Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    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
    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
    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
    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
    39 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    not out
    14 (lb 2, w 12)
    215 all out (49.2 Overs, RR: 4.35)
    Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Mohammad Shahzad, 1.4 ov), 2-77 (Rahmat Shah, 20.3 ov), 3-97 (Noor Ali Zadran, 24.5 ov), 4-156 (Hashmatullah Shahidi, 38.6 ov), 5-158 (Asghar Afghan, 39.5 ov), 6-167 (Mohammad Nabi, 42.2 ov), 7-169 (Gulbadin Naib, 43.1 ov), 8-192 (Najibullah Zadran, 46.3 ov), 9-195 (Dawlat Zadran, 47.4 ov), 10-215 (Rashid Khan, 49.2 ov)
    TL Chatara6.211722.6830
    R Ngarava703915.5720
    CB Mpofu1004524.5010
    SF Mire602904.8320
    AG Cremer1004634.6000
    Sikandar Raza1003713.7010

Match Details


Afghanistan , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Afghanistan led the 5-match series 1-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, First Session 9.30-13.00, Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

Match days

16 February 2017 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Zimbabwe 2nd innings Partnerships

1st15SF MirePJ Moor
2nd6CR ErvinePJ Moor
3rd23CR ErvineSikandar Raza
4th55CR ErvineRP Burl
5th0CR ErvineTK Musakanda