Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20: Zimbabwe tour to Afghanistan and The Afghanistan Cricket Board has to get permission to UAE to doing series their Cricket Stadiums. So, the Whole series presented there. Afghanistan the new talented team played very well and they have improved their cricket too much. They played like they have most experienced players. Well, I appreciated them & just saying them keep it up and try hard for more than more betterment. Afghanistan won their previous and 1st T20 match to Zimbabwe and lead them 1-0.  If they played like that spirit So, maybe they will give the tough time to every team. Now the 2nd T20 match also played in Sharjah Cricket Ground. Well, can Afghanistan Whitewash the T20 series after winning this one and last T20 match against Zimbabwe?

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

Toss:

Zimbabwe have won the coin toss and elected to Bowl first.

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

Match Info

Match:

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I, in UAE, 2018

Date:

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Time:

03:00 PM GMT

Umpires:

Third Umpire:

Match Referee:

Venue Guide

Venue:

Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah

Stadium:

Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium
Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

City:

Sharjah

Capacity:

27,000

Ends:

Pavilion End, Sharjah Club End

Hosts to:

United Arab Emirates

Venue Scoring Pattern

Average 1st innings score:

149

Average 2nd innings score:

131

Highest Total:

215/6 (20 Ov) by Afg vs ZIM

Lowest Total:

90/10 (19.1 Ov) by Afg vs NED

Highest Chased:

140/3 (17.3 Ov) by Afg vs Sco

Lowest Defended:

154/8 (20 Ov) by Eng vs Pak

Afghanistan Squad

Playing XI:

Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Karim Sadiq, Asghar Stanikzai (c), Mohammad Nabi, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Najibullah Zadran, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Rashid Khan, Gulbadin Naib, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Zadran

Bench:

Samiullah Shenwari, Usman Ghani, Shapoor Zadran
Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018

Zimbabwe Squad

Playing XI:

Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Brendan Taylor (wk), Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Peter Moor, Graeme Cremer (c), Malcolm Waller, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani

Bench:

Craig Ervine, Brandon Mavuta, Tendai Chisoro, Chris Mpofu, Ryan Murray
Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018

Match Summary

1st Innings:

Afghanistan Cricket team started their innings after invited to bat first from their opponent side Zimbabwe. Afghanistan’s Opening Batsmen (Mohammad Shahzad & Karim Sadiq) Starts their innings and came to the crease. They both start the innings. After 3.4 Overs Zimbabwe takes the 1st wicket of the dangerous man M. Shahzad. Shahzad gone early off just 17 runs off 22 ball faces with the help of 3 FOURS.

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

So, Afghanistan loses their 1st wicket off just 19 runs. Zimbabwe tries to take under pressure to their opponents but Karim Sadiq and Captain played crucial and supportive innings. Afghanistan loses their 2nd wicket on 75 runs. Cremer bowled out to Asghar and he smashed 27 runs off just 14 balls with the help of 1 FOUR and 3 SIXES.

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

He played massive innings. After his wicket, Mohammad Nabi supports his team and he hits 45 runs scored off just 26 balls with the boundaries of 2 FOURS and 4 SIXES. Tendai Chatara (4 Overs, 20 runs, 3 wickets, Economy 5.00), Kyle Jarvis (4 Overs, 22 runs, 2 wickets, Economy 5.50), Blessing Muzarabani (4 Overs, 48 runs, 2 wickets, Economy 12.00), Graeme Cremer (4 Overs, 20 runs, 2 wickets, Economy 5.00). Afghanistan sets the target of 159 runs in 20 overs. Zimbabwe needed 7.95 required run rate per over.

BATTING POWERPLAY MANDATORY:

  • OVERS: (0.1-06)

  • RUNS: 45

  • WICKETS: 1

Extras:

 (b 0, lb 1, w 12, nb 1, p 0)= 14

Total:

 (9 wickets, 20 Overs)= 158

Fall of Wickets:

(Mohammad Shahzad, 3.4) 19-1, (Asghar Stanikzai, 9.3) 75-2, (Karim Sadiq, 11.5) 88-3, (Najibullah Zadran, 17.2) 139-4, (Shafiqullah Shafiq, 18.1) 155-5, (Mohammad Nabi, 18.2) 155-6, (Sharafuddin Ashraf, 18.6) 157-7, (Rashid Khan, 19.3) 157-8, (Aftab Alam, 19.4) 157-9.

2nd Innings:

Zimbabwe starts their innings to play like a sensible cricket but they can’t break the pressure after losing their 1st wicket. Solomon Mire went too much early. When team Zimbabwe total runs have 6 in 2.1 overs. So, Zimbabwe needs to reduce the pressure and they have succeeded for limited time duration.Zimbabwe loses their 2nd wicket when the total score has 40 off 6.5 Overs. Zimbabwe loses their important wicket of Hamilton Masakadza. He smashed 29 runs off 30 deliveries with the help of 3 FOURS and 2 SIXES.

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

Zimbabwe takes advantage if Hamilton Masakadza hits more runs they have easily save their self from the whitewash. Well, Sikandar Raza played crucial and supportive innings and try to get a victory for his team with his brilliance efforts but at last, he has also gone on 40 runs off just 26 balls with 5 FOURS & 1 SIX. Ryan Burl has also smashed 30 runs innings off 30 balls with the help of 2 FOURS. They played all over but can’t be chased the target.

Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20

Afghanistan’s bowlers haven’t chased down the target to their opposite. Mujeeb Zadran ( 4 Overs, 21 runs, 2 wickets, Economy 5.25), Rashid Khan (4 Overs, 23 runs, 2 wickets, Economy 5.75) & Mohammad Nabi (3 Overs, 24 runs, 1 wicket, Economy 8.00). Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 17 runs.

So, Afghanistan with this 2-0 whitewash, move to the eighth place in the T20I rankings going over Sri Lanka. They just keep getting better and their spinners have played a huge role in their success. That’s all we have from this match. We’ll be back for the ODI series starting from Friday. Can Zimbabwe bounce back? Do join us to find out. Until then, it’s a goodbye from all of us down here.

BATTING POWERPLAY MANDATORY:

  • OVERS: (0.1-06)

  • RUNS: 35

  • WICKETS: 1

Extras:

 (b 0, lb 4, w 3, nb 0, p 0)= 7

Total:

 (5 wickets, 20 Overs)= 141

Did not Bat:

Graeme Cremer, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani

Fall of Wickets:

(Solomon Mire, 2.1) 6-1, (Hamilton Masakadza, 6.5) 40-2, (Brendan Taylor, 9.5) 58-3, (Sikandar Raza, 16.2) 111-4, (Ryan Burl, 18.2) 124-5.

Result:

Afghanistan won by 17 runs.

Man of the Match:

Mohammad Nabi (45 runs)
Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20 Match Highlights 06-02-2018

Leave a Reply