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ICC T20 WC, AFG vs SCO Highlights: Afghanistan wins by 130 runs

Spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman rocked Scotland's top and middle order with his five-wicket haul while Rashid Khan wiped the lower order

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan cricket team

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Afghanistan defeated Scotlad by 130 runs in their Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Ground on Monday.

Opted to bat first, Afghanistan put uup a great show with the bat with their openers Zazai and Shahzad giving a fine start to Afghanistan,putting up 50-run opening stand.

Post that, Zazai and Gurbaz contiued the assault, hitting big boundaries at will. Najibullah Zadran continued big hitting, bringing his quickfire fifty.

In reply, Scotland's top order failed to put up a show as Mubeej wreak havoc, picing 5 wickets in his 4 overs, giving just 20 runs. On the other hand, Rashid Khan joined the party,, picking 4 wickets against 9 runs he gave in 2.2 overs. 

George Munsey's 25-run knock was the best effort by a Scotland batter.

Brief Scores:

Afghanistan: 190 for 4 in 20 overs (N Zadran 59, R Gurbaz 46, H Zazai 44; S Sharif 2/33, M Watt 1/23) vs Scotland.

Scotland: 60 all out in 10.2 overs. (G Munsey 25; M Rahman 5/20, R Khan 4/9).

Scotland vs Afghanistan playing 11

Afghanistan (Playing XI): Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad(w), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi(c), Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Scotland (Playing XI): George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer(c), Matthew Cross(w), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal

Scotland vs Afghanistan playing 11 Scorecard


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