Result
2nd T20I (N), Sharjah, Feb 6 2018, Zimbabwe tour of United Arab Emirates
158/9
(20 ov, target 159)
141/5
Afghanistan won by 17 runs
Player Of The Match
Afghanistan
1y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

Rashid, Mujeeb combine to secure 2-0 victory

Sikandar Raza's 26-ball 40 was not good enough as Zimbabwe lost for the second night in a row in Sharjah

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan158/9(20 overs)
Zimbabwe141/5(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs
ZIM: 141/5CRR: 7.05 
Peter Moor12 (6)
Malcolm Waller6 (7)
Aftab Alam4-0-29-0
Rashid Khan4-0-23-2
19.6
1
Aftab Alam to Moor, 1 run
short ball, drags it away to mid-wicket for a run only and that's it. once again Afghanistan have won the game with ease and the series aswell
19.5
6
Aftab Alam to Moor, SIX runs
full and straight, smacks it straight for a flat six
19.4
1
Aftab Alam to Waller, 1 run
full outside off, drives it along the ground to sweeper cover for a run
19.3
1lb
Aftab Alam to Moor, 1 leg bye
full on leg, gives it a swing but gets it of his pads away towards point for a leg-bye run
19.2
4
Aftab Alam to Moor, FOUR runs
short ball, pulls it away the square leg umpire for a boundary
19.1
Aftab Alam to Moor, no run
good length outside off, moves away to hit it over cover but beaten as he got a bit too far from it
end of over 196 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 128/5CRR: 6.73 • RRR: 31.00
Malcolm Waller5 (6)
Peter Moor1 (1)
Rashid Khan4-0-23-2
Aftab Alam3-0-17-0
18.6
Rashid Khan to Waller, no run
flighted up, looks to cut but gets beaten
18.5
2
Rashid Khan to Waller, 2 runs
flat and quick on leg, drags it away to square leg for a run, non-striker comes half way for the second but the striker gives no response, fielder returns with a wild throw over the keeper and striker makes back during the act
18.4
1
Rashid Khan to Moor, 1 run
looped up, drives it down to long-on for a run
18.3
1
Rashid Khan to Waller, 1 run
looped outside off, throws the bat at it and hits it straight to the captain asghar at covers and dropped, that just went in and came out of his hands like a jelly fish
18.2
w
Rashid Khan to Burl, OUT
flighted up, onto the frontfoot and slogs it hard towards mid-wicket but doesn't get the distance under it and taken by the fielder with ease
RP Burl c Shafiqullah b Rashid Khan 30 (30b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00
18.1
2
Rashid Khan to Burl, 2 runs
flighted up, drags it away to mid-wicket for a couple
end of over 187 runs
ZIM: 122/4CRR: 6.77 • RRR: 18.50
Ryan Burl28 (28)
Malcolm Waller2 (3)
Aftab Alam3-0-17-0
Rashid Khan3-0-17-1
17.6
1
Aftab Alam to Burl, 1 run
fuller outside off, drives it into the ground to mid-off for a quick run
17.5
1
Aftab Alam to Waller, 1 run
good length outside off, moves away to slap into covers but finds the fielder at the top of the circle but they get across for a run
17.4
1
Aftab Alam to Burl, 1 run
full toss, trying another yorker but gets it fuller and plays it down to long-on for a run
17.3
Aftab Alam to Burl, no run
yorker, jams into the ground to get it out and survive
17.2
2
Aftab Alam to Burl, 2 runs
good length on middle, drags it away to the left of long-on for a couple
17.1
2
Aftab Alam to Burl, 2 runs
short ball, pulls it away to mid-wicket for a couple
Match details
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossZimbabwe , elected to field first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of United Arab Emirates
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Series resultAfghanistan won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberT20I no. 644
Season2017/18
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25 Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10
Match days06 February 2018 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Izatullah Safi
TV Umpire
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Reserve Umpire
Bismillah Jan Shinwari
Match Referee
Sir Richie Richardson