- Afghanistan beats Scotland by 130 runs in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
- Afghanistan got off to a strong start in their first match.
- Afghanistan set a target of 190 runs but Scotland could not chase that target and they were all out in 10.2 overs.
T20 WORLD CUP 2021: Afghanistan beat Scotland by 130 runs in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on Monday. Afghanistan got off to a strong start in their first match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
In the match played between Afghanistan vs Scotland on Monday, Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first and gave Scotland a strong target. Where Afghanistan scored 190 runs in 20 overs and lost 4 wickets. But Scotland could not chase down that target and all the team got out in 10.2 overs and scored only 60 runs. Afghanistan beat Scotland by 130 runs in their last match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Afghanistan’s batsmen and bowlers were in excellent form. Afghanistan openers Hazratullah Zazai and Mohammad Shahzad made a stellar start with Hazratullah Zazai scoring 44 off 30 balls and Mohammad Shahzad scoring 22 off 15 balls while the other batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 46 off 37 balls and Najibullah Zadran scored 59 runs in 34 balls.
Afghanistan bowlers also perform well Mujeeb ur Rahman and Rashid Khan did well where Mujeeb ur Rahman took 5 wickets in 4 overs and conceded only 20 runs and Rashid Khan took 4 wickets in 2.2 overs and conceded only 9 runs. Mujeeb ur Rahman took 3 wickets in an over where he took the wickets of Scottish batsman George Munsey (25), caption Kyle Coetzer (10) and Calum McLeod (0).
Scotland batsman George Munsey top-scored with 18 balls in his team with 25 runs where the other did not perform well. Scottish bowler Safyaan Sharif gave 33 runs in 4 overs with 2 wickets and other bowlers Josh Davey and Mark Watt took 1-1 wickets in 4 overs.