5.4 what a catch! back of length outside off, moves back and slaps it hard and low to the left of cover point, dives and takes a low one-handed catch to his left 13/1
    31.3 short ball, pushes it to on-side for a quick run, fielder picks it and throws at the stumps, hits with only one-stump to aim, third umpire called in and the bat is in the air 148/3
    28.2 a soft dismissal, came down to a flighted ball and gave it heave towards long-off but slices it straight to the long-off fielder 142/2
    38.3 good length outside off, tries to guide it down to thirdman but plays it just to the right of the keeper who dives and takes it one-handedly 163/6
    33.3 flighted up, comes down to slog it straight for a big-shot but misses it and the keeper takes the bails off in a flash, third-umpire called in and the first reply shows him failing to get back in time 150/4
    36.5 tossed on leg, sweeps it but uppishly and straight to short fine leg fielder 162/5
    42.5 tossed up, move away and slogs it straight and into the hands of long-off for a simple catch 177/7
    c Sikandar Raza b Chatara
    50 short ball, moves away and pulls it this time but doesn't get the distance under it and a good catch taken at square leg, Zimbabwe need 242 in 50 overs when we come back after the innings break 241/9
    not out
    16 (lb 6, w 10)
    241/9 (50 Overs, RR: 4.82)
    Did not bat: Shapoor Zadran
    Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Mohammad Shahzad, 5.4 ov), 2-142 (Rahmat Shah, 28.2 ov), 3-148 (Javed Ahmadi, 31.3 ov), 4-150 (Asghar Afghan, 33.3 ov), 5-162 (Nasir Jamal, 36.5 ov), 6-163 (Samiullah Shinwari, 38.3 ov), 7-177 (Mohammad Nabi, 42.5 ov), 8-228 (Sharafuddin Ashraf, 48.6 ov), 9-241 (Rashid Khan, 49.6 ov)
    TL Chatara914224.6630
    B Muzarabani1014424.4020
    AG Cremer1004214.2020
    TS Chisoro905516.1120
    Sikandar Raza1004124.1010
    TK Musakanda201105.5000
    3.2 good length outside off, pushes it towards covers with soft hands looking for a run, a confusion in between and sends him back as the fielder got across quickly and thought of running with the ball to stumps but throws and hits 17/1
    7.3 short ball, stands tall and pulls it of a nice height but straight to short mid-wicket fielder for a good low catch infront of him 26/2
    18.5 tossed on middle, onto the frontfoot to defend but misses a straight ball and gets tapped infront of the wickets, loud appeal and given 72/3
    30 tossed up, goes for a sweep but misses it and it hits the top of off-stump 95/7
    20.4 flighted up, onto the frontfoot to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads and onto the stumps 76/4
    21.5 moves infront of the stumps early, pushes it flat and quick on middle, tries to sweep it but gets hit on the pads, loud appeal and given 77/5
    22 tossed up outside off, onto the frontfoot to defend but edges it and taken low by the slip fielder, third umpire called in and replays rolled over and over and out is the final call 77/6
    30.2 wrong'un does him this time, moved across to play it towards off but spins back sharp and hits him on the pads, loud appeal and given 95/8
    not out
    30.4 flighted on middle, onto the frontfoot to defend but gets an outside edge to the slip fielder 95/9
    32.1 quick on middle but keeps a bit low and knocks the off-stump low, Afganistan have done it in style 95/10
    7 (b 4, lb 2, w 1)
    95 all out (32.1 Overs, RR: 2.95)
    Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Hamilton Masakadza, 3.2 ov), 2-26 (Tarisai Musakanda, 7.3 ov), 3-72 (Brendan Taylor, 18.5 ov), 4-76 (Sikandar Raza, 20.4 ov), 5-77 (Malcolm Waller, 21.5 ov), 6-77 (Solomon Mire, 21.6 ov), 7-95 (Craig Ervine, 29.6 ov), 8-95 (Graeme Cremer, 30.2 ov), 9-95 (Tendai Chatara, 30.4 ov), 10-95 (Blessing Muzarabani, 32.1 ov)
    Mujeeb Ur Rahman812813.5010
    Shapoor Zadran53711.4000
    Sharafuddin Ashraf701522.1400
    Mohammad Nabi712623.7100
    Rashid Khan5.111332.5100

Match Details


Afghanistan , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Player Of The Series

Series result

Afghanistan won the 5-match series 4-1

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

14.00 start, First Session 14.00-17.30 Interval 17.30-18.15, Second Session 18.15-22.15

Match days

19 February 2018 - day/night match (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Zimbabwe 2nd innings Partnerships

1st17H MasakadzaTK Musakanda
2nd9BRM TaylorTK Musakanda
3rd46BRM TaylorCR Ervine
4th4CR ErvineSikandar Raza
5th1CR ErvineMN Waller
6th0CR ErvineSF Mire
7th18CR ErvineAG Cremer
8th0AG CremerTS Chisoro
9th0TS ChisoroTL Chatara
10th0TS ChisoroB Muzarabani