Group B, St Helier, May 23 2008, ICC World Cricket League Division Five
(40.2/50 ov, target 180)87
Afghanistan won by 92 runs
player of the match
Karim Sadiq
• Cricinfo staff

Favourites make strong start

Tournament favourites Afghanistan, Nepal and USA recorded comfortable victories on the opening day of the ICC World Cricket League Division 5 in Jersey

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Scorecard summary
Afghanistan179/10(35.4 overs)
Karim Sadiq47 (46)
Ahmed Shah28 (38)
Japan87/10(40.2 overs)
Munir Ahmed18 (37)
Hasti Gul3/22(10)
Hamid Hassan2/18(10)
Match details
Victoria College Ground, St Helier
TossAfghanistan, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cricket League Division Five
Player Of The Match
Karim Sadiq
Karim Sadiq
Match days23 May 2008 - day (50-over match)
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Paul Baldwin
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Sanjeev Kad
PointsAfghanistan 2, Japan 0