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Afghanistan vs South Africa, 21st match at Cardiff, , Jun 15 2019 - Full Scorecard

21st match (D/N), Cardiff, June 15, 2019, ICC Cricket World Cup
(34.1/48 ov) 125
(28.4/48 ov, T:127) 131/1

South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 116 balls remaining) (D/L method)

Player Of The Match
Afghanistan Innings
South Africa Innings
Match Flow
Afghanistan  (48 ovs maximum)
c van der Dussen b Rabada2223403095.65
b Imran Tahir32581054055.17
lbw b Morris622321027.27
c du Plessis b Phehlukwayo822291036.36
c & b Imran Tahir059000.00
b Phehlukwayo1260050.00
c Amla b Morris933430027.27
c Markram b Imran Tahir511120045.45
c van der Dussen b Imran Tahir35253460140.00
c du Plessis b Morris0312000.00
not out 017000.00
Extras(lb 4, w 3)7
TOTAL34.1 Ov (RR: 3.65, 160 Mins)125
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Hazratullah Zazai, 8.2 ov), 2-56 (Rahmat Shah, 15.1 ov), 3-69 (Hashmatullah Shahidi, 20.4 ov), 4-69 (Noor Ali Zadran, 21.1 ov), 5-70 (Asghar Afghan, 21.5 ov), 6-70 (Mohammad Nabi, 22.1 ov), 7-77 (Gulbadin Naib, 25.2 ov), 8-111 (Ikram Alikhil, 32.4 ov), 9-125 (Rashid Khan, 33.5 ov), 10-125 (Hamid Hassan, 34.1 ov)
8.2 to Hazratullah Zazai, finally South Africa get their field positions right! Length ball around off, Zazai knows one way to deal with those, backs away and goes for the pull, doesn't quite middle it and van der Dussen takes a low catch sliding in from deep midwicket. 39/1
20.4 to Hashmatullah Shahidi, driven, with hard hands, outside off, and a fat edge is gobbled at slip! Precisely the restart that South Africa needed. Hasmatullah was lured by one that seemed just that touch too close to leave alone, but the angle kept taking it away from his best intentions. 69/3
22.1 to Mohammad Nabi, back of a length, outside off, a flaccid waft of a cut, and he's only gone and wrecked his own stumps! Nabi was the glue in this lower order, the man who might be relied upon to rebuild. But that was too close to cut and the under-edge does the rest!. 70/6
15.1 to Rahmat Shah, fuller on the stumps, Rahmat Shah looks to flick it away and misses, struck in front and given. Rahmat has a discussion with his partner goes for the review just in time. The only question is if it was heading down. Pitched in line, impact in front of middle and leg, and would have gone on to just clip the leg stump. Umpire's call there and that means Rahmat has to walk back. 56/2
32.4 to Ikram Alikhil, edged and gone! Morris earns his reward for line and length, slanting into the left-hander, demanding a shot, and just nipping away enough to be taken in the bread-basket of first slip. Routine dismissal, and South Africa's post-rain rampage picks up pace again. 111/8
34.1 to Hamid Hassan, slogged into the sky to seal the deal! That was short and to the point. Back of a length, whack it wherever ... except straight up in the air of course. Any number of fielders could have converged, but the skipper took responsibility, standing almost on the umpire's toes to gather.. 125/10
21.1 to Noor Ali Zadran, bowled him first ball! That's a massive arrival, a ripper of a googly, pitch-perfect, on off stump, twisting through the gate as Noor has no idea what's hit him. Catch me if you can, you can imagine the rest from Tahir!. 69/4
21.5 to Asghar Afghan, looped up, leading edge, Tahir gobbles the catch in his followthrough and flees the scene as if he's just scrumped an apple from an angry farmer! This is an utter meltdown from Afghanistan, completely unsettled by the interruption. Asghar was playing across the line outside off, again no clue which way the ball was biting. There's trouble at t'mill now.... 70/5
25.2 to Gulbadin Naib, a filthy long-hop, an outstanding pluck! Absolutely nothing is going for Afghanistan! Tahir let one slip, halfway down the track, all the time in the world for Gulbadin to pick his spot. But he chose a telegraphed spank through midwicket, and Aiden Markram reached high above his head to pluck down a blinder in both hands!. 77/7
33.5 to Rashid Khan, crashed over the leg side, but van der Dussen is right back on the rope! It was a quicker delivery, and Rashid picked it well, but he needed to get under the ball more to clear deep midwicket. That's probably curtains for Afghanistan, but it was fun while it lasted.... 125/9
South Africa  (T: 127 runs from 48 ovs)
not out 41831054049.39
c Mohammad Nabi b Gulbadin Naib6872848094.44
not out 17172121100.00
Extras(lb 1, w 4)5
TOTAL28.4 Ov (RR: 4.56, 105 Mins)131/1
Fall of wickets: 1-104 (Quinton de Kock, 22.5 ov)
22.5 to Q de Kock, belted through the leg side, but that's a stunning intercept! Mohammad Nabi at midwicket, reaches to his right, snaffles a fast-travelling slap off the toes, de Kock is a bit stunned by that, he thought he'd picked his spot well enough. 104/1
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  • Afghanistan innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Rain: Afghanistan - 33/0 in 5.5 overs (Hazratullah Zazai 16, Noor Ali Zadran 16)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 39.0 (Mandatory - 82 runs, 9 wickets)
  • Afghanistan: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 1
  • Over 15.1: Review by Afghanistan (Batting), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - Rahmat Shah (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Afghanistan - 65/2 in 17.0 overs (Noor Ali Zadran 29, Hashmatullah Shahidi 7)
  • Over 18.2: Review by Afghanistan (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - Noor Ali Zadran (Upheld)
  • Rain: Afghanistan - 69/2 in 20.0 overs (Noor Ali Zadran 32, Hashmatullah Shahidi 8)
  • Afghanistan: 100 runs in 28.5 overs (173 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 33.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RSA Palliyaguruge, Batsman - Aftab Alam (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Afghanistan - 125/10 in 34.1 overs (Aftab Alam 0)
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 35 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Over 4.5: Review by Afghanistan (Bowling), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - HM Amla (Struck down)
  • Powerplay 2: Overs 10.1 - 39.0 (Mandatory)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (HM Amla 17, Q de Kock 35, Ex 1)
  • Q de Kock: 50 off 58 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 91/0 in 20.0 overs (HM Amla 30, Q de Kock 60)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 22.3 overs (135 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 135 balls (HM Amla 34, Q de Kock 64, Ex 2)
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 4160
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-17.00 Interval 17.00-17.30, Second Session 17.30-21.00
Match days15 June 2019 - daynight (50-over match)
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Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsSouth Africa 2, Afghanistan 0
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