Result
1st Match, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier at Dubai (DSC), Group A
112/6
(19/20 ov, target 113)
113/4
Afghanistan won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Afghanistan
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Papua New Guinea112/6(20 overs)
Afghanistan113/4(19 overs)
end of over 199 runs
AFG: 116/4CRR: 6.1 
Samiullah Shinwari10 (12)
Mohammad Nabi52 (49)
Rarva Dikana4-0-23-2
Chris Amini3-0-16-0
18.6
4
Dikana to Samiullah Shinwari, FOUR runs
18.5
1
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
18.4
1
Dikana to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run
18.3
1
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
18.2
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, no run
18.1
2
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs
end of over 187 runs
AFG: 107/4CRR: 5.94 • RRR: 3.00 • Need 6 from 12b
Mohammad Nabi48 (45)
Samiullah Shinwari5 (10)
Chris Amini3-0-16-0
Rarva Dikana3-0-14-2
17.6
1
Amini to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
17.5
1
Amini to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run
17.4
Amini to Samiullah Shinwari, no run
17.3
Amini to Samiullah Shinwari, no run
17.2
1
Amini to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
17.1
4
Amini to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR runs
end of over 175 runs
AFG: 100/4CRR: 5.88 • RRR: 4.33 • Need 13 from 18b
Mohammad Nabi42 (42)
Samiullah Shinwari4 (7)
Rarva Dikana3-0-14-2
Mahuru Dai4-0-22-1
16.6
1
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
16.5
1
Dikana to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run
16.4
1
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
16.3
1
Dikana to Samiullah Shinwari, 1 run
16.2
Dikana to Samiullah Shinwari, no run
16.1
1
Dikana to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run
Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan , elected to field first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2012
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Season2011/12
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.20, Interval 11.20-11.40, Second Session 11.40-13.00
Match days13 March 2012 (20-over match)
Twenty20 debut
Dawlat Zadran
Izatullah Dawlatzai
Assad Vala
Tony Ura
Chris Amini
Mahuru Dai
Christopher Kent
Jack Vare
Jason Kila
Hitolo Areni
Rarva Dikana
Willie Gavera
Umpires
Joel Wilson
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
Mark Hawthorne
Match Referee
Adrian Griffith
PointsAfghanistan 2, Papua New Guinea 0