result
2nd T20I (N), Sharjah, Feb 6 2018, Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
(20 ov, target 159)141/5
Afghanistan won by 17 runs
player of the match
Mohammad Nabi
Afghanistan
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Rashid, Mujeeb combine to secure 2-0 victory

Sikandar Raza's 26-ball 40 was not good enough as Zimbabwe lost for the second night in a row in Sharjah

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan158/9(20 overs)
Zimbabwe141/5(20 overs)
end of over 2013 runs
ZIM: 141/5CRR: 7.05 
Peter Moor12 (6)
Malcolm Waller6 (7)
Aftab Alam4-0-29-0
Rashid Khan4-0-23-2
19.6
1
Aftab Alam to Moor, 1 run

short ball, drags it away to mid-wicket for a run only and that's it. once again Afghanistan have won the game with ease and the series aswell

19.5
6
Aftab Alam to Moor, SIX runs

full and straight, smacks it straight for a flat six

19.4
1
Aftab Alam to Waller, 1 run

full outside off, drives it along the ground to sweeper cover for a run

19.3
1lb
Aftab Alam to Moor, 1 leg bye

full on leg, gives it a swing but gets it of his pads away towards point for a leg-bye run

19.2
4
Aftab Alam to Moor, FOUR runs

short ball, pulls it away the square leg umpire for a boundary

19.1
Aftab Alam to Moor, no run

good length outside off, moves away to hit it over cover but beaten as he got a bit too far from it

end of over 196 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 128/5CRR: 6.73 RRR: 31.00 • Need 31 from 6b
Malcolm Waller5 (6)
Peter Moor1 (1)
Rashid Khan4-0-23-2
Aftab Alam3-0-17-0
18.6
Rashid Khan to Waller, no run

flighted up, looks to cut but gets beaten

18.5
2
Rashid Khan to Waller, 2 runs

flat and quick on leg, drags it away to square leg for a run, non-striker comes half way for the second but the striker gives no response, fielder returns with a wild throw over the keeper and striker makes back during the act

18.4
1
Rashid Khan to Moor, 1 run

looped up, drives it down to long-on for a run

18.3
1
Rashid Khan to Waller, 1 run

looped outside off, throws the bat at it and hits it straight to the captain asghar at covers and dropped, that just went in and came out of his hands like a jelly fish

18.2
W
Rashid Khan to Burl, OUT

flighted up, onto the frontfoot and slogs it hard towards mid-wicket but doesn't get the distance under it and taken by the fielder with ease

Ryan Burl c Shafiqullah b Rashid Khan 30 (30b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100
18.1
2
Rashid Khan to Burl, 2 runs

flighted up, drags it away to mid-wicket for a couple

end of over 187 runs
ZIM: 122/4CRR: 6.77 RRR: 18.50 • Need 37 from 12b
Ryan Burl28 (28)
Malcolm Waller2 (3)
Aftab Alam3-0-17-0
Rashid Khan3-0-17-1
17.6
1
Aftab Alam to Burl, 1 run

fuller outside off, drives it into the ground to mid-off for a quick run

17.5
1
Aftab Alam to Waller, 1 run

good length outside off, moves away to slap into covers but finds the fielder at the top of the circle but they get across for a run

17.4
1
Aftab Alam to Burl, 1 run

full toss, trying another yorker but gets it fuller and plays it down to long-on for a run

17.3
Aftab Alam to Burl, no run

yorker, jams into the ground to get it out and survive

17.2
2
Aftab Alam to Burl, 2 runs

good length on middle, drags it away to the left of long-on for a couple

17.1
2
Aftab Alam to Burl, 2 runs

short ball, pulls it away to mid-wicket for a couple

end of over 175 runs • 1 wicket
ZIM: 115/4CRR: 6.76 RRR: 14.67 • Need 44 from 18b
Ryan Burl22 (23)
Malcolm Waller1 (2)
Rashid Khan3-0-17-1
Mohammad Nabi3-0-24-1
16.6
1
Rashid Khan to Burl, 1 run

flighted outside off, reverse sweeps it nicely along the ground to sweeper cover for a run

16.5
1
Rashid Khan to Waller, 1 run

onto the backfoot and pushes it to covers for a run

Match details
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossZimbabwe, elected to field first
SeriesAfghanistan tour of United Arab EmiratesZimbabwe v Afghanistan
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Mohammad Nabi
Mohammad Nabi
Series resultAfghanistan won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberT20I no. 644
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 days06 February 2018 - night(20-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shah Durrani
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Izatullah Safi
TV Umpire
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Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Reserve Umpire
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Bismillah Jan Shinwari
Match Referee
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Richie Richardson