ICC World Twenty20 - 6th match, Group A

Afghanistan v England

England won by 116 runs

9.3

Karim Sadiq to Morgan, 1 run, back of a length, outside off, pulled through leg for one

England 71/2   EJG Morgan 1* (1b)

10.2

Samiullah Shenwari to Morgan, 1 run, rolled out on middle and off, Morgan reverses the wrists and sweeps through point, not a great connection but they get one

10.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Morgan, 1 run, floated up on the stumps, Morgan chips over mid-on with his four iron to the man at wide long-on on the bounce

England 78/2   EJG Morgan 3* (3b)

11.2

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, no run, round the wicket, goes back and plays short on the off side where it's quickly fielded

11.3

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 leg bye, slides through one through, goes on with the arm and hits Morgan on the pad - heading down leg through, and it deflects away to short third mna

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 wide, drifts too far down the leg side this time

11.5

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, no run, tossed up on the stumps, worked back down the pitch, can't beat the bowler

11.6

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 run, floated up, bit of air and straightening around off, Morgan crouches to pull through square

England 84/2   EJG Morgan 4* (7b)

12.1

Samiullah Shenwari to Morgan, 1 run, tossed up on the legs and flicked through midwicket, closing the bat face

12.4

Samiullah Shenwari to Morgan, 2 runs, short of a length, pulled hard behind square leg and the fielder on the boundary makes a sliding stop to prevent four

12.5

Samiullah Shenwari to Morgan, 1 run, pushed down the ground to long-on

England 95/2   EJG Morgan 8* (10b)

13.1

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 run, round the wicket, short and wide, slapped through point to the sweeper

13.3

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 run, tossed up a bit more, pushed into a gap on the off side

13.5

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, no run, full and outside off, Morgan is beaten in the flight and the ball pops out on the leg side as he brings the bat down at an awkward angle

13.6

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 2 runs, shorter length, slow pace again, Morgan lofts over extra-cover to the sweeper

England 105/2   EJG Morgan 12* (14b)

14.2

Dawlat Zadran to Morgan, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, punched down the ground

14.5

Dawlat Zadran to Morgan, 1 leg bye, Morgan steps away and goes on the walk, Dawlat follows him, digs it in at the man and the batsman can only deflect it short towards point

England 109/2   EJG Morgan 13* (16b)

15.1

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, SIX, flighted on leg stump, barely a flick of the wrists from Morgan but that's gone miles over deep midwicket for six!

15.2

Mohammad Nabi to Morgan, 1 run, flighted on the stumps, squirted through square on the off side

England 116/2   EJG Morgan 20* (18b 1x6)

16.2

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Morgan, 2 runs, pitched up and hacked back down the ground, wide of long-on for a couple

16.3

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Morgan, (no ball) FOUR, lofted high extra-cover, skips out and picks the gap - and it's a no-ball. The Afghanistan ship is springing leaks all over the place

16.3

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Morgan, 1 run, skews the free hit down to third man, who drops it. Wouldn't have been out of course, but that's another shell in the field

16.5

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Morgan, no run, full and wide, angled across the left-hander, who swings and misses

16.6

Izatullah Dawlatzai to Morgan, OUT, low full-toss, doesn't connect with a flail across the line and the ball loops to midwicket - he takes the catch, people, he takes the catch!

EJG Morgan c Nawroz Mangal b Izatullah Dawlatzai 27 (31m 23b 1x4 1x6) SR: 117.39

England 141/3   EJG Morgan 27 (23b 1x4 1x6)
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Photos

Sep 21, 2012

Jonny Bairstow struck his first ball into the stands, Afghanistan v England, World Twenty20 2012, Group A, Colombo, September 21, 2012

Jonny Bairstow struck his first ball into the stands

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Sep 21, 2012

An Afghanistan supporter holds a placard , Afghanistan v England, World Twenty20 2012, Group A, Colombo, September 21, 2012

An Afghanistan supporter holds a placard

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