Afghanistan won the 3rd T20I against the West Indies by 29 runs to take Series 2-1

Naveen-Ul-Haq 3-24 for Afghanistan in the 3rd T20I against the West Indies today
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A fantastic innings from 17-year-old Rahmanullah Gurbaz scoring 79 from 52 balls lead Afghanistan to 29 run win over the West Indies, as Afghanistan take T20I series 2-1

Match Summary

Afghanistan 156 –  8 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz 79; Keemo Paul 2-26, Sheldon Cottrell 2-29, Kesrick Williams 2-31)

West Indies 127 –7 (Shai Hope 52; Naveen-Ul-Haq 3-24)

Result - Afghanistan won by 29 runs

Scorecard

Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat, scoring a competitve 156 –  8 off their 20 overs - Rahmanullah Gurbaz 79 top scoring with Keemo Paul 2-26, Sheldon Cottrell 2-29 and  Kesrick Williams 2-31, the pick of the bowlers for the West indies.

In reply, the West Indies were strangled by the Afghanistan bowlers, only managing 127-7 - Shai Hope 52 top scored and  Naveen-Ul-Haq 3-24 was the top wicket taker for Afghanistan.

 

 

Match Details

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

West Indies -  Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope(wk), Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Khary Pierre, Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams

Start Time: 13:30

Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Officials: Ahmed Pakteen, Izatullah Safi, Ahmed Durrani, Mahmood Kharoti, Brian Broad

 

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