Highlights Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI at Sharjah Cricket Score and updates: Afghans win by 154 runs

Catch the live score and updates from the first ODI match between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe

FirstCricket Staff, Feb,09 2018

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 154 runs

333/5
Overs
50.0
R/R
6.66
Fours
28
Sixes
10
Extras
14
179/10
Overs
34.4
R/R
5.2
Fours
12
Sixes
7
Extras
22

Preview: Afghanistan will look to maintain their limited-overs form when they take on Zimbabwe in the opening game of the five-match ODI series, set to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium in Sharjah.

File image of Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai. Reuters

File image of Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai. Reuters

Earlier in the tour, Afghanistan had beaten Zimbabwe 2-0 in the T20 series.

Both the teams will take the series as preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 that is set happen in Zimbabwe during the month of March. From the qualifiers, only two teams will make it to the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Squads:

Afghanistan: Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Mohammad Shahzad (wicket-keeper), Javed Ahmadi, Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Nasir Jamal, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran.

Zimbabwe: Graeme Cremer (captain), Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon Mire, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor (wicket-keeper), Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Malcolm Waller, Brian Vitori, Tendai Chisoro, Blessing Muzarabani, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Kyle Jarvis.

Published Date: Feb 09, 2018 | Updated Date: Feb 10, 2018




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