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11th Match, Group A, Dubai, Jan 19 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
(19.2/20 ov, target 168)103
Afghanistan won by 64 runs
player of the match
Rashid Khan
Afghanistan
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Afghanistan prepare for semis with big win over Namibia

Afghanistan cruised to a 64-run win against Namibia in their final group-stage game of the Desert T20 Challenge, after posting 167 for 6

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan167/6(20 overs)
Namibia103/10(19.2 overs)
Rashid Khan3/4(2.2)
Amir Hamza2/24(4)
19.2
W
Rashid Khan to Peake, OUT

googly, batsman onto the backfoot to hit it but gets beaten and it hits pad and onto the stumps

Colin Peake b Rashid Khan 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.1
W
Rashid Khan to Coombe, OUT

looped up, batsman walks down the track and misses i completely as it spins away

Christopher Coombe st †Mohammad Shahzad b Rashid Khan 9 (8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 112.5
end of over 1911 runs • 1 wicket
NAM: 103/8CRR: 5.42 • RRR: 65.00 • Need 65 from 6b
Christopher Coombe9 (7)
Amir Hamza4-0-24-2
Rashid Khan2-0-4-1
18.6
W
Amir Hamza to Gerrie, OUT

tossed up, batsman comes down the track to hit it but gets beaten and keeper does well to wipe the bails out

Gerrie Snyman st †Mohammad Shahzad b Amir Hamza 26 (32b 1x4 1x6) SR: 81.25
18.5
1
Amir Hamza to Coombe, 1 run

onto the backfoot and plays it down to long-on for a run

18.4
6
Amir Hamza to Coombe, SIX runs

tossed up, batsman heaves it over mid-wicket for a six

18.3
2b
Amir Hamza to Coombe, 2 byes

tossed up, batsman goes for a big heave but misses it, it misses the stumps somehow and beats the keeper aswell for a leg-bye couple

18.2
1
Amir Hamza to Gerrie, 1 run

onto the backfoot and pushed to on-side for a run

18.1
1
Amir Hamza to Coombe, 1 run

onto the backfoot and cuts it to point, slight hesitation but he makes it to the other end

end of over 181 run • 1 wicket
NAM: 92/7CRR: 5.11 • RRR: 38.00 • Need 76 from 12b
Gerrie Snyman25 (30)
Christopher Coombe1 (3)
Rashid Khan2-0-4-1
Nawroz Mangal1-0-11-0
17.6
Rashid Khan to Gerrie, no run

looped up, batsman onto the frontfoot to defend but got beaten

17.5
Rashid Khan to Gerrie, no run

tossed up, batsman looks to sweep it but gets beaten

17.4
1
Rashid Khan to Coombe, 1 run

short of length, batsman onto the backfoot and drags it to mid-wicket for a run

17.3
Rashid Khan to Coombe, no run

onto the frontfoot and pushes it back to the bowler

17.2
Rashid Khan to Coombe, no run

googly, suprised the batsman completly but he managed to block it

17.1
W
Rashid Khan to Frylinck, OUT

quick and straight ball, batsman looked to flick it to on-side but got beaten and trapped infront of the stumps, Loud appeal and given

Jan Frylinck lbw b Rashid Khan 28 (21b 1x4 1x6) SR: 133.33
end of over 1711 runs
NAM: 91/6CRR: 5.35 • RRR: 25.67 • Need 77 from 18b
Jan Frylinck28 (20)
Gerrie Snyman25 (28)
Nawroz Mangal1-0-11-0
Rashid Khan1-0-3-0
16.6
1
Mangal to Frylinck, 1 run

onto the backfoot and cuts it down to sweeper cover for a run

16.5
1
Mangal to Gerrie, 1 run

pitches it short, batsman onto the backfoot and nudges it to sqaure leg for a run

16.4
6
Mangal to Gerrie, SIX runs

tossed up, batsman onto the frontfoot and hits it straight on the rise for six

16.3
1
Mangal to Frylinck, 1 run

tossed up, batsman looks for a big shot but gets an inside edge past the keeper for a run

16.2
1
Mangal to Gerrie, 1 run

onto the frontfoot and hits it away to mid-wicket for a run

16.1
1
Mangal to Frylinck, 1 run

onto the frontfoot and driven down to long-on for a run

Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 ChallengeAfghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days19 January 2017 - day match (20-over match)
T20 debut
Naveen-ul-Haq
Naveen-ul-Haq
Umpires
Scotland XI Image
Alex Dowdalls
Hong Kong Image
Tabarak Dar
Reserve Umpire
Ireland Image
Alan Neill
Match Referee
England Image
David Jukes
PointsAfghanistan 2, Namibia 0