Sharjah, November 21 - 24, 2015, ICC Intercontinental Cup
144 & 540
(T:390) 295 & 188

Afghanistan won by 201 runs

Player Of The Match
26 & 127
Afghanistan 1st INNINGS 
Noor Ali Zadran c Ura b Soper1027-1037.03
Shabir Noori lbw b Soper312-0025.00
Mohammad Shahzad lbw b Vanua2939-4074.35
Hashmatullah Shahidi c Reva b Nou1956-2033.92
Asghar Afghan (c)c Vala b Vanua2626-40100.00
Samiullah Shinwari c Dai b Vanua05-000.00
Gulbadin Naib c Vala b Nou159-20166.66
Mirwais Ashraf lbw b Reva28-0025.00
Sharafuddin Ashraf c Nou b Vanua2524-31104.16
Yamin Ahmadzai c Vanua b Dai1230-1040.00
Zahir Khan not out 12-0050.00
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL39.4 Ov (RR: 3.63)144
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Shabir Noori, 3.1 ov), 2-27 (Noor Ali Zadran, 9.3 ov), 3-43 (Mohammad Shahzad, 16.1 ov), 4-75 (Asghar Afghan, 22.3 ov), 5-79 (Samiullah Shinwari, 24.2 ov), 6-101 (Gulbadin Naib, 28.1 ov), 7-104 (Mirwais Ashraf, 29.5 ov), 8-106 (Hashmatullah Shahidi, 30.3 ov), 9-135 (Sharafuddin Ashraf, 38.1 ov), 10-144 (Yamin Ahmadzai, 39.4 ov)
Loa Nou1323722.84613100
28.1 to Gulbadin Naib, Outside off, batsman cuts it but gets an edge to the 1st slip fielder. 101/6
30.3 to Hashmatullah Shahidi, Outside off, batsman looks to cut but manages an edge to the 3rd slip fielder. 106/8
Chad Soper922723.00393000
3.1 to Shabir Noori, Good length ball on middle, batsman moves onto the backfoot and looks to defend but misses it, Loud appeal and given, that was a straight forward one. 4/1
9.3 to Noor Ali Zadran, Onto the backfoot and cuts it but to the point fielder, who takes it just infront of him to dismiss the batsman. 27/2
Norman Vanua723645.14295000
16.1 to Mohammad Shahzad, Good length ball, batsman looks to defend but misses it and gets struck on the pads, Loud appeal and given. 43/3
22.3 to Asghar Afghan, Outside off, batsman cuts but gets an edge and to the 1st slip, who dives to his left gets a hand to it and it pops out but fielder recovers well and take it one handedly on his way down to the ground. 75/4
24.2 to Samiullah Shinwari, Outside off, batsman goes after it and gets an edge to the 2nd slip fielder, taken cleanly. 79/5
38.1 to Sharafuddin Ashraf, Short pitch ball outside off, batsman looks to pull and lofts it in the air to the fielder at mid-on for a simple catch. 135/9
John Reva803814.75356000
29.5 to Mirwais Ashraf, Good length ball, batsman looks to play it to on-side but misses and gets struck on pads, Loud appeal and given. 104/7
Mahuru Dai2.41411.50130000
39.4 to Yamin Ahmadzai, Outside off, batsman looks to cut but manages a top edge to the point fielder. 144/10
Papua New Guinea 1st INNINGS 
Tony Ura  b Yamin Ahmadzai716-0043.75
Vani Morea c Asghar Afghan b Yamin Ahmadzai2930-6096.66
Lega Siaka lbw b Yamin Ahmadzai01-000.00
Assad Vala st †Mohammad Shahzad b Zahir Khan62110-4056.36
Sese Bau lbw b Samiullah Shinwari3442-4280.95
Mahuru Dai c Hashmatullah Shahidi b Gulbadin Naib129139-9592.80
Jack Vare (c)†lbw b Zahir Khan16-0016.66
John Reva  b Sharafuddin Ashraf1444-2031.81
Norman Vanua st †Mohammad Shahzad b Samiullah Shinwari218-0011.11
Chad Soper  b Zahir Khan731-0022.58
Loa Nou not out 27-0028.57
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 4)8
TOTAL73.2 Ov (RR: 4.02)295
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Tony Ura, 6.1 ov), 2-24 (Lega Siaka, 6.2 ov), 3-41 (Vani Morea, 8.5 ov), 4-96 (Sese Bau, 20.6 ov), 5-201 (Assad Vala, 45.6 ov), 6-203 (Jack Vare, 47.3 ov), 7-244 (John Reva, 59.5 ov), 8-270 (Norman Vanua, 64.4 ov), 9-289 (Mahuru Dai, 70.5 ov), 10-295 (Chad Soper, 73.2 ov)
Yamin Ahmadzai1726433.76718000
6.1 to TP Ura, Good length ball, batsman onto it late looking to defend and gets cleaned up. 24/1
6.2 to L Siaka, Good length ball, batsman onto the frontfoot looking to defend but misses it and gets struck on the pads, Loud Appeal and given. 24/2
8.5 to VV Morea, Full ball, batsman onto it and drives it firmly but uppishly and to the fielder at mid-off, who takes it with ease. 41/3
Mirwais Ashraf913403.77396000
Gulbadin Naib913814.22383100
70.5 to MD Dai, leading edge point fielder takes an absolute stunner diving full length. 289/9
Zahir Khan11.204433.88482102
45.6 to A Vala, Down the leg, batsman looking to flick it away to fine leg but ends up near the keeper, who takes the bails of as soon as batsman went out of the crease. 201/5
47.3 to JNT Vare, Flighted ball, batsman goes to the backfoot, looking to flick it to the on-side but misses it and gets traped infront of the stumps, Loud appeal and given. 203/6
73.2 to CA Soper, . 295/10
Samiullah Shinwari1918624.52715400
20.6 to S Bau, Good length ball, batsman looks to defend but misses it and gets hit on the pads, Loud appeal and given. 96/4
64.4 to N Vanua, . 270/8
Sharafuddin Ashraf812513.12371102
59.5 to JB Reva, . 244/7
Afghanistan 2nd INNINGS 
Noor Ali Zadran lbw b Soper2449-3048.97
Shabir Noori run out (Vanua)04-000.00
Mohammad Shahzad run out (Vanua)116137-11384.67
Hashmatullah Shahidi c Morea b Dai112214-16152.33
Asghar Afghan (c)st †Vare b Dai127163-13677.91
Samiullah Shinwari lbw b Nou02-000.00
Gulbadin Naib c Reva b Vala7587-11186.20
Mirwais Ashraf lbw b Bau5474-5172.97
Sharafuddin Ashraf c Morea b Bau1016-1062.50
Yamin Ahmadzai  b Vala217-0011.76
Zahir Khan not out 05-000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)20
TOTAL127.2 Ov (RR: 4.24)540
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Shabir Noori, 1.2 ov), 2-54 (Noor Ali Zadran, 13.6 ov), 3-204 (Mohammad Shahzad, 47.6 ov), 4-382 (Hashmatullah Shahidi, 89.5 ov), 5-382 (Samiullah Shinwari, 90.2 ov), 6-428 (Asghar Afghan, 101.2 ov), 7-505 (Gulbadin Naib, 115.3 ov), 8-526 (Sharafuddin Ashraf, 120.3 ov), 9-540 (Mirwais Ashraf, 126.1 ov), 10-540 (Yamin Ahmadzai, 127.2 ov)
Loa Nou1727414.35957103
90.2 to Samiullah Shinwari, ball seaming in, plays the wrong line. Samiullah departs without scoring. 382/5
Chad Soper1816713.72669110
13.6 to Noor Ali Zadran, shaping in, batter loses shape trying to playing through the onside. 54/2
Norman Vanua18010105.616113301
Mahuru Dai1927323.848010100
89.5 to Hashmatullah Shahidi, leading edge goes miles in the air. 382/4
101.2 to Asghar Afghan, coming down the wicket wanted to heave that one, bowler wins the battle in the end. 428/6
John Reva1024004.00356100
Assad Vala22.218023.58917200
115.3 to Gulbadin Naib, full toss goes straight up in the air, soft dismissal. 505/7
127.2 to Yamin Ahmadzai, . 540/10
Sese Bau1625023.12734100
120.3 to Sharafuddin Ashraf, . 526/8
126.1 to Mirwais Ashraf, . 540/9
Lega Siaka724005.71274200
Papua New Guinea 2nd INNINGS (Target: 390 runs)
Tony Ura lbw b Yamin Ahmadzai1826-2069.23
Vani Morea  b Yamin Ahmadzai149-30155.55
Lega Siaka c Gulbadin Naib b Yamin Ahmadzai824-1033.33
Assad Vala lbw b Zahir Khan81151-7153.64
Sese Bau c Samiullah Shinwari b Gulbadin Naib99-20100.00
Mahuru Dai  b Sharafuddin Ashraf3275-3042.66
Jack Vare (c)†lbw b Yamin Ahmadzai02-000.00
John Reva c Gulbadin Naib b Zahir Khan530-1016.66
Norman Vanua c †Mohammad Shahzad b Zahir Khan015-000.00
Chad Soper st †Mohammad Shahzad b Zahir Khan1525-3060.00
Loa Nou not out 06-000.00
Extras(b 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL61.5 Ov (RR: 3.04)188
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Vani Morea, 2.2 ov), 2-37 (Lega Siaka, 8.4 ov), 3-40 (Tony Ura, 10.2 ov), 4-54 (Sese Bau, 12.6 ov), 5-131 (Mahuru Dai, 39.5 ov), 6-132 (Jack Vare, 40.4 ov), 7-157 (John Reva, 49.2 ov), 8-162 (Norman Vanua, 53.5 ov), 9-175 (Assad Vala, 59.1 ov), 10-188 (Chad Soper, 61.5 ov)
Yamin Ahmadzai12.414143.23566000
2.2 to VV Morea, . 15/1
8.4 to L Siaka, . 37/2
10.2 to TP Ura, . 40/3
40.4 to JNT Vare, . 132/6
Gulbadin Naib10.224914.74438010
12.6 to S Bau, outside edge to 3rd slip, what a terrific grab from Samiullah. 54/4
Mirwais Ashraf1222201.83602000
Shabir Noori30903.00141001
Sharafuddin Ashraf812012.50352000
39.5 to MD Dai, poor shot selection costs PNG another one, centurion Dai departs. 131/5
Samiullah Shinwari701802.57301000
Zahir Khan8.512542.83402100
49.2 to JB Reva, . 157/7
53.5 to N Vanua, . 162/8
59.1 to A Vala, . 175/9
61.5 to CA Soper, Game Set Match, Easy win for Aghnaistan in the end, Coming back strongly. 188/10
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Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Asghar Afghan
Hours of play (local time)9.45am start, Lunch 11.45-12.25, Tea 14.25-14.45, Close 16.45
Match days21,22,,23,24 November 2015 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Chad Soper
Chad Soper
Sese Bau
Sese Bau
Zahir Khan
Zahir Khan
Buddhi Pradhan
Sri Lanka
Raveendra Wimalasiri
Reserve Umpire
Ahmed Shah Durrani
Match Referee
David Jukes
PointsAfghanistan 14, Papua New Guinea 6
Sat, 21 Nov - day 1 - P.N.G. 1st innings 205/6 (Mahuru Dai 67*, John Reva 0*, 49 ov)
Sun, 22 Nov - day 2 - Afghanistan 2nd innings 284/3 (Hashmatullah Shahidi 92*, Asghar Afghan 45*, 68 ov)
Mon, 23 Nov - day 3 - P.N.G. 2nd innings 110/4 (Assad Vala 32*, Mahuru Dai 27*, 33 ov)
Tue, 24 Nov - day 4 - P.N.G. 2nd innings 188 (61.5 ov) - end of match
P.N.G. Innings
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