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19dThe Report by Sreshth Shah

Rashid trips up Zimbabwe, Nabi seals the deal

An all-round effort from the bowlers restricted Zimbabwe to a below-par score in Sharjah, following which Nabi's 27-ball blitz ensured Afghanistan chased the target down with more than five overs to spare

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Match Details

Toss

Afghanistan , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Afghanistan led the 2-match series 1-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.25 Interval 20.25-20.45, Second Session 20.45-22.10

Match days

05 February 2018 - night match (20-over match)

Reserve Umpire

14.5
1w
Jarvis to Mohammad Nabi, 1 wide, good length on leg, tris to slog it over square leg but misses it and wide given, well that's the winning run of an extra, afghanistan win the game easily despite a few hiccups
14.4
4
Jarvis to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR runs, full on off, drives it firmly straight to the right of mid-off, who dives full stretch but couldn't stop it
14.3
1
Jarvis to Shafiqullah, 1 run, short ball again, pulls it down to fine leg for a run
14.2
6
Jarvis to Shafiqullah, SIX runs, short ball, gone over square leg this time, that was a tennis shot all the way for a six
14.2
1w
Jarvis to Shafiqullah, 1 wide, bouncer and long way over the head of the batsman, wide signalled
14.1
0
Jarvis to Shafiqullah, no run, fuller outside off, gives it a swing but no where near it

Afghanistan 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st15Karim SadiqMohammad Shahzad
2nd20Asghar StanikzaiMohammad Shahzad
3rd16Mohammad NabiAsghar Stanikzai
4th29Mohammad NabiSharafuddin Ashraf
5th5Mohammad NabiNajibullah Zadran
6th36Mohammad NabiShafiqullah