result
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
Afghanistan
13y
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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
Season2008
Player Of The Match
Karim Sadiq
Karim Sadiq
Match days23 May 2008 - day (50-over match)
Umpires
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Paul Baldwin
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Sanjeev Kad
PointsAfghanistan 2, Japan 0