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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test: Afghanistan on top on Day1

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test
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Top batting from the top order put Afghanistan in the driving seat in the 2nd Test against Zimbabwe today, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

 

Match Summary - 2nd Test, Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan

Afghanistan*307/3 (90 ov)

Zimbabwe

Day 1 Close of Play: Afghanistan are 307/3

Scorecard

 

 

Match Day Highlights

Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat.

Afghanistan batted superbly today, in stark contrast to their batting in the 1st Test, with Ibrahim Zadran 72, Hashmatullah Shahidi 86* and Asghar Afghan 106* all in the runs.

It was tough going for the Zimbabwe bowlers in the field, with Victor Nyauchi 1-73 and Ryan Burl 1-34 the wicket takers and Rahmat Shah run out by RW Chakabva / TK Musakanda.

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Javed Ahmadi - 1.3 ov), 2-56 (Rahmat Shah - 14.2 ov), 3-121 (Ibrahim Zadran - 41.5 ov)

 

 

Playing XIs

Afghanistan - Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Nasir Jamal, Afsar Zazai(wk), Asghar Afghan(c), Shahidullah Kamal, Rashid Khan, Hamza Hotak, Sayed Shirzad

Zimbabwe - Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Tarisai Musakanda, Sean Williams(c), Wesley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva(wk), Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani, Victor Nyauchi

 

Match Details

Start Time: 05:30

Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Officials: Ahmed Pakteen, Aleem Dar, Ahmed Durrani, Bismillah Shinwari, Ranjan Madugalle



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