SL vs AFG, Match 3, Asia Cup 2018, 17 Sept 2018

Result
AFG
249/10
(50 ov)
SL
158/10
(41.2 ov)

Afghanistan won by 91 runs

Scorecard Summary

Afghanistan
|
1ST INNING
249/10
50.0
Sri Lanka
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2ND INNING
158/10
41.2
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41.2 - R Khan to T Thushara

Rashid Khan to Lasith Malinga. Googly length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, missed to silly point. That's plumb, trying to sweep the googly and that's the match for Afghanistan! An excellent all round performance from Afghanistan, they continue to firmly establish themselves as a team that can compete with the top nations in white ball cricket. Afghanistan batted like a team with more experience than they have at this level, judging the conditions well and choosing their moments to attack. Rahmat held their innings together whilst a late flurry of boundaries from the tail got them up to 249. With the ball Afghanistan were on top straight away with Mujeeb taking a wicket in the first over. Everytime a Sri Lankan batsman got set Afghanistan applied the pressure and earned themselves another wicket, their bowlers executing their skills really well. So that's it for Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup. Afghanistan go on to play Bangladesh in the knowldege that they are already through to the next stage of the competition. That's all here from Abu Dhabi tonight, see you next time.
W

41.1 - R Khan to D Chameera

Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Shahidi.
1
Ov 41: 0 W 0 0 0 1 ( 1 Run, 1 Wkt )

40.6 - G Naib to D Chameera

Slower length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, to third man for 1 run, fielded by Alam.
1

40.5 - G Naib to D Chameera

Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
0

40.4 - G Naib to D Chameera

Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
0

40.3 - G Naib to D Chameera

Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
0

40.2 - G Naib to T Perera

Gulbadin Naib to Thisara Perera. Slower length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, missed to. A slower ball from Naib and Perera goes for the big swing to the legside. Not for the first time the batsman misses the ball playing a shot across the line and is bowled. Smiles all round for Afghanistan and their fans cheer and wave their flags in the crowd.
W

40.1 - G Naib to T Perera

Length ball, wide outside off stump no foot movement, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mohammadi.
0