Under the Captaincy of Stanikzai Afghanistan Team won the First T20 Match by 5 run against Zimbabwe which was played on 8th January 2016. So afghan pulled a thrilling five run victory in the first twenty20 internationals which was played in Sharjah stadium. Check out below the afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 1st T20 Match statistic, Full scorecard and Match result.
After won the toss by afghanistan team captain stanikzai they elect to bat first. Both opner Shahzad and Ghani give a brilliant starts and in the last overs G Naib scored quick fire 37 run in 20 ball help afghanistan team to put a good score of 187/7 score on the board.
In reply of 188 run Zimbabwe lost their first wickets in quick time but then after they got some partnership in middle overs. Waller scored 49 run of inning in just 37 ball by hitting 2 fours and 2 sixes but it will not help them to reach the target. Zimbabwe team have to score 21 run in the last over but couldn’d do it and finally they are short of 5 runs in that thrilling run chase.
Afghanistan team now ahead in this Two match t20 series by 1-0. Second Twenty20 match between this Two team Afghanistan and Zimbabwe on 10th January 2016.
Afghanistan Vs Zimbabwe Full Score Board (1st T20)
Friday, 08 January 2016 at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah
|182 / 7||Overs20.0||R/R9.1||Fours11||Sixes9||Extras23|
Match Status: Match Ended
Match Result: Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 5 runs
Afghanistan (AFG) Scorecard
|Mohammad Shahzad (W)||b Graeme Cremer||33||17||2||3|
|Usman Ghani||c Peter Moor b Sikandar Raza||42||38||5||1|
|Asghar Stanikzai (C)||c Sikandar Raza b Graeme Cremer||8||8||0||1|
|Karim Sadiq||c Chamu Chibhabha b Graeme Cremer||16||17||2||0|
|Mohammad Nabi||c Sikandar Raza b Tendai Chisoro||26||11||1||3|
|Gulbadin Naib||run out (Richmond Mutumbami)||37||20||2||3|
|Najibullah Zadran||b Luke Jongwe||1||2||0||0|
|Mirwais Ashraf||not out||1||2||0||0|
|Rashid Khan||not out||14||5||1||1|
Zimbabwe (ZIM) Scorecard
|Peter Moor||c Najibullah Zadran b Dawlat Zadran||2||3||0||0|
|Hamilton Masakadza||b Mohammad Nabi||33||24||3||2|
|Chamu Chibhabha||c Rashid Khan b Dawlat Zadran||18||10||3||0|
|Richmond Mutumbami (W)||c Mohammad Nabi b Gulbadin Naib||19||17||1||2|
|Malcolm Waller||not out||49||37||2||2|
|Sikandar Raza||st Mohammad Shahzad b Amir Hamza||19||19||1||1|
|Elton Chigumbura (C)||run out (Mohammad Shahzad)||8||7||0||1|
|Luke Jongwe||c Gulbadin Naib b Dawlat Zadran||11||5||1||1|