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Rahmat century leads Afghanistan to rain-hit win over Scots

AFP  |  Edinburgh 

hit 113 while and made half-centuries as defeated by two runs in a rain-hit ODI.

made 325 for seven from their 50 overs with Calum MacLeod hitting 100 and supporting him with 79.

reached 269 for three with 31 balls remaining when rain forced the players off the field and they were eventually declared the winners on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method on Friday.

finished with an unbeaten 59 while opener hit 55.

The first match that was scheduled for Wednesday was called off without a ball being bowled because of rain.

are one of just 10 teams taking part in which gets underway in England and on May 30.

Brief scores:

325 for 7 (MacLeod 100, Coetzer 73) vs Afghanistan 269 for 3 (Rahmat 113, Hashmatullah 59 not out, Shahzad 55).

Afghanistan won by two runs (DLS method).

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 09:30 IST