Thursday, 9 July 2015

Afghanistan vs Netherlands 2nd Match: Afghanistan won by 32 runs

T20 WC Qualifier 2015


Afghanistan vs Netherlands 2nd Match

The 2nd match of T20 World Cup Qualifier was played Afghanistan and Netherlands on Thursday, 09th July. Afghanistan, while batting first scored 162 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Netherlands, while chasing down the target, could score 130 runs in 19.4 overs. Afghanistan won the match by 32 runs.

The T20 match was played at Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh. Netherlands won the toss and chose to field first, but probably regretted it later as Afghanistan scored well while batting first. Afghanistan team made 162 runs with the run rate of 8+ runs per over and lost 7 wickets. Samiullah Shenwari was the highest scorer who made 44 runs out of 42 balls. Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran both contributed 33 runs individually.

Afghanistan Score Card

Afghanistan vs Netherlands 2nd Match AFG

Netherlands, while playing second tried to chase down the target, but couldn't due to some poor batting performances. Although Ben Cooper scored respectable score of 36 runs for 23 balls, not any other player could score big enough to reach the target. The whole team collapsed down for 130 runs with 2 balls remaining.

Netherlands Score Card

Afghanistan vs Netherlands 2nd Match NED

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