOUR, Cut hard to wide-third man, no one on the boundary

18.3

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

18.4

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

18.5

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, FOUR, Played like Shabir Noori! Shot of a man in form, given room, just leans into a length ball

18.6

de Mel to Noor-ul-Haq, 1 run, Pinches the strike with a scurried push to cover's right hand

End of over 19 (9 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 69/2
Noor-ul-Haq    15* (20b 2x4)      VS de Mel    5-0-22-1
Shabir Noori    20* (34b 3x4)      MA Aponso    4-0-10-1

19.1

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

19.2

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

19.3

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, no run

19.4

Aponso to Noor-ul-Haq, OUT, Beaten by a toppie! Noor-ul-Haq aims a big drive at what must looked like a juicy one, only to have off-and middle knocked back. Momentum-sapping wicket for Sri Lanka

Noor-ul-Haq b Aponso 15 (24m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

19.5

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

19.6

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, A good contest building up, unfortunately so are some clouds. Slightly gloomy here in Kuala Lumpur now

End of over 20 (wicket maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 69/3
Mohibullah Oryakhel    0* (2b)      MA Aponso    5-1-10-2
Shabir Noori    20* (34b 3x4)      VS de Mel    5-0-22-1

20.1

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, no run, The leggie findingf spin straight away, and Shabir is beaten, playing defensively

20.2

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, FOUR

A loose one, and Shabir takes advantage,, slammed to the square leg fence

20.3

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, no run

20.4

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, no run

20.5

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, no run

20.6

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, no run

End of over 21 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 73/3
Shabir Noori    24* (40b 4x4)      PHT Kaushal    1-0-4-0
Mohibullah Oryakhel    0* (2b)      MA Aponso    5-1-10-2

21.1

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, Pushed to mid-on, quick single

21.2

Aponso to Shabir Noori, 1 run, Driven to mid-on, a little deep

21.3

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

21.4

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

21.5

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

21.6

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

Mid-pitch conference between the batsmen, will be trying to be more positive

End of over 22 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 75/3
Mohibullah Oryakhel    1* (7b)      MA Aponso    6-1-12-2
Shabir Noori    25* (41b 4x4)      PHT Kaushal    1-0-4-0

22.1

Kaushal to Shabir Noori, OUT, Excellent catch, one handed low to his left by the bowler, Shabir drives just a little uppishly and the Afghan danger-man goes after another cameo

Shabir Noori c & b Kaushal 25 (62m 42b 4x4 0x6) SR: 59.52

22.2

Kaushal to Afsar Zazai, no run

22.3

Kaushal to Afsar Zazai, OUT, Another ripper! Kaushal looks a find! Afsar Zazai clueless against the leg-break

Afsar Zazai b Kaushal 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

22.4

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Worked to backward sqaure

22.5

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

22.6

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

These two batsmen are generally Afghanistan's players for a crisis, have the guts and skill to see things through but Kaushal from the Swimming Pool End is proving a real handful

End of over 23 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 76/5
Mohibullah Oryakhel    1* (9b)      PHT Kaushal    2-0-5-2
Nasir Jamal    1* (1b)      MA Aponso    6-1-12-2

23.1

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Played to midwicket, quick dash for one

23.2

Aponso to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run, Crisply driven to long-off

23.3

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, no run

23.4

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, no run

23.5

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, no run

23.6

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Driven to long-off, Ahmadzai's long legs make short work of the 22 yards

23.6

Aponso to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Driven to long-off, Ahmadzai's long legs make short work of the 22 yards

End of over 24 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 79/5
Nasir Jamal    3* (6b)      MA Aponso    7-1-15-2
Mohibullah Oryakhel    2* (10b)      PHT Kaushal    2-0-5-2

24.1

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

24.2

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

24.3

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run

24.4

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

24.5

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

24.6

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run, End of another fine over from the off-spinner with plenty of variations.

24.6

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run, End of another fine over from the off-spinner with plenty of variations.

24.6

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run, End of another fine over from the off-spinner with plenty of variations.

End of over 25 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 81/5
Nasir Jamal    4* (11b)      PHT Kaushal    3-0-7-2
Mohibullah Oryakhel    3* (11b)      MA Aponso    7-1-15-2

25.1

Adikari to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

25.2

Adikari to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 1 run

25.3

Adikari to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

25.4

Adikari to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

25.5

Adikari to Mohibullah Oryakhel, 2 runs

25.6

Adikari to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

These batsmen are keeping the ball on the ground, and are lightning between the wickets but its a shaky platform they're on. Afghanistan will be glad to make 200 now

End of over 26 (4 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 85/5
Mohibullah Oryakhel    6* (16b)      KVA Adikari    1-0-4-0
Nasir Jamal    5* (12b)      PHT Kaushal    3-0-7-2

26.1

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Pushed to mid-off

26.2

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run, Beaten by one that holds its line

26.3

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

26.4

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, no run

26.5

Kaushal to Mohibullah Oryakhel, OUT, That one bit and bounced! The 'keeper rising to take the outside-edge chest-high. Kaushal slicing through the Afghans

Mohibullah Oryakhel c †Dickwella b Kaushal 6 (27m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

26.6

Kaushal to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 27 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 86/6
Najibullah Zadran    0* (1b)      PHT Kaushal    4-0-8-3
Nasir Jamal    6* (13b)      KVA Adikari    1-0-4-0

27.1

Adikari to Nasir Jamal, no run

27.2

Adikari to Nasir Jamal, no run

27.3

Adikari to Nasir Jamal, 1 leg bye

27.4

Adikari to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Flat-batted to cover point by the left-hander

27.5

Adikari to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

27.6

Adikari to Najibullah Zadran, 1 wide

27.6

Adikari to Najibullah Zadran, SIX, First one of the innings, half-volley on leg, hit high over mid-wicket and the Afghan fans there finally have something to celebrate

End of over 28 (10 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 96/6
Najibullah Zadran    7* (3b 1x6)      KVA Adikari    2-0-13-0
Nasir Jamal    7* (17b)      PHT Kaushal    4-0-8-3

28.1

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

28.2

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

28.3

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 2 runs, Not reading the doosra but far enough forward and played down, fine leg runs round

28.4

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

28.5

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Potential run-out, Ahmadzai sent back, the throw misses the stumps and the overthrow is taken

28.6

Kaushal to Najibullah Zadran, no run

End of over 29 (3 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 99/6
Najibullah Zadran    7* (4b 1x6)      PHT Kaushal    5-0-11-3
Nasir Jamal    10* (22b)      KVA Adikari    2-0-13-0

29.1

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, no run

29.2

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Driven hard off the front-foot to long-on

29.3

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, no run

29.4

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, 1 wide

29.4

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, no run

29.5

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, (no ball) FOUR

Rifle-crack to long-off, long-on ten yards away had no chance

29.5

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, (no ball) FOUR

Rifle-crack to long-off, long-on ten yards away had no chance

29.5

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, (no ball) FOUR

Rifle-crack to long-off, long-on ten yards away had no chance

29.5

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, SIX, And full-advantage taken of the free hit, pulled high over square leg

29.6

Liyanarachchi to Najibullah Zadran, OUT, What did Madonna say. 'experience has made me rich'? Liyanarachchi holds one back and Najib sees it but can't check his shot quite enough and skews the slower ball to point. Good thinking by the bowler and an enterprising partnership is ended

Najibullah Zadran c Kaushal b Liyanarachchi 17 (14m 9b 1x4 2x6) SR: 188.88

End of over 30 (13 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 112/7
     RM Liyanarachchi    6-0-35-1
Nasir Jamal    11* (24b)      PHT Kaushal    5-0-11-3

30.1

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

30.2

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

30.3

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

30.4

Kaushal to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

30.5

Kaushal to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

30.6

Kaushal to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

End of over 31 (1 run) Afghanistan Under-19s 113/7
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (3b)      PHT Kaushal    6-0-12-3
Nasir Jamal    12* (27b)      RM Liyanarachchi    6-0-35-1

31.1

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, no run

31.2

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, no run, Ahmadzai digs out an attempted yorker. The bowler's found his rhythm now, Good contest within a contest between these two

31.3

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run

31.4

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

31.5

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

31.6

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, 1 wide

31.6

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, no run

End of over 32 (2 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 115/7
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (6b)      RM Liyanarachchi    7-0-37-1
Nasir Jamal    13* (30b)      PHT Kaushal    6-0-12-3

32.1

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.2

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.3

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.4

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.5

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

32.6

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, no run

At this present rate, Afghanistan will make 175-180, may just be enough to put Sri Lanka under pressure - Afghanistan have a fine attack. But they've got to negotiate up to three more Kaushal overs. He's been the key factor today

End of over 33 (maiden) Afghanistan Under-19s 115/7
Nasir Jamal    13* (36b)      PHT Kaushal    7-1-12-3
Yamin Ahmadzai    0* (6b)      RM Liyanarachchi    7-0-37-1

33.1

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, 1 run, Driven on the front-foot to long-off

33.2

Liyanarachchi to Nasir Jamal, 1 run, Pushed to cover's left

33.3

Liyanarachchi to Yamin Ahmadzai, OUT, Jagged in through the gate

Yamin Ahmadzai b Liyanarachchi 1 (11m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 12.50

Match State: Drinks

33.4

Liyanarachchi to Sharafudin, OUT, Pretty plumb, would have hit middle and leg

Sharafudin lbw b Liyanarachchi 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

33.5

Liyanarachchi to Aftab Alam, FOUR, The hitter hits! Soaring over midwicket

33.6

Liyanarachchi to Aftab Alam, 1 run

End of over 34 (7 runs) Afghanistan Under-19s 122/9
Aftab Alam    5* (2b 1x4)      RM Liyanarachchi    8-0-44-3
Nasir Jamal    14* (37b)      PHT Kaushal    7-1-12-3

34.1

Kaushal to Aftab Alam, no run, Kaushal against Aftab's going to be fun!

34.2

Kaushal to Aftab Alam, no run

34.3

Kaushal to Aftab Alam, SIX, A stride down the wicket and monstered over long-off, Kaushal can't believe it!

34.4

Kaushal to Aftab Alam, 1 run, In the air, but short of long-on

34.5

Kaushal to Nasir Jamal, OUT, A thick edge, bounce and turn as ever

Nasir Jamal c †Dickwella b Kaushal 14 (50m 38b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.84

Match State: Innings Break Afghanistan had Sri Lanka a little worried initially, but Sri Lanka kept on going and as soon as Tharindi Kaushal came on with his fast off-breaks and doosras, the Afghans were in trouble. 129's unlikely to be enough but Afghanistan do have some fine bowlers of their own and may even be better than Sri Lanka in the field. Join us again in 5 minutes for the start of the Sri Lankan chase

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