Cricket World Player of the Week - Qais Ahmad Balkh Legends APL
Qais Ahmad is this week’s Cricket World Player of the Week for his outstanding bowling figures of 5-18 off 4 overs in the Final of the Afghanistan Premier league 2018 against Kabul Zwanan.
He took the wickets of Wayne Parnell, Laurie Evans, Javed Ahmadi and Rashid Khan and basically won the match for the Balkh Legends, bowling Kabul Zwanan out for just 132.
Kabul Zwanan 132-9 (Javed Ahmadi 32; Qais Ahmad 5-18)
Balkh Legends 138-6 (Chris Gayle 56, Ravi Bopara 32*; Wayne Parnell 3-35)
Result - Balkh Legends won by 4 wickets
Highlights - Superb bowling by Qais Ahmad 5-18 off his 4 overs for Balkh Legends, including the wickets of danger men - Laurie Evans and Rashid Khan, restricted Kabul Zwanan to just 132-9 in their 20 overs batting first. Then Chris Gayle 56 and Ravi Bopara 32* won the match for Balkh Legends. Wayne Parnell 3-35 was the pick of the bowlers for Kabul Zwanan.
Balkh Legends - Chris Gayle, Darwish Rasooli, Colin Munro, Mohammad Nabi (c), Ravi Bopara, Ryan ten Doeschate, Gulbadin Naib, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Mirwais Ashraf, Qais Ahmad, Aftab Alam
Kabul Zwanan - Luke Ronchi (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Wayne Parnell, Colin Ingram, Javed Ahmadi, Laurie Evans, Shahidullah Kamal, Rashid Khan (c), Muslim Musa, Nasir Totakhil, Fareed Ahmad
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