Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 1st ODI: Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Harare, Feb 16, 2017
Afghanistan won by 12 runs (D/L method)
Played at Harare Sports Club
16 February 2017 (50-over match)
  Afghanistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Mohammad Shahzad c Mpofu b Ngarava 8 8 9 2 0 88.88
1.4 wicket for debutant in his first over! bit shorter outside off, Shahzad makes room and cuts in the air, was no control of that shot, top edges which flies straight to Mpofu at thirdman 10/1
View dismissal Noor Ali Zadran lbw b Cremer 39 112 71 4 0 54.92
24.5 Cremer strikes again!!.. bowled it bit quicker through the air, on off and middle, turns back sharply, Zadran gets behind his pads and got trapped in front on his sticks! third one bits the dust for 97 97/3
View dismissal Rahmat Shah c Musakanda b Cremer 31 85 56 3 0 55.35
20.3 gone! full outside off, Shah goes after it, gets a top edge, Musakanda manning the point area runs back, turns and pouches it comfortably 77/2
View dismissal Asghar Stanikzai* c Musakanda b Sikandar Raza 50 76 57 1 2 87.71
39.5 gone! comes down the track, whacks it in the air, had no power to clear the boundary, Musakanda lurking at cow corner settles under it and pouches 158/5
View dismissal Hashmatullah Shahidi run out (Mpofu) 21 55 44 1 0 47.72
38.6 Mpofu to Asghar Stanikzai, Gone!!! pitched outside off, Asghar drives it tamely, sets off for a single, Mpofu charges down from his follow through, fielded and hits direct at the strikers stumps, Shaidi is well short 156/3
View dismissal Mohammad Nabi c Mire b Mpofu 6 13 12 0 0 50.00
42.2 gone! and Nabi departs, poor shot that! length ball, on middle and leg, Nabi comes down the track, whacks it high in the Harare skies, Mire charges from long on, settles well under it, collects it in front of his face 167/6
View dismissal Najibullah Zadran c Burl b Mpofu 11 30 18 0 0 61.11
46.3 Gone. Well taken!, length ball, outside off, Zadran clears his front leg, punches it in the air towards Burl fielding at deep point who runs in dives forward and takes a low catch 192/8
View dismissal Gulbadin Naib c & b Cremer 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
43.1 7 down! poor poor shot!, tossed up, on middle and leg, turning away, Naib tries to glance it, gets a leading edge straight to Cremer who takes an easy chest height catch 169/7
View dismissal Rashid Khan c Sikandar Raza b Chatara 32 31 18 3 2 177.77
49.2 all over! Afghanistan bowled out for 215!, on a length, outside off, Rashid Khan clears his front foot, hits it in the air to the leg side, Raza sprints from the boundary at long on, settles under it, waits and takes the catch 215/10
View dismissal Dawlat Zadran c †Moor b Chatara 2 6 6 0 0 33.33
47.4 taken! outside off, hold its line, stays bit low, Zadran played for bounce, gets a thick outside edge through to Moor, who dives forward and takes the catch 195/9
Amir Hamza not out 0 9 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 2, w 12) 14
  Total (all out; 49.2 overs; 219 mins) 215 (4.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets TL Chatara 6.2 1 17 2 2.68 (3w)
47.4 to Dawlat Zadran, taken! outside off, hold its line, stays bit low, Zadran played for bounce, gets a thick outside edge through to Moor, who dives forward and takes the catch 195/9
49.2 to Rashid Khan, all over! Afghanistan bowled out for 215!, on a length, outside off, Rashid Khan clears his front foot, hits it in the air to the leg side, Raza sprints from the boundary at long on, settles under it, waits and takes the catch 215/10
View wicket R Ngarava 7 0 39 1 5.57 (2w)
1.4 to Mohammad Shahzad, wicket for debutant in his first over! bit shorter outside off, Shahzad makes room and cuts in the air, was no control of that shot, top edges which flies straight to Mpofu at thirdman 10/1
View wickets CB Mpofu 10 0 45 2 4.50 (1w)
42.2 to Mohammad Nabi, gone! and Nabi departs, poor shot that! length ball, on middle and leg, Nabi comes down the track, whacks it high in the Harare skies, Mire charges from long on, settles well under it, collects it in front of his face 167/6
46.3 to Najibullah Zadran, Gone. Well taken!, length ball, outside off, Zadran clears his front leg, punches it in the air towards Burl fielding at deep point who runs in dives forward and takes a low catch 192/8
  SF Mire 6 0 29 0 4.83 (2w)
View wickets AG Cremer 10 0 46 3 4.60
20.3 to Rahmat Shah, gone! full outside off, Shah goes after it, gets a top edge, Musakanda manning the point area runs back, turns and pouches it comfortably 77/2
24.5 to Noor Ali Zadran, Cremer strikes again!!.. bowled it bit quicker through the air, on off and middle, turns back sharply, Zadran gets behind his pads and got trapped in front on his sticks! third one bits the dust for 97 97/3
43.1 to Gulbadin Naib, 7 down! poor poor shot!, tossed up, on middle and leg, turning away, Naib tries to glance it, gets a leading edge straight to Cremer who takes an easy chest height catch 169/7
View wicket Sikandar Raza 10 0 37 1 3.70 (1w)
39.5 to Asghar Stanikzai, gone! comes down the track, whacks it in the air, had no power to clear the boundary, Musakanda lurking at cow corner settles under it and pouches 158/5
  Zimbabwe innings (target: 112 runs from 27.2 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PJ Moor c Dawlat Zadran b Mohammad Nabi 18 21 20 4 0 90.00
5.3 GONE!, regarded as one of the best spin players in the country and he is done by Nabi, tossed up, on middle and leg, Moor tonks it high but not far towards Dawlat Zadran who back paddles and takes the simple catch 21/2
View dismissal SF Mire lbw b Amir Hamza 2 15 11 0 0 18.18
4.2 GONE!!!, full on off stump, turns back, Mire tires to work it away but is struck on the front pad, first one bits the dust. 15/1
CR Ervine not out 38 99 56 2 0 67.85
View dismissal Sikandar Raza c Mohammad Nabi b Gulbadin Naib 12 35 30 2 0 40.00
14.3 GOEN! back of a length, outside off, Raza tries forcing it to the leg side again, hits it tamely in the air to mid on who takes a simple catch 44/3
View dismissal RP Burl lbw b Rashid Khan 28 55 46 3 0 60.86
27.1 GONE!, tossed on off, turns sharply into the batsman, who plays all around it, gets struck on the front pad, a huge appeal, and the dreaded finger goes up. 99/4
TK Musakanda not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1) 1
  Total (4 wickets; 27.2 overs; 115 mins) 99 (3.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket Amir Hamza 5 0 17 1 3.40
4.2 to Mire, GONE!!!, full on off stump, turns back, Mire tires to work it away but is struck on the front pad, first one bits the dust. 15/1
  Dawlat Zadran 4 0 18 0 4.50
View wicket Mohammad Nabi 7 0 26 1 3.71
5.3 to Moor, GONE!, regarded as one of the best spin players in the country and he is done by Nabi, tossed up, on middle and leg, Moor tonks it high but not far towards Dawlat Zadran who back paddles and takes the simple catch 21/2
View wicket Gulbadin Naib 6 2 12 1 2.00
14.3 to Sikandar Raza, GOEN! back of a length, outside off, Raza tries forcing it to the leg side again, hits it tamely in the air to mid on who takes a simple catch 44/3
View wicket Rashid Khan 4.2 0 17 1 3.92
27.1 to Burl, GONE!, tossed on off, turns sharply into the batsman, who plays all around it, gets struck on the front pad, a huge appeal, and the dreaded finger goes up. 99/4
  Hashmatullah Shahidi 1 0 8 0 8.00

Match details


Toss - Afghanistan
Series - Afghanistan led the 5-match series 1-0
ODI debuts - RP Burl and R Ngarava (Zimbabwe)
Player of the match - Asghar Stanikzai (Afghanistan)
Umpires - S George (South Africa) and RB Tiffin
TV umpire - L Rusere
Match referee - DT Jukes (England)
Reserve umpire - O Chirombe
 
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