2 goes for a drive and completely misread the length, huge wicket for UAE. 9/1
    2.2 outside off, Ghani tries to hammer towards leg side and thick edge goes up in the air, very good start by UAE. 9/2
    5.4 tries to play a big shot of a fully pitched delivery right on the middle stump and pays the price, Stanikzai is gone. 37/3
    18.1 goes for a huge shot of a fully pitched delivery and misses the length, Afghanistan's performer of the day gone. 144/7
    11.3 huge wicket for UAE, pressure of the target getting into his head making him play for a six, but finds the fielder at long-off. 84/4
    14.2 goes for a big shot and top edge goes to the gloves of the keeper, Afghanistan facing trouble here. 103/5
    18 there was no run there, just a block and the batsman runs for a single to pay the price at this important moment. 144/5
    19.2 tries to go over mid-wicket and misses the line,huge shout given in by the umpire only to find that the stumps are hit as well. 21 from 4 needed now. 156/8
    not out
    19.3 tossed up to invite the batsman who tries for something big and misread little bit of turn, two in two for Rohan. 156/9
    19.5 comes down the track for a big shot but sharp turn doing the trick. All over for Afghanistan, a very good start of the tournament for UAE who won by 16 runs. 160/10
    8 (b 2, lb 2, nb 1, w 3)
    160 all out (19.5 Overs, RR: 8.06)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Mohammad Shahzad, 1.6 ov), 2-9 (Usman Ghani, 2.2 ov), 3-37 (Asghar Afghan, 5.4 ov), 4-84 (Mohammad Nabi, 11.3 ov), 5-103 (Gulbadin Naib, 14.2 ov), 6-144 (Najibullah Zadran, 17.6 ov), 7-144 (Karim Sadiq, 18.1 ov), 8-156 (Dawlat Zadran, 19.2 ov), 9-156 (Shapoor Zadran, 19.3 ov), 10-160 (Amir Hamza, 19.5 ov)
    Mohammad Naveed402927.2501
    Farhan Ahmed402827.0000
    Amjad Javed302618.6610
    Ahmed Raza403218.0010
    Rohan Mustafa2.501936.7000
    Mohammad Shahzad2022011.0000

Match Notes

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Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

9Mohammad ShahzadUsman Ghani
0Asghar AfghanUsman Ghani
28Karim SadiqAsghar Afghan
47Mohammad NabiKarim Sadiq
19Karim SadiqGulbadin Naib
41Karim SadiqNajibullah Zadran
0Karim SadiqDawlat Zadran
12Dawlat ZadranRashid Khan
0Shapoor ZadranRashid Khan
4Amir HamzaRashid Khan