Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite, 2012/13 / Commentary

Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite - Group A

Afghanistan v Oman

Afghanistan won by 74 runs

1.2

Ranpura to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, full length and swung over midwicket, one bounce to the rope

Afghanistan 4/0   Mohammad Shahzad 4* (2b 1x4)   RJ Ranpura 0.2-0-4-0

1.4

Ranpura to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, right up there, on middle and leg and swung over, inches over the outstretched hands of Wategaonkar at mid-on, streaky

Afghanistan 8/0   Mohammad Shahzad 8* (4b 2x4)   RJ Ranpura 0.4-0-8-0

3.6

Ranpura to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, short, outside off, and slashed away over cover with a flat bat. Classic Karim

Afghanistan 13/0   Karim Sadiq 4* (15b 1x4)   RJ Ranpura 2-0-13-0

6.3

Khalid Rasheed to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, driven straight back over the bowler, one-bounce to the sightscreen

Afghanistan 37/0   Mohammad Shahzad 33* (22b 3x4 3x6)   Khalid Rasheed 3.3-2-23-0

6.6

Khalid Rasheed to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, swept powerfully, Shahzad hammering the steel railings at square leg

Afghanistan 41/0   Mohammad Shahzad 37* (25b 4x4 3x6)   Khalid Rasheed 4-2-27-0

10.3

Adnan Ilyas to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, batsman gets it right this time, cut shot slammed into the cover boundary

Afghanistan 57/0   Mohammad Shahzad 48* (33b 5x4 3x6)   Adnan Ilyas 1.3-0-10-0

10.6

Adnan Ilyas to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, Gets to 50 with a top stroke, leans into a full-length delivery and carpets the drive to the cover boundary

Afghanistan 63/0   Mohammad Shahzad 53* (35b 6x4 3x6)   Adnan Ilyas 2-0-16-0

14.1

Mehta to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, lofted over the bowler and long-on makes a hash of it in front of the sightscreen

Afghanistan 80/0   Karim Sadiq 24* (41b 2x4 1x6)   HJ Mehta 1.1-0-7-0

17.2

Aamir Kaleem to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, comes down the wicket to hoist a ball pitching on middle to the sightscreen

Afghanistan 93/0   Karim Sadiq 30* (49b 3x4 1x6)   Aamir Kaleem 2.2-0-8-0

25.6

Aamir Kaleem to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, driven hard through the off-side, Karim motoring

Afghanistan 133/0   Karim Sadiq 57* (80b 4x4 2x6)   Aamir Kaleem 7-0-35-0

28.4

Zeeshan Siddiqui to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, takes it on the half-volley and swings it against the turn, one bounce to the midwicket fence

Afghanistan 148/0   Karim Sadiq 65* (86b 5x4 2x6)   Zeeshan Siddiqui 0.4-0-5-0

29.2

Ranpura to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, short and pulled away emphatically

Afghanistan 153/0   Karim Sadiq 69* (89b 6x4 2x6)   RJ Ranpura 5.2-0-25-0

31.5

Ranpura to Karim Sadiq, FOUR

Afghanistan 165/0   Karim Sadiq 76* (97b 7x4 2x6)   RJ Ranpura 6.5-0-35-0

33.6

Ranpura to Karim Sadiq, FOUR, genuine edge! But no slip and no third man

Afghanistan 183/0   Karim Sadiq 85* (105b 8x4 2x6)   RJ Ranpura 8-0-45-0

39.1

Aamir Kaleem to Asghar Stanikzai, FOUR, full-length delivery lofted with ease over and past midwicket

Afghanistan 203/3   Asghar Stanikzai 14* (12b 1x4)   Aamir Kaleem 9.1-0-45-0

46.5

Zeeshan Siddiqui to Afsar Zazai, FOUR, fine stroke, hit inside out through cover

Afghanistan 240/6   Afsar Zazai 8* (7b 1x4)   Zeeshan Siddiqui 7.5-1-34-4

48.4

Zeeshan Siddiqui to Rahmat Shah, FOUR, shuffles down and hoists a length ball over the midwicket boundary

Afghanistan 256/7   Rahmat Shah 6* (3b 1x4)   Zeeshan Siddiqui 8.4-1-43-4
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