RESULT
1st Semi-final, Dubai (DSC), January 20, 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
149/8
(18.3/20 ov, T:150) 150/2

Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
80 (60) & 2 catches
mohammad-shahzad
Oman INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Zeeshan Maqsood run out (Nawroz Mangal/†Mohammad Shahzad)3336-2191.66
Khawar Ali c †Mohammad Shahzad b Fareed Ahmad59-1055.55
Aqib Ilyas st †Mohammad Shahzad b Amir Hamza1515-11100.00
Mehran Khan  b Rashid Khan1010-01100.00
Khurram Nawaz  b Rashid Khan2419-01126.31
Ajay Lalcheta c Nawroz Mangal b Samiullah Shinwari1610-11160.00
Naseem Khushi c †Mohammad Shahzad b Fareed Ahmad2917-13170.58
Mohammad Nadeem c Gulbadin Naib b Fareed Ahmad64-10150.00
Sultan Ahmed (c)†not out 00-00-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 5)11
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.45)149/8
Did not bat: Bilal Khan, Kaleemullah 
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Khawar Ali, 2.3 ov), 2-47 (Aqib Ilyas, 6.3 ov), 3-62 (Mehran Khan, 9.4 ov), 4-71 (Zeeshan Maqsood, 12.2 ov), 5-95 (Ajay Lalcheta, 14.6 ov), 6-132 (Khurram Nawaz, 18.3 ov), 7-143 (Mohammad Nadeem, 19.4 ov), 8-149 (Naseem Khushi, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fareed Ahmad403538.75113220
2.3 to Khawar Ali, outside off, batsman gives it a full swing but just manages an edge to the keeper. 11/1
19.4 to Mohammad Nadeem, good length ball, batsman swings at it and gets it high in the air and to the fielder at mid-wicket for an easy catch. 143/7
19.6 to Naseem Khushi, short outside off, batsman looks to pull it again but gets bottom edge to the keeper. 149/8
Mohammad Nabi402807.00111200
Dawlat Zadran3042014.0032400
Amir Hamza401714.25111000
6.3 to Aqib Ilyas, tossed up, tempting the batsman, batsman gives it a charge but gets beaten and rest is well done by the keeper. 47/2
Rashid Khan401423.50140030
9.4 to Mehran Khan, tossed up, batsman onto the backfoot to cut but it spins the other way, batsman couldn't do much and hits the off-stump, superb googly. 62/3
18.3 to Khurram Nawaz, googly, batsman onto the knee to slog it but gets beaten and it hits the middle stick. 132/6
Samiullah Shinwari10717.0010000
14.6 to AV Lalcheta, down the leg, batsman sweeps it uppishly and straight to short fine leg, who takes a good catch. 95/5
Afghanistan INNINGS (Target: 150 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mohammad Shahzad c Mohammad Nadeem b Bilal Khan8060-83133.33
Nawroz Mangal c Mohammad Nadeem b Khawar Ali3430-41113.33
Asghar Afghan (c)not out 2518-21138.88
Samiullah Shinwari not out 64-10150.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL18.3 Ov (RR: 8.10)150/2
Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Nawroz Mangal, 11.5 ov), 2-136 (Mohammad Shahzad, 16.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bilal Khan3.3035110.0066011
16.5 to Mohammad Shahzad, outside off, batsman flashes hard at it and gets an edge down to thirdman, who takes a good running catch. 136/2
Ajay Lalcheta201708.5031100
Kaleemullah302107.0082100
Mohammad Nadeem201809.0053000
Zeeshan Maqsood401303.25110000
Khawar Ali3032110.6653200
11.5 to Nawroz Mangal, lopped up, batsman goes a big shot but lofts it high in the air to long-on, fielder comes under it and takes it cleanly. 91/1
Mehran Khan1011011.0010100
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MATCH DETAILS
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to field first
Series
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Afghanistan
Mohammad Shahzad
Series resultAfghanistan advanced
Match numberT20I no. 586
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.25 Interval 11.25-11.45, Second Session 11.45-13.10
Match days20 January 2017 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
Ireland
Alan Neill
Scotland
Alex Dowdalls
Reserve Umpire
U.A.E.
Iftikhar Ali
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Graeme Labrooy
Afghanistan Innings
<1 / 3>
Desert T20 Challenge
Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AFG33061.419
IRE32140.319
UAE3122-0.552
NAM3030-1.177
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SCOT33060.666
OMA31220.890
HKG3122-0.005
NED3122-1.529