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43rd Match, Super Eight, Benoni, April 15, 2009, ICC World Cup Qualifiers
(47.1/50 ov, T:280) 237

Afghanistan won by 42 runs

Player Of The Match
92 (101) & 2/44
Afghanistan INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Noor Ali Zadran c †Smith b Stander2442592057.14
Karim Sadiq run out (Stander)9210115110291.08
Mohammad Shahzad  b Wright2226344084.61
Nawroz Mangal (c)c McCallum b Blain727011671102.85
Asghar Afghan c Stander b Wright056000.00
Mohammad Nabi c Poonia b Haq22200100.00
Raees Ahmadzai c Watson b Nel1628292057.14
Samiullah Shinwari c Poonia b Blain22111721200.00
Khaliq Dad c †Smith b Nel57130071.42
Shapoor Zadran st †Smith b Haq95701180.00
Hamid Hassan not out 43400133.33
Extras(lb 3, w 8)11
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.58, 211 Mts)279
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Noor Ali Zadran, 14.1 ov), 2-105 (Mohammad Shahzad, 21.3 ov), 3-177 (Karim Sadiq, 34.4 ov), 4-179 (Asghar Afghan, 35.6 ov), 5-181 (Mohammad Nabi, 36.2 ov), 6-216 (Raees Ahmadzai, 43.5 ov), 7-257 (Samiullah Shinwari, 47.1 ov), 8-261 (Nawroz Mangal, 47.3 ov), 9-273 (Shapoor Zadran, 48.6 ov), 10-279 (Khaliq Dad, 49.6 ov)
John Blain1015425.40347010
47.1 to Samiullah Shinwari, short leg side, hooks, not timed well, goes high and straight to deep square leg who hardly has to move. 257/7
47.3 to Nawroz Mangal, lofted drive does not clear long on. 261/8
Dewald Nel1005225.20305020
43.5 to Raees Ahmadzai, lofted over the bowlers head, no timing, mid-off gets across and takes a good catch. 216/6
49.6 to Khaliq Dad, swings to the on side, top edge, well taken by the keeper, saving himself a bruised lip. 279/10
Craig Wright1024124.10423210
35.6 to Asghar Afghan, pressure gets to him, tries to clear mid-off, gets too much under it, loops high to STander at mid-off. 179/4
Jan Stander1006716.70309120
14.1 to Noor Ali Zadran, outside off, pushes at that, no foot work, plays away from the body and this time he pays for it. 57/1
Majid Haq905526.11232210
36.2 to Mohammad Nabi, plays the lofted drive, also gets under it, loops away to Poonia at mid-off on the circle. 181/5
48.6 to Shapoor Zadran, outside off, looks to hit that to Johannesburg coming down the pitch, misses, keeps on going. 273/9
Ryan Watson10707.0031000
Scotland INNINGS (Target: 280 runs from 50 overs)
Ryan Watson (c) b Khaliq Dad1334741038.23
Majid Haq c †Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor Zadran18100012.50
Kyle Coetzer c Mohammad Nabi b Karim Sadiq9112714610171.65
Gavin Hamilton c Hamid Hassan b Karim Sadiq7175913294.66
Neil McCallum c Raees Ahmadzai b Samiullah Shinwari53510166.66
Navdeep Poonia  b Hamid Hassan17153110113.33
Jan Stander c Raees Ahmadzai b Hamid Hassan2780028.57
Colin Smith run out (†Mohammad Shahzad)1191400122.22
Craig Wright c Samiullah Shinwari b Shapoor Zadran011000.00
John Blain  b Shapoor Zadran53-10166.66
Dewald Nel not out 01-000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, w 11)21
TOTAL47.1 Ov (RR: 5.02)237
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Majid Haq, 2.3 ov), 2-54 (Ryan Watson, 16.4 ov), 3-187 (Kyle Coetzer, 39.4 ov), 4-200 (Neil McCallum, 40.6 ov), 5-200 (Gavin Hamilton, 41.1 ov), 6-208 (Jan Stander, 42.6 ov), 7-231 (Colin Smith, 45.5 ov), 8-231 (Craig Wright, 45.6 ov), 9-237 (Navdeep Poonia, 46.5 ov), 10-237 (John Blain, 47.1 ov)
Shapoor Zadran9.123633.92384020
2.3 to RM Haq, outside off, moves away as he tries to drive on the up, edges, easy catch. 1/1
45.6 to CM Wright, outside off, drives firmly at that, thick edge sails away to the deep backward point. 231/8
47.1 to JAR Blain, you miss I hit as Blain misses the drive to see his wickets re-arranged. 237/10
Hamid Hassan914525.00316000
42.6 to JH Stander, full on the legs, clips that in the air, good contact, not enough to clear the square leg. 208/6
46.5 to NS Poonia, full leg stump ball, swings away, edges into the leg stump. 237/9
Khaliq Dad914314.77322130
16.4 to RR Watson, full on the off, drives, inside edge, off stump does a tumble. 54/2
Mohammad Nabi803003.75281100
Karim Sadiq704426.28152110
39.4 to KJ Coetzer, outside off, drives, thick edge, loops to deep gully who dives forward to take a low catch. 187/3
41.1 to GM Hamilton, another great catch, lofted on drive, man from long on dives forward again taking a low catch. 200/5
Samiullah Shinwari502915.80112010
40.6 to NFI McCallum, on the sweep, gets under that, but a great catch at deep square leg running to his right and taking a low catch out of the sun. 200/4
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Willowmoore Park, Benoni
TossScotland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Karim Sadiq
Match numberICCTROPHY no. 503
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days15 April 2009 - day (50-over match)
South Africa
Ian Howell
Paul Baldwin
Reserve Umpire
Buddhi Pradhan
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Roshan Mahanama
PointsAfghanistan 2, Scotland 0
  • Afghanistan innings
  • Afghanistan 50, 47 minutes, 73 balls, 6x4
  • Partnership, 1st wicket, 50 runs, 47 minutes, 73 balls, 6x4
  • Karin Khan 50 , 92 minutes, 60 balls, 8x4, 1x6
  • Power Play 2, overs 12 to 16
  • Afghanistan 100, 92 minutes, 131 balls, 14x4, 1x6
  • Afghanistan 150, 129 minutes, 184 balls, 17x4, 2x6
  • Partnership, 3rd wicket, 50, 38 minutes, 56 balls, 3x4, 1x6
  • Power Play 3 overs 43 to 47
  • Afghanistan 200, 169 minutes, 259 balls, 19X4, 2X6
  • Mangal 50, 91 minutes, 59 balls, 3x4, 1x6
  • Afghanistan 250, 193 minutes, 286 balls, 25x4, 4x6
  • Scotland innings
  • Power Play 2, overs 11 to 15
  • Scotland 50, 62 minutes, 89 balls, 6x4
  • Scotland 100, 111 minutes, 170 balls, 7x4, 1x6
  • Partnership 3rd wicket 50, 40 minutes, 70 balls, 1x4, 1x6
  • Coetzer 50, 103 minutes, 92 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • Scotland 150, 138 minutes, 219 balls, 9x4, 3x6
  • Hamilton 50, 64 minutes, 60 balls, 1x4, 2x6
  • Partnership, 3rd wicket 100, 64 minutes, 117 balls, 3x4, 3x6
  • Scotland 200, 162 minutes, 252 balls, 15x4, 3x6
  • Power Play 3, overs 43 to 47
Scotland Innings
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