Player of the Match
Player of the Match

The fans go crazy with Vuvuzelas and drums as they celebrate the victory. It was a team effort from the Afghanistan players as Noor Ali, Mohammad Shahzad and the captain Nowroz Mangal all contributed half centuries to the chase

48.4
4
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR runs, and its a win for Afghanistan as he cheekily plays an intended french cut to finish the game
48.3
4
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR runs, Mangal does a Morgan this time as he reverse paddles it for a boundary
48.2
1
Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, cuts it to point and runs across for a quick single. It was not without drama as there was a direct hit and Mangal was home
48.1
2
Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, on the middle stump. Nabi pushes it to deep midwicket for a couple

END OF OVER:
48 | 10 Runs | AFG: 247/4 (11 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.14, RRR: 5.50)

  • Mohammad Nabi12 (10b)
  • Nawroz Mangal62 (56b)
  • Umar Bhatti4-0-30-0
47.6
1
Bhatti to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, pushes to the left of cover and runs across for a single
47.5
0
Bhatti to Mohammad Nabi, no run, pushes it to cover and wants a single but Mangal does not want to and he is safe as there is a direct hit
47.4
6
Bhatti to Mohammad Nabi, SIX runs, is thats the game for Afghanistan? Nabi flicks it ala Dhoni over wide long-on for a six
47.3
2
Bhatti to Mohammad Nabi, 2 runs, pushes it to cover and sets off for a quick single but an over-throw gives them a single extra
47.2
0
Bhatti to Mohammad Nabi, no run, outside the off stump. Looks to run it down and is beaten
47.1
1
Bhatti to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, outside off. Pushes it to cover for a single

END OF OVER:
47 | 11 Runs | AFG: 237/4 (21 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.04, RRR: 7.00)

  • Nawroz Mangal61 (55b)
  • Mohammad Nabi3 (5b)
  • Khurram Chohan9-0-46-1
46.6
1
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, on the leg stump. Mangal flicks it to square leg and they run across for a single on the misfield
46.5
1
Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Drives it to long-off for a single
46.4
1
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, on the leg stump. Mangal flicks it to square leg for a single. A misfield helps them
46.3
4
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, FOUR runs, on the leg stump. Fuller in length. Mangal flicks it behind square on the leg side for a boundary. Grace under fire it is
46.2
0
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, no run, fuller on the middle stump. Mangal drives it back to the bowler, who threatens to throw the stumps down
46.1
4lb
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 4 leg byes, cheeky as looks to paddle it away but gets struck on the pads outsoide the leg stump and the ball runs away for four leg-byes

END OF OVER:
46 | 3 Runs | AFG: 226/4 (32 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 4.91, RRR: 8.00)

  • Mohammad Nabi2 (4b)
  • Nawroz Mangal55 (50b)
  • Calvert Hooper10-0-50-0
45.6
0
Hooper to Mohammad Nabi, no run, outside the off stump and short in length. Nabi slashes at it and is beaten
45.5
0
Hooper to Mohammad Nabi, no run, on the leg stump. Flicks it and an excellent save by keeper prevents a boundary. This will go a long way
45.4
1
Hooper to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, short outside off. Upper cuts it to point for a single
45.3
2
Hooper to Nawroz Mangal, 2 runs, flicks to deep midwicket for a couple
45.2
0
Hooper to Nawroz Mangal, no run, outside the off stump and beaten on the drive
45.1
0
Hooper to Nawroz Mangal, no run, short outside the off stump. Mangal looks to pull it away and is baten

END OF OVER:
45 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | AFG: 223/4 (35 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 4.95, RRR: 7.00)

  • Nawroz Mangal52 (46b)
  • Mohammad Nabi2 (2b)
  • Khurram Chohan8-0-39-1
44.6
1
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump. Mangal flicks it to cow corner for a single
44.5
1
Khurram Chohan to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, fuller on the off stump. Nabi comes forward and drives it to extra cover for a single
44.4
1
Khurram Chohan to Nawroz Mangal, 1 run, turns it away to deep midwicket for a single

Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st48Shabir NooriNoor Ali Zadran
2nd87Noor Ali ZadranMohammad Shahzad
3rd2Nawroz MangalNoor Ali Zadran
4th82Nawroz MangalAsghar Stanikzai
5th39Mohammad NabiNawroz Mangal