The 17th match of the ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 was played yesterday between Afghanistan and Scotland at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, in which Afghanistan wins over Scotland by a big margin of 130 runs.
Afghanistan batted first after winning the toss, started the inning very brilliantly, Hazratullah Zazai and Mohammad Shahzad came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 54 runs for the first wicket, the first wicket has gone for 54 runs in 5.5 over, Mohammad Shahzad dismissed after scoring 22 runs with the help of 1 six and 2 boundaries in just 15 balls, next batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz came to bat, and played well with Hazratullah Zazai, the second wicket has gone for 82 runs in 9.5 over, Hazratullah Zazai dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 44 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 3 boundaries in just 30 balls, next batsman Najibullah Zadran came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 87 runs for the third wicket, the third wicket has gone for 169 runs in 18.3 over, Rahmanullah Gurbaz dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 46 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 1 boundary in just 37 balls, followed by Mohammad Nabi came to bat, and he remains unbeaten after playing a quick inning of 11 runs in just 4 balls, and Najibullah Zadran dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 59 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 5 boundaries in just 34 balls in the last ball of the inning the team score was 190 runs. In this way, Afghanistan batted first after winning the toss, scored 190 runs for the loss of just 4 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, and set a target of 191 runs in front of Scotland.
Scotland bowlers Safyaan Sharif took 2 wickets, Josh Davey and Mark Watt got 1-1 wicket.
Scotland chasing 191 runs in the second inning the entire team all-out after scoring just 60 runs in the second ball of the 11th over and lost the match by 130 runs. Scotland started the inning very badly, George Munsey scored 25 runs in 18 balls, Chris Greaves 12 runs in 12 balls, Kyle Coetze 10 runs in 7 balls, apart from this no batsman could touch figure out of 10, Josh Davey scored just 4 runs, Safyaan Sharif remains unbeaten for 3 runs, Mark Watt 1 run, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Michael Leask, and Bradley Wheal dismissed without scoring, in this way wickets keep falling one after another and end of the result the entire team dismissed just for 60 runs in 10.2 over and lost the match by a big margin of 130 runs.
Afghanistan bowlers performed very brilliantly, Mujeeb Ur Rahman took 5 wickets just for 20 runs, Rashid Khan took 4 wickets just for 9 runs in 2.2 overs, and Naveen-ul-Haq got 1 wicket.
Afghanistani bowler Mujeeb Ur Rahman was selected as the best player of the match, he performed brilliant balling took 5 wickets just for 20 runs in his spell.