Match Day

714dDevashish Fuloria in Dunedin

Mighty Afghans find their voice

As their side stumbled towards victory, Afghanistan's fans helped provide the final impetus and turned Dunedin into a corner of Kandahar

714dGeorge Dobell in Dunedin

Scotland's long wait goes on

The pain of this defeat will haunt Scotland all the more with their future participation at World Cups under threat

717dDevashish Fuloria in Dunedin

'Did my job to stay till the end' - Shenwari

Almost a year on from engineering a landmark win against a Test-playing nation, Samiullah Shenwari was the architect of yet another historical step in the growth of Afghanistan cricket - their first World Cup win

714dS Rajesh

A bonanza for ninth-wicket pairs

Stats highlights from an enthralling game in Dunedin, where Afghanistan notched up their first World Cup win, and Scotland their 11th defeat

Last-gasp finish


Number of one-wicket wins in World Cup cricket. There were two in 2007, and one each in 1987 and 1975

Ninth wicket to the rescue


This is the second instance of the 9th wicket adding more than 100 runs in a World Cup game (over both innings). First instance: Ind v Zim, 1983

A new high


Number of 200-plus scores for Scotland in 11 World Cup innings. Their previous best was 186, v South Africa in 2007

Giving nothing away


ER of Afghanistan's bowlers in the first 10 overs of an ODI innings, the best since 2001 for any non-Test nation (min. 10 innings)

Looking to get off the mark


Number of World Cup matches that either Scotland or Afghanistan have won.