Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test: Shahidi Double Ton puts Afghanistan firmly in control on Day 2
Hashmatullah Shahidi completed a brilliant unbeaten double century, moments before Afghanistan declared at 545/4d (160.4 ov), putting them firmly in control, on day 2 of the 2nd Test against Zimbabwe, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Match Summary - Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 2nd Test
Afghanistan 545/4d (160.4 ov)
Zimbabwe *50/0 (17 ov)
Close of Play Day 2 - Zimbabwe trail by 495 runs
HISTORY ALERT! @Hashmat_50 becomes the first Afghan Double-Centurion in Test Cricket! Congratulations to the Brilliant left-hander on an historic achievement! #AFGvZIM #AbuDhabiSunshineSeries pic.twitter.com/N1TskyAaeP— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) March 11, 2021
Match Day Highlights
Zimbabwe again found it tough going in field, against the now inform Afghanistan batsmen, until Afghanistan declared on 545/4d (160.4 ov) - Hashmatullah Shahidi 200* and Asghar Afghan 164 the stars with the bat.
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Javed Ahmadi - 1.3 ov), 2-56 (Rahmat Shah - 14.2 ov), 3-121 (Ibrahim Zadran - 41.5 ov), 4-428 (Asghar Afghan - 132.4 ov)
In reply, Zimbabwe were 50/0 at the close of play on Day 2, trailing by 495 runs.
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
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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