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March 14, 2013
Afghanistan 275 (Shah 67*, Davey 4-53) beat Scotland 125 (Taylor 48*, Dawlatzai 6-57) and 145 (Coetzer 57, Dawlatzai 5-37) by an innings and 5 runs
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Izatullah Dawlatzai took eleven wickets in the match as Afghanistan defeated Scotland by an innings and five runs in Abu Dhabi. Scotland were trailing by six runs on the third morning, and in the first over Dawlat Zadran picked up the last wicket of Gordon Drummond to seal the victory.
Scotland, in their first innings were wrapped up for 125, through a six-wicket burst from Dawlatzai. Afghanistan, led by contributions from Rahmat Shah (67*), Asghar Stanikzai (41), and Mohammad Shahzad (41), posted 275, leaving a deficit of 150 for Scotland to overcome. Despite Kyle Coetzer's 57, Scotland folded for 145, as Dawlatzai once again starred with 5 for 37.
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