1st T20I (N), Sharjah, February 05, 2018, Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
(14.4/20 ov, T:121) 121/5

Afghanistan won by 5 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
40* (27) & 1/2
Zimbabwe Innings
Afghanistan Innings
Match Details
Zimbabwe  (20 ovs maximum)
Hamilton Masakadza  b Gulbadin Naib1823-1178.26
Solomon Mire c Mohammad Nabi b Aftab Alam3421-52161.90
Brendan Taylor run out (Najibullah Zadran/†Mohammad Shahzad)311-0027.27
Sikandar Raza c Najibullah Zadran b Sharafuddin Ashraf12-0050.00
Ryan Burl lbw b Rashid Khan814-0057.14
Peter Moor c Karim Sadiq b Mohammad Nabi26-0033.33
Graeme Cremer (c)c & b Sharafuddin Ashraf39-0033.33
Malcolm Waller not out 2716-31168.75
Kyle Jarvis lbw b Rashid Khan18-0012.50
Tendai Chatara  b Rashid Khan710-0070.00
Blessing Muzarabani not out 01-000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 11)16
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 6.00)120/9
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Solomon Mire, 5.5 ov), 2-65 (Hamilton Masakadza, 8.6 ov), 3-65 (Brendan Taylor, 9.1 ov), 4-68 (Sikandar Raza, 9.6 ov), 5-76 (Peter Moor, 12.2 ov), 6-79 (Ryan Burl, 13.4 ov), 7-81 (Graeme Cremer, 14.3 ov), 8-85 (Kyle Jarvis, 16.1 ov), 9-103 (Tendai Chatara, 18.6 ov)
Mujeeb Ur Rahman402506.25153030
Sharafuddin Ashraf413127.75142300
9.6 to Sikandar Raza, tossed outside off, drives it uppishly and straight to cover fielder who takes a good catch. 68/4
14.3 to AG Cremer, tossed up, drives it on the go straight back to the bowler, a soft dismissal. 81/7
Aftab Alam403117.75124101
5.5 to SF Mire, short ball, goes for a pull and connects but straight to short mid-wicket for a straight forward catch. 52/1
Gulbadin Naib30812.66120000
8.6 to H Masakadza, slower ball does the trick for him, tries to slog it towards mid-wicket but was through the shot too early and gets himself cleaned up. 65/2
Rashid Khan401934.75110030
13.4 to RP Burl, looped outside off, goes for a defensive push to on-side but gets struck on the pads, loud appeal and given, umpire took his time and raised the finger. 79/6
16.1 to KM Jarvis, wrong'un does the trick, traps him infront of the stumps and given by the umpire aswell after a confident appeal from rashid khan. 85/8
18.6 to TL Chatara, flighted on middle, goes for a sweep but misses it and it knocks the top of off-stump. 103/9
Mohammad Nabi10212.0040000
12.2 to PJ Moor, flighted on middle, looks to slog it towards mid-wicket but gets a top edge high in the air to short fine leg and taken with ease. 76/5
Afghanistan  (T: 121 runs from 20 ovs)
Mohammad Shahzad c †Taylor b Muzarabani2011-12181.81
Karim Sadiq c †Taylor b Jarvis57-1071.42
Asghar Afghan (c)lbw b Chatara1115-2073.33
Mohammad Nabi not out 4027-43148.14
Sharafuddin Ashraf lbw b Burl1815-11120.00
Najibullah Zadran c †Taylor b Muzarabani04-000.00
Shafiqullah not out 149-11155.55
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 4)13
TOTAL14.4 Ov (RR: 8.25)121/5
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Karim Sadiq, 2.1 ov), 2-35 (Mohammad Shahzad, 3.6 ov), 3-51 (Asghar Afghan, 6.4 ov), 4-80 (Sharafuddin Ashraf, 10.4 ov), 5-85 (Najibullah Zadran, 11.5 ov)
Kyle Jarvis3.402416.54153130
2.1 to Karim Sadiq, short ball, goes for a pull looking down and gets a fine edge to the keeper, batsman is not happy at all, he says hes got no bat on it but has to make the long walk back. 15/1
Tendai Chatara302317.6682100
6.4 to Asghar Stanikzai, onto the backfoot, tries to nudge it to on-side but gets hit on the pads, loud appeal and given. 51/3
Blessing Muzarabani403629.00135200
3.6 to Mohammad Shahzad, good length outside off, gives it a big swing but gets a faint edge to the keeper for a low catch. 35/2
11.5 to Najibullah Zadran, good length on off, looks to defend it on the backfoot but edges it to the keeper for a soft dismissal. 85/5
Graeme Cremer201809.0050200
Ryan Burl201115.5070110
10.4 to Sharafuddin Ashraf, flighted up, onto the frontfoot to defend but missed it and struck on the frontleg, loud appeal and given. 80/4
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Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Series resultAfghanistan led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 643
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25 Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10
Match days05 February 2018 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Blessing Muzarabani
Blessing Muzarabani
Ryan Burl
Ryan Burl
Solomon Mire
Solomon Mire
T20 debut
Blessing Muzarabani
Blessing Muzarabani
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Bismillah Jan Shinwari
TV Umpire
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Reserve Umpire
Izatullah Safi
Match Referee
West Indies
Richie Richardson
Afghanistan Innings
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