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RESULT
1st ODI (D/N), Sharjah, February 09, 2018, Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
(34.4/50 ov, T:334) 179

Afghanistan won by 154 runs

Player Of The Match
114 (110) & 1/11
rahmat-shah
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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan 333/5(50 overs)
Rahmat Shah 114 (110)
Graeme Cremer3/47 (10)
Zimbabwe 179/10(34.4 overs)
Rashid Khan4/26 (5.4)
34.4
W
Rashid Khan to Vitori, OUT

quicker ball on middle, onto the backfoot to defend but gets beaten and it hits the middle of middle stump, that secures the win for Afghanistan in the first of the five ODI's by a handsome margin of 154 runs

Brian Vitori b Rashid Khan 8 (8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 100
34.4
5w
Rashid Khan to Vitori, 5 wide

a lot of movement inside the crease to put the bowler off and it works well, rashid drops this down the leg and the keeper misses it

34.3
Rashid Khan to Vitori, no run

looped outside off, goes for a sweep but misses it

34.2
6
Rashid Khan to Vitori, SIX runs

flighted up, comes down and meets it with full face of the bat and gets it high and all the way over long-on for a six

34.1
Rashid Khan to Vitori, no run

quicker ball outside off, looks to defend but beaten to it

end of over 342 runs
ZIM: 168/9CRR: 4.94 RRR: 10.37
Tendai Chatara2 (17b)
Brian Vitori2 (4b)
Rahmat Shah 2-0-11-1
Rashid Khan 5-0-15-3
33.6
Rahmat to Chatara, no run

floated on leg and pads away from it

33.5
Rahmat to Chatara, no run

floated up, driven back to the bowler

33.4
Rahmat to Chatara, no run

flighted up, goes for a cut but gets beaten

33.3
1
Rahmat to Vitori, 1 run

flighted up, swings at it and gets it away to mid-wicket for a run

33.2
Rahmat to Vitori, no run

flighted up, goes hard at it but doesn't conenct

33.1
Rahmat to Vitori, no run

looped outside off, lets it through to the keeper

33.1
1w
Rahmat to Vitori, 1 wide

flighted outside off and it goes further away, wide is given

end of over 331 run
ZIM: 166/9CRR: 5.03 RRR: 9.88
Tendai Chatara2 (14b)
Brian Vitori1 (1b)
Rashid Khan 5-0-15-3
Rahmat Shah 1-0-9-1
32.6
Rashid Khan to Chatara, no run

onto the frontfoot and does a defense

32.5
Rashid Khan to Chatara, no run

flighted on leg, takes a good stride and goes for a defense but gets hit on the pads, a half-hearted appeal but not-out is the call

32.4
Rashid Khan to Chatara, no run

flighted up, comes down and hits it firmly to mid-off but no run there

32.3
Rashid Khan to Chatara, no run

looped on middle, onto the frontfoot and does a defense

32.2
Rashid Khan to Chatara, no run

googly, onto the backfoot and waited for it to spin and blocked it

32.1
1
Rashid Khan to Vitori, 1 run

flighted up, swings at it with the spin and connects it to mid-wicket on the bounce

end of over 3210 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 165/9CRR: 5.15 RRR: 9.38
Tendai Chatara2 (9b)
Rahmat Shah 1-0-9-1
Rashid Khan 4-0-14-3
31.6
W
Rahmat to Jarvis, OUT

flighted outside off, comes down and pushes at it and lofts it high and straight to sweeper cover, who takes a good running catch

Kyle Jarvis c Gulbadin Naib b Rahmat Shah 20 (14b 4x4 0x6) SR: 142.85
31.5
4
Rahmat to Jarvis, FOUR runs

flighted up, lofts it straight and on the bounce to the boundary

Match details
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
Series
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Afghanistan
Rahmat Shah
Series resultAfghanistan led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3972
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 days09 February 2018 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
England
Nigel Llong
TV Umpire
Afghanistan
Bismillah Jan Shinwari
Reserve Umpire
Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Match Referee
West Indies
Richie Richardson
Zimbabwe Innings
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