Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup, Group B: Afghanistan v Kuwait at Lalitpur, Mar 31, 2013
Afghanistan won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
31 March 2013 (20-over match)

Samiullah Shenwari to Aamir Javed, OUT, back when being forward would have been best, top-spinner skids through the defence

Aamir Javed b Samiullah Shenwari 4 (19m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

Kuwait 39/1   Yasar Idrees 33* (17b 5x4 2x6)   Samiullah Shenwari 0.1-0-0-1

Samiullah Shenwari to Mohammed Ghulam, OUT, static feet, thin tickle

Mohammed Ghulam c †Karim Sadiq b Samiullah Shenwari 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kuwait 39/2   Yasar Idrees 33* (17b 5x4 2x6)   Samiullah Shenwari 0.2-0-0-2

Nasim Baras to Abid Mushtaq, OUT, pitched up, batsman planted, through with the shot, catching practise for mid-off.

Abid Mushtaq c Aftab Alam b Nasim Baras 7 (4m 7b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Kuwait 47/3   Yasar Idrees 33* (17b 5x4 2x6)   M Nasim Baras 1.3-0-19-1

Mohammad Nabi to Ali Zaheer, OUT, floated up on a full length, Ali tries to go long, just a little early on the shot and straight down mid-on's throat, Ali thumps his pads on the way back, disgusted with himself. Had been looking good

Ali Zaheer c Nasim Baras b Mohammad Nabi 20 (18m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 117.64

Kuwait 81/4   Yasar Idrees 47* (26b 5x4 3x6)   Mohammad Nabi 1.5-0-18-1

Samiullah Shenwari to Yasar Idrees, OUT, short and swung round, swerving towards square leg who crouches to pouch.

Yasar Idrees c Aftab Alam b Samiullah Shenwari 64 (57m 40b 6x4 4x6) SR: 160.00

Kuwait 101/5   Sibtain Raza 2* (5b)   Samiullah Shenwari 3-0-13-3

Mohammad Nabi to Saad Khalid, OUT, trapped right in front, ball scooting through bat and pad, struck shin high, could have been the top-spinner. Kuwait's potential total goes down by 20 runs

Saad Khalid lbw b Mohammad Nabi 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kuwait 101/6   Sibtain Raza 2* (5b)   Mohammad Nabi 3.1-0-19-2

Aftab Alam to Azmatullah Nazeer, OUT, real effort ball, looking for the yorker, big stride down the wicket to cover it, but no bat on ball

Azmatullah Nazeer lbw b Aftab Alam 1 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Kuwait 105/7   Sibtain Raza 4* (9b)   Aftab Alam 0.4-0-2-1

Aftab Alam to Rizwan Ali, OUT, it's that yorker again, at pace too, Aftab 'hitting his straps' today

S Rizwan Ali b Aftab Alam 2 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Kuwait 111/8   Sibtain Raza 5* (11b)   Aftab Alam 1.1-0-2-2

Nasim Baras to Sibtain Raza, OUT, slog-swept again, not timed as well as the batsman'd like, high to midwicket coming in from the boundary

Sibtain Raza c Mohammad Nasim b Nasim Baras 6 (33m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

Kuwait 125/9   Haroon Shahid 13* (7b 2x4)   M Nasim Baras 2.4-0-28-2

Nasim Baras to Ali Shahzad, OUT, slog-swept, goes low to long-on, comes in and takes the catch diving in front of him.

Ali Shahzad c Shafiqullah b Nasim Baras 4 (6m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Kuwait 133/10   Haroon Shahid 16* (10b 2x4)   M Nasim Baras 3.2-0-28-3





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Hours of play (local time) 09.15 start, First Session 09.15-10.30, Interval 10.30-10.45, Second Session 10.45-12.00