West indies beat Afghanistan by 47 runs in 2nd ODI at Lucknow
A top all-round performance by the West Indies saw them home to a convincing 47 run win over Afghanistan in the 2nd ODI at Lucknow earlier today.
Afghanistan 200 (Najibullah Zadran 56; Roston Chase 3-30 , Hayden Walsh 3-36, Sheldon Cottrell 3-29)
West Indies 247 – 9 (Evin Lewis 54, Nicholas Pooran 67; Naveen-ul-Haq 3-60)
Result - West Indies won by 47 runs
West Indies win by 47 runs and seal their first ODI series win since 2014!— ICC (@ICC) November 9, 2019
Three wickets for Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase, and Hayden Walsh Jr. helped them defend 247 despite Najibullah Zadran's half-century.#AFGvWI ??https://t.co/PgJiJ9RlUD pic.twitter.com/E882Hepoq1
Having been put in to bat first, the west Indies scored a competitive 247 – 9, with Evin Lewis 54 and Nicholas Pooran 67 top scoring and Naveen-ul-Haq 3-60 the main wicket taker for Afghanistan.
In reply, Afghanistan scored 200, falling 47 runs short in the run chase - Najibullah Zadran 56 top scoring and; Roston Chase 3-30 , Hayden Walsh 3-36 and Sheldon Cottrell 3-29 all taking 3 wickets apiece for the West Indies.
Afghanistan - Rashid Khan(c), Hazratullah Zazai, Javed Ahmadi, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Ali Khil(wk), Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
West Indies - Evin Lewis, Shai Hope(wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, Hayden Walsh
Start Time: 08:30
Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and decided to field
Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
Officials: Ahmed Pakteen, Izatullah Safi, Paul Reiffel, Bismillah Shinwari, Brian Broad
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