Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates [March 2013], 2012/13 / Commentary

Afghanistan v Scotland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Afghanistan v Scotland

Afghanistan won by 27 runs

0.1

Wardlaw to Karim Sadiq, no run

0.2

Wardlaw to Karim Sadiq, 1 leg bye

0.3

Wardlaw to Nawroz Mangal, no run

0.4

Wardlaw to Nawroz Mangal, OUT

Nawroz Mangal c Machan b Wardlaw 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.5

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

0.6

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

End of over 1 (1 run, wicket maiden) Afghanistan 1/1
Mohammad Shahzad    0* (2b)      I Wardlaw    1-1-0-1
Karim Sadiq    0* (2b)     

1.1

Carter to Karim Sadiq, no run

1.2

Carter to Karim Sadiq, FOUR

1.3

Carter to Karim Sadiq, OUT

Karim Sadiq c MacLeod b Carter 4 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

1.4

Carter to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

1.5

Carter to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

1.6

Carter to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

End of over 2 (4 runs) Afghanistan 5/2
Asghar Stanikzai    0* (3b)      NM Carter    1-0-4-1
Mohammad Shahzad    0* (2b)      I Wardlaw    1-1-0-1

2.1

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, short ball pulled hard to mid wicket fence

2.2

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, fast in dipper, cut straight to gully

2.3

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, bangedin short, blind slog, ball in the air, feilder dives and the ball falls short of him

2.4

Wardlaw to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

2.5

Wardlaw to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

2.6

Wardlaw to Asghar Stanikzai, FOUR, short of good length, batsmen stands tall and smashes it to mid wicket

End of over 3 (9 runs) Afghanistan 14/2
Asghar Stanikzai    4* (6b 1x4)      I Wardlaw    2-1-9-1
Mohammad Shahzad    5* (5b 1x4)      NM Carter    1-0-4-1

3.1

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, fullish length, smashed back pass the bowler, great timing

3.2

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

3.3

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, good length ball, batsmen takes a chance, miss hit to long off, ball races to the rope

3.4

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 wide

3.4

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, leg stump ball, short on length, pulled down to fine leg

3.5

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, agony by the bowler, banged in short, the heat is on

3.6

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, no run, good length ball, square driven to point

End of over 4 (13 runs) Afghanistan 27/2
Mohammad Shahzad    17* (11b 4x4)      NM Carter    2-0-17-1
Asghar Stanikzai    4* (6b 1x4)      I Wardlaw    2-1-9-1

4.1

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

4.2

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, backfoot punch to mid wicket, easy run

4.3

Drummond to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, steered down to midwicket

4.4

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, nudge down to fine leg, looking for a couple, settle for one

4.5

Drummond to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

4.6

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

End of over 5 (4 runs) Afghanistan 31/2
Asghar Stanikzai    6* (10b 1x4)      GD Drummond    1-0-4-0
Mohammad Shahzad    19* (13b 4x4)      NM Carter    2-0-17-1

5.1

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

5.2

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR, runs down the track, thick inside edge to square leg

5.3

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, full toss, belted down to mid wicket

5.4

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

5.5

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

5.6

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, angled down to mid wicket, easy single

End of over 6 (6 runs) Afghanistan 37/2
Asghar Stanikzai    7* (13b 1x4)      MW Machan    1-0-6-0
Mohammad Shahzad    24* (16b 5x4)      GD Drummond    1-0-4-0

6.1

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

6.2

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

6.3

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

6.4

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, flicked down to fine leg, good running

6.5

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

6.6

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, driven to covers

End of over 7 (2 runs) Afghanistan 39/2
Mohammad Shahzad    25* (18b 5x4)      RM Haq    1-0-2-0
Asghar Stanikzai    8* (17b 1x4)      MW Machan    1-0-6-0

7.1

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, full length ball, driven down to long on

7.2

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, comes down the track and slshes hard to square leg

7.3

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, steered to mid wicket

7.4

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

7.5

Machan to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, smashed down the ground to long on

7.6

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

End of over 8 (4 runs) Afghanistan 43/2
Mohammad Shahzad    27* (21b 5x4)      MW Machan    2-0-10-0
Asghar Stanikzai    10* (20b 1x4)      RM Haq    1-0-2-0

8.1

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 leg bye

8.2

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

8.3

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, SIX, comes down the track, loopy ball, lofted shot to mid wicket

8.4

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

8.5

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, nudge down to mid wicket

8.6

Haq to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, angled down to square leg

End of over 9 (9 runs) Afghanistan 52/2
Asghar Stanikzai    11* (22b 1x4)      RM Haq    2-0-10-0
Mohammad Shahzad    34* (25b 5x4 1x6)      MW Machan    2-0-10-0

9.1

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, SIX, fullish length, cross batted pull shot to mid wicket, lusty hit

9.2

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

9.3

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, FOUR, flick shot, missed, inside edge to fine leg

9.4

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

9.5

Drummond to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, cut shot, to the cover sweeper

9.6

Drummond to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, full toss, placed to mid wicket

End of over 10 (12 runs) Afghanistan 64/2
Mohammad Shahzad    35* (26b 5x4 1x6)      GD Drummond    2-0-16-0
Asghar Stanikzai    22* (27b 2x4 1x6)      RM Haq    2-0-10-0

10.1

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, 2 runs, loosener, cut shot to backward point

10.2

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, lofted shot to long off

10.3

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, rocks back, cuts it extra cover

10.4

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

10.5

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, pull shot, gets a top edge pass the bowler

10.6

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, steered down to backward point

End of over 11 (6 runs) Afghanistan 70/2
Asghar Stanikzai    24* (29b 2x4 1x6)      MM Iqbal    1-0-6-0
Mohammad Shahzad    39* (30b 5x4 1x6)      GD Drummond    2-0-16-0

11.1

Mommsen to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run

11.2

Mommsen to Mohammad Shahzad, FOUR

11.3

Mommsen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run

11.4

Mommsen to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run

11.5

Mommsen to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run

11.6

Mommsen to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run

End of over 12 (9 runs) Afghanistan 79/2
Asghar Stanikzai    27* (32b 2x4 1x6)      PL Mommsen    1-0-9-0
Mohammad Shahzad    45* (33b 6x4 1x6)      MM Iqbal    1-0-6-0

12.1

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, no run

12.2

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, miss timed cut shot to gully

12.3

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, down the track and gets a top edge, fielder coming under it, drops it

12.4

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

12.5

Iqbal to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, cover drive, outside edge to third man

12.6

Iqbal to Asghar Stanikzai, 1 run, full toss, miss timed pull to mid wicket

End of over 13 (5 runs) Afghanistan 84/2
Asghar Stanikzai    30* (36b 2x4 1x6)      MM Iqbal    2-0-11-0
Mohammad Shahzad    47* (35b 6x4 1x6)      PL Mommsen    1-0-9-0

13.1

Carter to Asghar Stanikzai, OUT, lofted shot to mid wicket, top edge, feilder takes his time and takes a neat catch

Asghar Stanikzai c Mommsen b Carter 30 (37b 2x4 1x6) SR: 81.08

13.2

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run

13.3

Carter to Gulbadin Naib, no run

13.4

Carter to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, short of length, angled down to thirdman

13.5

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

13.6

Carter to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, late cut down to thirdman

End of over 14 (3 runs) Afghanistan 87/3
Mohammad Shahzad    49* (38b 6x4 1x6)      NM Carter    3-0-20-2
Gulbadin Naib    1* (2b)      MM Iqbal    2-0-11-0

14.1

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, nicely driven to long off, 50 runs for Shehzad

14.2

Wardlaw to Gulbadin Naib, no run

14.3

Wardlaw to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, square driven to the cover sweeper

14.4

Wardlaw to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, full toss, belted hard to mid wicket

14.5

Wardlaw to Gulbadin Naib, SIX, fullish length, picked from middle stump, lofted shot to long on

14.6

Wardlaw to Gulbadin Naib, 2 runs, inside out shot over covers, good running between

End of over 15 (11 runs) Afghanistan 98/3
Gulbadin Naib    10* (6b 1x6)      I Wardlaw    3-1-20-1
Mohammad Shahzad    51* (40b 6x4 1x6)      NM Carter    3-0-20-2

15.1

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, low full toss, hammered to long off

15.2

Machan to Gulbadin Naib, FOUR, fullish length, lofted over the infield, good hit

15.3

Machan to Gulbadin Naib, 1 run, full toss again, miss timed pull shot to mid wicket

15.4

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, inside out shot

15.5

Machan to Gulbadin Naib, no run

15.6

Machan to Gulbadin Naib, OUT, down the track, misses a pull shot, hits the timber

Gulbadin Naib b Machan 15 (10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

End of over 16 (7 runs) Afghanistan 105/4
     MW Machan    3-0-17-1
Mohammad Shahzad    53* (42b 6x4 1x6)      I Wardlaw    3-1-20-1

16.1

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, smashed down the ground to long off

16.2

Haq to Mohammad Nabi, no run

16.3

Haq to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, pushed to mid wicket

16.4

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, 1 run, runs down the track, smashes it to long off

16.5

Haq to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, driven past the bowler to long off

16.6

Haq to Mohammad Shahzad, no run

End of over 17 (4 runs) Afghanistan 109/4
Mohammad Shahzad    55* (45b 6x4 1x6)      RM Haq    3-0-14-0
Mohammad Nabi    2* (3b)      MW Machan    3-0-17-1

17.1

Machan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, lofted down to mid wicket

17.2

Machan to Mohammad Shahzad, OUT, pull shot, miss timed, gets a top edge, nicely taken by coetzer at mid wicket

Mohammad Shahzad c Coetzer b Machan 55 (46b 6x4 1x6) SR: 119.56

17.3

Machan to Mohammad Nabi, no run

17.4

Machan to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, full length ball,lofted over the bowler straight down the fence

17.5

Machan to Mohammad Nabi, OUT, short length ball, pulled hard, straight down to coetzer's throat

Mohammad Nabi c Coetzer b Machan 7 (7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

17.6

Machan to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, lofted shot to long on

End of over 18 (6 runs) Afghanistan 115/6
Samiullah Shenwari    1* (1b)      MW Machan    4-0-23-3
Mirwais Ashraf    0* (0b)      RM Haq    3-0-14-0

18.1

Wardlaw to Samiullah Shenwari, FOUR, short of length, pulled down to mid wicket, fielder dives and misses

18.2

Wardlaw to Samiullah Shenwari, 2 runs, miss timed cover drive, gets a top edge over the point fielder

18.3

Wardlaw to Samiullah Shenwari, 1 run, fullish length, on drives, inside edge to square leg

18.4

Wardlaw to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 run, square driven to backward point

18.5

Wardlaw to Samiullah Shenwari, OUT, good length ball, batsmen tries a lofted shot, misses and the ball crashes into the stumps

Samiullah Shenwari b Wardlaw 8 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 160.00

18.6

Wardlaw to Hamid Hassan, 2 runs, pulled down to mid wicket, batsmen run hard and make it easily

End of over 19 (10 runs) Afghanistan 125/7
Hamid Hassan    2* (1b)      I Wardlaw    4-1-30-2
Mirwais Ashraf    1* (1b)      MW Machan    4-0-23-3

19.1

Carter to Mirwais Ashraf, no run

19.2

Carter to Mirwais Ashraf, 2 runs, pull shot, gets a top edge, ball lands in no mans land

19.3

Carter to Mirwais Ashraf, no run

19.4

Carter to Mirwais Ashraf, 1 run, full length ball, lofted shot to mid wicket

19.5

Carter to Hamid Hassan, 2 runs, pull shot, batsmen run hard and make it easily, great running

19.6

Carter to Hamid Hassan, 2 runs, short length ball, miss timed pull shot to mid wicket, great running yet again.

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 20 (7 runs) Afghanistan 132/7
Hamid Hassan    6* (3b)      NM Carter    4-0-27-2
Mirwais Ashraf    4* (5b)      I Wardlaw    4-1-30-2
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