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Match Day

2250dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Afghanistan give India scare but run out of gas

Bubbling with enthusiasm and energy, Afghanistan gave India a scare with the ball and a half with the bat, but 20 overs proved to be too long a time for them to sustain that quality and keenness

2248dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

India with much work to do - Kohli

India were expected to win it, and they did, but the manner in which victory was achieved was bound to be questioned.

2248dESPNcricinfo staff

India v Afghanistan - turning points

11.2 Mohammad Nabi to Raina, no run, 88.3 kph, dropped, Afghanistan have been very good in the field today, this was a simple chance and the bowler should have pouched it, a length ball is punched bac

2249dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

'We rate ourselves highly' - Mangal

Nawroz Mangal, the Afghanistan captain, wants to show the world his team can compete at the highest level in international cricket

2250dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

Rohit begins to clear his debts

Less than two months ago, Rohit Sharma stood halfway between the dressing room and the pitch at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo after being dismissed leg-before, hoping the third umpire would find

2250dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

India to start with four bowlers

India will begin their World Twenty20 campaign with a four-bowler combination but if that fails, MS Dhoni will include the fifth specialist bowler in the XI

Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st26Nawroz MangalMohammad Shahzad
2nd26Nawroz MangalKarim Sadiq
3rd23Karim SadiqAsghar Afghan
4th0Mohammad NabiAsghar Afghan
5th1Mohammad NabiSamiullah Shinwari
6th24Mohammad NabiShafiqullah
7th19Mohammad NabiGulbadin Naib
8th6Gulbadin NaibNajibullah Zadran
9th11Gulbadin NaibDawlat Zadran
10th0Shapoor ZadranDawlat Zadran

World T20

Super 10 Group 1
TEAMMWLPTNRR
WI43160.359
ENG43160.145
SA42240.651
SL4132-0.461
AFG4132-0.715
Super 10 Group 2
TEAMMWLPTNRR
NZ44081.9
INDIA4316-0.305
AUS42240.233
PAK4132-0.093
BDESH4040-1.805
First Round Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
BDESH32051.938
NL31130.154
OMAN3113-1.521
IRE3021-0.685
First Round Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AFG33061.54
ZIM3214-0.567
SCOT3122-0.132
HKG3030-1.017