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RESULT
1st T20I, Abu Dhabi, March 17, 2021, Afghanistan v Zimbabwe
(20 ov, T:199) 150/7

Afghanistan won by 48 runs

Player Of The Match
87 (45)
rahmanullah-gurbaz
Afghanistan Innings
Zimbabwe Innings
Match Flow
Info
Afghanistan  (20 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Tiripano b Burl87457067193.33
c †Mutumbami b Ngarava26223830118.18
c Sikandar Raza b Muzarabani55385362144.73
c Mavuta b Ngarava711190063.63
c †Mutumbami b Muzarabani73501233.33
not out 011000.00
not out 00-00-
Extras(lb 4, w 12)16
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 9.90)198/5
Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Karim Janat, 7.6 ov), 2-154 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 14.2 ov), 3-185 (Mohammad Nabi, 18.6 ov), 4-192 (Asghar Afghan, 19.3 ov), 5-198 (Rashid Khan, 19.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
201608.0041100
4043210.7584240
7.6 to Karim Janat, grabs it on the second attempt. Was a length ball angling away, Janat went for the cut but got a thick outside edge that flew to the right of the keeper. It popped out on the first attempt but Mutumbami kept his calm to pouch it on the second attempt. 80/1
18.6 to Mohammad Nabi, length ball outside off, stays back and smashes it down the ground. Mavuta pedals back from long-off and takes it calmly. Nabi falls for an 11-ball 7. 185/3
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19.3 to Asghar Afghan, too full on the stumps, clears his front leg and goes aerial towards long-on, where Raza settles under it, balancing him well after taking the catch so as not to step over the boundary line. 192/4
19.5 to Rashid Khan, short of length outside off, looked like a slower ball. Rashid looked to smash it towards deep midwicket but got the top edge and a simple catch for the wicketkeeper. 198/5
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201306.5070120
302418.0050200
14.2 to Rahmanullah Gurbaz, down the track and looks to smash over long-on but it's slower through the air from Burl and he isn't to the pitch of the ball. The ball spins away and the resulting top edge is pouched by Tiripano at backward point. 154/2
Zimbabwe  (T: 199 runs from 20 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Rashid Khan44376240118.91
c sub (Ibrahim Zadran) b Fareed Ahmad18142111128.57
c Hashmatullah Shahidi b Karim Janat22202921110.00
c sub (Ibrahim Zadran) b Fareed Ahmad22143030157.14
b Karim Janat2660033.33
b Rashid Khan15102020150.00
lbw b Rashid Khan24110050.00
not out 67110085.71
not out 1081001125.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, w 2)9
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.50)150/7
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Tarisai Musakanda, 4.5 ov), 2-83 (Sean Williams, 10.3 ov), 3-106 (Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, 13.1 ov), 4-111 (Ryan Burl, 14.3 ov), 5-124 (Sikandar Raza, 16.2 ov), 6-133 (Richmond Mutumbami, 17.2 ov), 7-134 (Wessly Madhevere, 17.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
302709.0052100
301906.3383000
403127.7582110
4.5 to TK Musakanda, length ball around off, clears his front leg and goes for the pull but ends up hitting it straight to deep midwicket, Afghanistan have the first breakthrough. 38/1
16.2 to Sikandar Raza, slower bouncer outside off, pulls it from there but ends up hitting straight to deep midwicket. Raza departs for 22 off 14. 124/5
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10.3 to SC Williams, Gone! A leading edge taken at point was Williams looks to flick this length ball on the leg side. 83/2
14.3 to RP Burl, the middle stump is out of the ground. A brilliant yorker, Burl looks to go for a big hit and misses it completely. 111/4
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13.1 to TS Kamunhukamwe, bowls him with a googly. A length ball at the stumps, Kamunhukamwe looked to back away and cut it but was beaten by the pace and the turn. 106/3
17.2 to R Mutumbami, castled. It's another googly. Goes for the slog sweep and misses it completely. 133/6
17.4 to W Madhevere, fuller on the stumps, goes for the slog sweep and misses. Is hit right in front of the middle, low on the pads. And that's an easy decision for the umpire. 134/7
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MATCH FLOW
  • Afghanistan innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 66 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Afghanistan: 50 runs in 4.3 overs (27 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (Rahmanullah Gurbaz 41, Karim Janat 10, Ex 2)
  • Rahmanullah Gurbaz: 50 off 26 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Afghanistan: 100 runs in 9.4 overs (58 balls), Extras 8
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 22 balls (Rahmanullah Gurbaz 35, Asghar Afghan 10, Ex 6)
  • Afghanistan: 150 runs in 13.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 15
  • Asghar Afghan: 50 off 37 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Innings Break: Afghanistan - 198/5 in 20.0 overs (Najibullah Zadran 0, Usman Ghani 0)
  • Zimbabwe innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 47 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Zimbabwe: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (41 balls), Extras 6
  • Zimbabwe: 100 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 6
  • Zimbabwe: 150 runs in 19.5 overs (119 balls), Extras 9
MATCH DETAILS
Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossZimbabwe, elected to field first
Series
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Series resultAfghanistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 1134
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.30, Interval 15.30-15.50, Second Session 15.50-17.20
Match days17 March 2021 - day (20-over match)
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