Afghanistan 158 for four (Rahmat 56, Jamal 51, Chatara 2-18) beat Zimbabwe 154 ( Ervine 39, Rashid Five-24, Mujeeb Three-45) through six wickets
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Rashid struck two times in his 1/3 over to take away Sikandar Raza and Ryan Burl. Via then, Zimbabwe had misplaced 1/2 their aspect for 117. When Rashid pinned Craig Ervine lbw, Zimbabwe slumped additional to 126 for 7. The legspinner went onto blast out the tail and end with figures of five for 24 in eight.Three overs. 16-year-old Mujeeb Zadran, who had made mild paintings of the highest order, ended with Three for 45 in his 10 overs. Best 3 Zimbabwe batsmen handed 20 with Craig Ervine top-scoring with 39.
Chasing a slender goal, Afghanistan misplaced their openers Mohammad Shahzad and Ihsanullah to Tendai Chatara inside of 8 overs. Then again, a 69-run third-wicket stand between Rahmat Shah and Nasir Jamal stabilised the innings. Each batsmen went onto deliver up their half-centuries as Afghanistan made deep inroads into the objective.
Whilst Rahmat fell to Ryan Burl fell for 56 off 52 balls, Graeme Cremer introduced Nasir’s 51-run effort to an finish within the 27th over. Najibullah Zadran then wrapped up the chase within the following over with back-to-back fours.