Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup, 1st Semi-Final: Afghanistan v Hong Kong at Kirtipur, Apr 2, 2013
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
2 April 2013 (20-over match)

Amir Hamza to Irfan Ahmed, OUT, comes down the wicket, and is beaten in the flight initially, that zips off the wicket

Irfan Ahmed st †Karim Sadiq b Amir Hamza 6 (6m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

Hong Kong 11/1   Waqas Barkat 0* (1b)   Amir Hamza 0.2-0-0-1

Amir Hamza to Atkinson, OUT, playing a drive, and through him, Hamza's delivery has that extra bit of hang-time and then zips off the wicket

JJ Atkinson b Amir Hamza 15 (16m 12b 1x4 1x6) SR: 125.00

Hong Kong 43/2   Waqas Barkat 17* (12b 4x4)   Amir Hamza 1.1-0-5-2

Amir Hamza to Waqas Barkat, OUT, goes to sweep one pitched up on leg, takes the top-edge goes high and Karim just has to run three yards forward

Waqas Barkat c †Karim Sadiq b Amir Hamza 17 (27m 14b 4x4 0x6) SR: 121.42

Hong Kong 44/3   Nizakat Khan 1* (3b)   Amir Hamza 2-0-6-3

Amir Hamza to Nizakat Khan, OUT, played to point, Shafiqullah throws to the 'keeper, Kruger had raced down, sent back, tossed to the bowler, and Kruger's out by a yard

CK Kruger run out 2 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Hong Kong 48/4   Nizakat Khan 3* (6b)   Amir Hamza 2.2-0-6-3

Samiullah Shenwari to Nizakat Khan, OUT, trying to repeat the stroke, is bowled!

Nizakat Khan b Samiullah Shenwari 14 (15m 13b 1x4 1x6) SR: 107.69

Hong Kong 61/5   Babar Hayat 2* (4b)   Samiullah Shenwari 2-0-11-1

Aftab Alam to Anshuman Rath, OUT, batsman through with the attempted pull, ball goes off his midriff and lands on the stumps, bails fall

Anshuman Rath b Aftab Alam 11 (12m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 78.57

Hong Kong 78/6   Babar Hayat 7* (11b)   Aftab Alam 0.3-0-2-1

Mohammad Nabi to Tanwir Afzal, OUT, swept, hit hard but more loft than distance, and square leg just has to wait for it, he was all alone on the leg side

Tanwir Afzal c Fazal Niazai b Mohammad Nabi 0 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Hong Kong 79/7   Babar Hayat 8* (12b)   Mohammad Nabi 2.2-0-11-1

Amir Hamza to Aizaz Khan, OUT, played to short fine leg, sets off, Babar hares down but the direct hit from Aftab Alam beats him

Babar Hayat run out 14 (39m 24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

Hong Kong 105/8   Aizaz Khan 14* (12b 1x4)   Amir Hamza 3.3-0-12-3

Samiullah Shenwari to Aizaz Khan, OUT, tossed up, driven back, chest high to the bowler

Aizaz Khan c & b Samiullah Shenwari 15 (20m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 93.75

Hong Kong 107/9   Nadeem Ahmed 1* (2b)   Samiullah Shenwari 3.2-0-16-2

Samiullah Shenwari to Nadeem Ahmed, 1 run, OUT, driven to mid-on, direct hit from Gulbadin, at the base of the stumps with one to aim at runs out Karan Shah by centimetres, on the dive

KC Shah run out 1 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Hong Kong 109/9   Nadeem Ahmed 2* (5b)   Samiullah Shenwari 4-0-18-2





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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