Afghanistan Vs West Indies Live Score (ODI)

Date: Monday, 11 November, 2019 14:00 IST Venue: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow Match Status: Match Ended

West Indies beat Afghanistan by 5 wickets

249/7
Overs
50.0
R/R
4.98
Fours
17
Sixes
10
Extras
12
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Mohammad Nabi not out 50 66 3 1
Bowling 0 M R W
Alzarri Joseph 9 1 59 2
Romario Shepherd 9 0 47 1
253/5
Overs
48.4
R/R
5.23
Fours
18
Sixes
7
Extras
9
Batsman Status R B 4s 6s
Shai Hope not out 109 145 8 3
Roston Chase not out 42 32 3 0
Bowling 0 M R W
Mujeeb Ur Rahman 10 1 49 2
Yamin Ahmadzai 8.4 1 49 0
  • The ball is turning but dew might come into play, so can Afghanistan avoid a whitewash? Join us after the break to find out.
  • So 250 is the target for West Indies if they are to inflict a first-ever whitewash in ODIs for Afghanistan. Can West Indies start West Indies tenure with a win?
  • West Indies will be disappointed with their bowling performance at the death. From overs 46 to 49, they conceded 50 runs. Keemo Paul was the pick of the bowlers picking up 3 wickets. He was brilliant throughout the day apart from his final over where he conceded 16 off his overall tally of 44 runs. Chase was good once again. Being economical and picking up a wicket. Alzarri Joseph got two scalps to his name but was expensive. Shepherd was the other bowler to get into the wickets column. It was a miserable day for Hayden Walsh as he went for more than 7 rpo in his 7 overs, giving away 51 runs.
  • After being put into bat, Afghanistan once again got off to a bad start losing debutant Ibrahim Zadran early. Rahmat Shah too struggled but a fifty from Hazratullah Zazai made the total a bit more respectable. Apart from that, the hosts were struggling before Asghar Afghan and Mohammad Nabi showed their maturity. The duo took their time, churned out singles and doubles, got their eyes in and then went berserk in the final overs. The duo added 127 runs with both the batters getting to their fifties. Afghan was the star and was unlucky to miss out on a well-deserved 100.
  • Excellent last over from Romario Shepherd. His brilliant work in the final over has stopped Afghanistan from reaching 260 but the final fury belonged to the hosts. It looked like Afghanistan would struggle to get to even 230 but the experienced duo of Nabi and Afghan ensured West Indies would need to chase their highest total against Afghanistan if they are to win here.
  • 49.6 OUT! CAUGHT! Rashid Khan perishes in an attempt to finish the innings with a bang. Shepherd bowls a short delivery on off, Khan rocks on his back foot and pulls this towards the deep mid-wicket region but does not time it well. Hayden Walsh settles under it and pouches it safely over his head. With this, AFGHANISTAN END ON 249 FOR 7.
  • 49.5 FIFTY! Short delivery on middle and leg, Nabi looks to flick it but it goes off the gloves towards the leg side for a single. Excellent innings this from Nabi. He and Asghar have got them to a very good score on this wicket.
  • 49.5 WIDE! Another short ball but this time down the leg side, Nabi looks to pull it but fails to put any bat on it. It is wided.
  • 49.4 BYE! Short ball on middle, Rashid ducks under it. Nabi calls him for a single. Hope has a shy at the keeper's end but misses it.
  • 49.3 Short ball on middle, Nabi pulls this one towards backward square leg for a single. Good over so far from Shepherd.
  • 49.2 Yorker on middle, Nabi can only dig this out to the bowler. Brilliant bowling this from Shepherd.
  • 49.1 Good length ball on middle, Nabi looks to pull it but it goes over the stumps and into the keeper's gloves. The bowler and the keeper appeal for a possible caught behind but the umpire shakes his head.
  • Romario Shepherd will bowl the final over.
  • 48.6 BOUNCER! Short ball on middle. Rashid looks to play at it but misses it. Another good over comes to an end. 245/6
  • Rashid Khan is the new batsman in.
  • 48.5 OUT! CAUGHT! A magnificent innings comes to an end from Asghar Afghan! He has got his side to a respectable total here. Good length ball outside off, Afghan looks to loft this over cover but it goes off the top edge towards short third man. Romario Shepherd settles under it and takes a simple catch.
  • 48.4 BEATEN! Short delivery outside off, Asghar looks to pull it but fails to make any connection with it.
  • 48.3 Short ball on middle, Asghar looks to pull it but it goes off the inside edge towards the keeper. Hope fails to collect it on the bounce and the ball rolls towards fine leg for a couple.
  • 48.2 SIX! DROPPED! Chase is the culprit! Good length ball on middle, Asghar lifts this straight down the ground but does not time it well. The ball is going for a maximum but Chase comes across from long off and tries to take the catch but the ball lobs off and goes into the fence.
  • 48.1 SIX! Beautifully played! Fullish delivery on off, Asghar heaves it over the long on region for another maximum. Brilliant start to the over for Afghanistan.
  • 47.6 FOUR! Short ball outside off, Nabi plays the lofted shot over the cover fielder for a boundary. Good over comes to an end for Afghanistan. 231/5
  • 47.6 WIDE! Short ball way outside off, Nabi lets the ball go. It is wided.
  • 47.5 Slower delivery outside off, Nabi lofts this towards deep cover and takes a couple.
  • 47.4 Full delivery on middle, Asghar pushes it towards mid on for a single.
  • 47.3 SIX! Beautifully played from Asghar! Full delivery on off, Afghan hammers this straight down the ground for a huge maximum. With this, the 100-run stand is up between the two. It has been an excellent partnership as they got together at a time when their side was in trouble.
  • 47.3 WIDE! Good length ball way outside off again, Asghar, unlike his partner, leaves it alone. It is wided.
  • 47.2 Slower delivery way outside off, Nabi still goes after it and lofts this towards deep cover for a single. Had he left it alone, it would have been a wide.
  • 47.1 BEATEN! Paul bowls a full delivery outside off, Nabi looks to play it towards the off side but fails to put any bat on it.
  • Keemo Paul to bowl the 48th over of the innings. He will bowl out as well. He has been excellent today. 9-2-28-3, his figures so far. Can he finish it off well here?
  • 46.6 Full delivery on off, Nabi moves towards the off stump and works it through mid on for a single. 215/5
  • 46.5 Back of a length delivery outside off, Nabi guides this towards point for nothing.
  • 46.4 Leg bye! Full delivery on the pads, Asghar attempts the big slog over deep square leg but misses. The ball hits the thigh pad and rolls towards the leg side. The batters steal a leg bye.
  • 46.3 Good length delivery around off, Nabi looks to slog this away but it goes off the inside half of his bat towards short fine leg. The batters cross for a single.
  • Change of ball now. Nabi sees this as the right moment to change his helmet as well. Meanwhile, Afghan will have a drink.
  • 46.2 SIX! What a shot! Poor bowling this though from Joseph! He bowls it short on off, Nabi just stands tall and pulls it over the deep mid-wicket region for a huge maximum.
  • 46.1 Short ball on middle, Afghan pulls it towards the deep mid-wicket region and takes a single.
  • 45.6 Tossed up around off, AA cuts it to deep point and keeps the strike. 10 off the over. 17 off the last 2. Afghanistan getting a move on now. 205/5
  • Alzarri Joseph is back into the attack. 7-1-36-1 are his figures so far.
  • 45.5 Slightly shorter on off, Afghan flat-bats it back to the bowler.
  • 45.4 Gives this air and bowls it full on off, Nabi milks it down to sweeper cover for a run.
  • 45.3 Darts it around the pads, Afghan flicks it behind square on the leg side off the inner half of his bat for a single.
  • 45.2 SIX! Afghan on the charge now. Floated on off, Asghar comes down the track and whacks it over the long off fence for a biggie. Brings up the 200 in style.
  • 45.1 Leg spinner outside off, Nabi plays it with the spin towards deep point for a single.
  • 44.6 FOUR! Nicely played! Shepherd goes full and Afghan latches onto this one. It is on middle, Asghar just lifts this over the bowler's head and into the long off fence for a boundary. 195/5
  • 44.5 Good length ball on middle, Nabi plays this to long on and crosses over for a single.
  • 44.4 Good length delivery outside off, Asghar looks to loft this one but it goes off the bottom half of his bat towards long off. The batters take a single.
  • 44.3 Very full delivery on the pads, Asghar looks to flick it but the ball sneaks between the pad and bat. The ball rolls to the keeper's gloves.
  • 44.2 Full delivery outside off, Asghar looks to drive this one but it goes off the inside half of the bat towards mid on. No run.
  • 44.1 Fullish delivery outside off, Nabi digs it out to cover and takes a single.
  • 43.6 Another flat delivery outside off, Nabi punches this to deep point and takes a single. 188/5
  • 43.5 Short ball outside off, Afghan rocks on his back foot and punches this towards the off side for a single.
  • 43.4 Short ball on middle, Nabi pulls it towards deep mid-wicket and takes a single.
  • 43.3 The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.
  • 43.2 Short delivery outside off, Nabi plays the square cut but finds the point fielder. No run.
  • 43.1 FIFTY! 12TH ODI FIFTY FOR THE EX-CAPTAIN! Full delivery on off, Afghan drives it to long off and takes a single. This has been an excellent innings so far. He came in when his side was in trouble and has steadied the ship since then.
  • Hayden Walsh is back into the attack. 5-0-37-0 are his figures so far.
  • 42.6 On a length on off, Nabi defends this off the back foot to point. Much-needed over comes to an end for Afghanistan. 184/5
  • 42.5 FOUR! Crunched! Shepherd bowls a fullish delivery outside off, Nabi creams the cover drive past the mid off fielder for another boundary.
  • 42.4 Full delivery on middle, Afghan pushes it to long on and crosses over for a single.
  • 42.3 Good length ball on off, Afghan defends it off the front foot towards cover.
  • 42.2 Full delivery on middle, Asghar defends it back to the bowler.
  • 42.1 SIX! Hammered! Shepherd is greeted with a magnificent shot from Asghar! Short ball on middle, Asghar rocks on his back foot and pulls it with disdain over the deep mid-wicket region for a maximum.
  • Romario Shepherd is back into the attack. 6-0-26-0, his figures so far.
  • 41.6 Slower delivery on middle, Nabi flicks it towards the deep square leg region and takes a couple. The fielder comes across and cleans it up. 173/5
  • 41.5 Slower short ball on middle, Asghar pulls it to mid-wicket for a single.
  • 41.4 On a length on middle, Asghar flicks it off his pads towards the deep square leg area and takes a couple before the fielder can cut it off.
  • 41.3 Short ball outside off, Asghar punches this towards cover off the back foot.
  • 41.2 Another short delivery on middle, Nabi pulls it towards deep square leg and takes a single.
  • 41.2 WIDE! Pollard bowls a leg cutter down the leg side, Nabi looks to pull it but misses. It is wide.
  • 41.1 Short delivery on middle and leg, Asghar pulls it towards backward square leg and takes a single.
  • 40.6 Another cutter from Pollard. It is full and on off, Afghan looks to turn it on the on side. He manages to do so uppishly towards mid-wicket for a run. Just 3 off KP's over. Good over from the skipper. 165/5
  • 40.5 Length ball on off, Nabi cuts it through point and gets a single as the fielder from sweeper cover cleans it up.
  • 40.4 Slower ball again. It is on a length, Nabi waits for it and cuts but it is to the right of point. Hayden Walsh there dives and saves runs for his side.
  • 40.3 Fuller on off, Afghan strokes it towards cover for one.
  • 40.2 Smartly bowled. Slower ball on middle and leg, Asghar premeditates his heave. He gets down on one knee and looks to slog sweep but the ball comes late. It hits the inside edge onto his thigh pad.
  • 40.1 Fuller around off, Afghan gets on his front foot and defends it.
  • Time for the 3rd and final Powerplay of the innings. Now maximum of 5 fielders can be placed outside the 30-yard circle till the end of the innings.
  • 39.6 Full delivery on middle, Nabi flicks this uppishly towards the deep mid-wicket region for a single. 162/5
  • 39.5 Full delivery on middle, Asghar looks to flick it but it goes off the leading edge towards long off. The batters cross over for a single.
  • 39.4 Full delivery on middle, Afghan pushes it back to the bowler.
  • 39.3 Short ball on off, Asghar looks to pull it but it goes off the bottom half of the bat. The ball rolls towards the leg side.
  • 39.2 On a length on off, Asghar pushes it to point for another dot ball.
  • 39.1 Good length ball on middle, Afghan flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • Keemo Paul is back on. 7-2-17-3, his figures so far.
  • 38.6 Fullish delivery outside off, Nabi drives but straight to the cover fielder. Just 2 runs from the over. 159/5
  • 38.5 Good length ball on off, Nabi defends this to point and calls Nabi for a quick single.
  • 38.4 On a length outside off, Mohammad punches this to deep cover and takes a single.
  • 38.3 Good length ball on middle, Nabi flicks it to mid-wicket for nothing.
  • 38.2 An off cutter on off, Nabi looks to drive it but gets an inside edge onto his pads. Good bowling this from Pollard.
  • 38.1 Full delivery on middle, Nabi flicks it towards mid-wicket.
  • 37.6 Short ball on middle, Nabi pulls it towards deep square leg and crosses over for a single. 157/5
  • 37.5 BOUNCER! It is bowled on off, Nabi sways away from it.
  • 37.4 Short ball on off, Nabi looks to pull but misses it to get hit on the thigh pad. The ball rolls towards the off side but no run taken.
  • 37.3 FOUR! A welcome boundary for Afghanistan! It has come after 32 balls. Short delivery outside off, Nabi camps on his back foot and cuts it towards the deep point region for a boundary.
  • 37.2 Good length delivery on off, Nabi pushes it to covers.
  • 37.1 Good length ball way outside off, Nabi plays this uppishly towards the cover-point region for a couple. Evin Lewis runs across from deep cover and cleans it up before it reaches the ropes.
  • 36.6 On a length on middle, Mohammad punches this through mid on and takes a single. 150 up for Afghanistan. 150/5
  • 36.5 BEATEN! Pollard bowls a slower delivery outside off, Nabi looks to flick it but fails to make any connection with it.
  • 36.4 Short ball on off, Nabi defends this off the back foot towards the off side.
  • 36.3 Good length ball outside off, Asghar looks to defend it but it goes off the inside edge whizzing past the stumps. The ball rolls to fine leg and takes a single.
  • 36.2 Fullish delivery on the pads, Nabi looks to flick it but it goes off the inside half of his bat towards square leg. The batters take a single. Pollard appeals but nothing from the umpire.
  • 36.1 Good length ball on off, Asghar defends it to point and takes off for a quick single.
  • Kieron Pollard comes back into the attack. 2-0-11-0 are his figures so far.
  • 35.6 Another back of a length delivery on off, Afghan pulls it to deep square leg and crosses over for a single. 146/5
  • 35.5 Short delivery on off, Asghar pulls it towards deep mid-wicket. Keemo Paul comes across from deep square leg and cleans it up. The batters take a couple.
  • 35.4 Leg bye! Good length ball on the pads, Nabi looks to flick it but it goes off the pads towards square leg. The batters pick up a leg bye.
  • 35.3 Short ball outside off, Nabi looks to pull it but it goes off the bottom edge and hits the pads. The ball rolls just past the stumps.
  • 35.2 Good length ball on off, Asghar looks to defend this one but it goes off the outside edge towards third man and takes a single.
  • 35.1 Good length ball outside off, Afghan defends this off the front foot to point.
  • 34.6 Flatter delivery on off, Asghar pushes it towards the long on and takes a single. Chase is done for the day. His figures are 10-0-24-1. 141/5
  • 'The lights are on!' chides my colleague, the Holy Spirit (Nickname). That was in response to my comment about this being the clearest day of this series. The sun is setting and with the night approaching, there could be the arrival of moths, butterflies and other insects. The on-air commentators inform us that if they invade the game, the match will be stopped and resumed only after the playing field is cleared of those. Only question - what if the insects refuse to go?
  • 34.5 Loopy ball on off, Asghar comes down the track and defends it out.
  • 34.4 Loopy ball on off turning into the batsman, Afghan works it towards the leg side.
  • 34.3 Full delivery on middle, Nabi pushes it to long on and crosses over for a single.
  • 34.2 Flatter delivery on middle, Mohammad works it to square leg for another dot ball.
  • 34.1 Flighted ball around off, Nabi looks to flick it but gets hit on the pads. No run.
  • 33.6 Good length ball on middle and leg, Asghar looks to flick but gets hit on the thigh. The West Indies players appeal but the umpire shakes his head. It probably was going down. 139/5
  • 33.5 On a length on off, Nabi guides this to third man and takes a single.
  • 33.4 Good length ball on middle, Mohammad defends it back to the bowler.
  • 33.3 Good length ball outside off, Nabi shoulders arms to this one.
  • 33.2 Good length ball outside off, Nabi leaves the ball alone.
  • 33.1 On a length on off, Nabi defends this off the back foot towards point.
  • 33.1 WIDE! Starts with a good length delivery way outside off, Nabi looks to play at it but misses. The ball goes to the keeper. The umpire signals it a wide.
  • Alzarri Joseph is back into the attack. 4-1-23-1 so far. Seems to be some issue with the sightscreen. Umpire Ahmed Shah himself goes towards that to handle the cloth as what he was instructing was not being understood by the ground staff. Time management.
  • 32.6 Loopy ball on middle, Asghar defends it back to the bowler. 137/5
  • 32.5 Flatter delivery on middle and leg, Asghar flicks it to the leg side.
  • 32.4 Full delivery on middle, Nabi works it to long on and takes a single.
  • 32.3 Another flat delivery on middle, Nabi pushes it to mid-wicket.
  • 32.2 Flatter delivery on middle, Nabi plays it towards square leg for nothing.
  • 32.1 Full delivery on middle, Nabi plays it back to the bowler.
  • Drinks Break! Another passage of play which has belonged to the West Indies. They picked up three further wickets and have restricted the run flow. Afghanistan, on the other hand, have not been able to get going and now will be hoping for Nabi and Afghan to up the ante.
  • 31.6 SIX! Finally some aggression from Afghanistan! Floated ball on middle, Asghar comes down the track and plays this over the long on fielder for a huge maximum. They need much more of these. 136/5
  • 31.5 The batsman defends it from within the crease.
  • 31.4 FOUR! Flighted ball outside off, Afghan looks to cut it but it goes off the bottom edge past the keeper and into the fence for a boundary. The fielder tries to stop it with a slide but fails to do so.
  • 31.3 Short ball on off, Nabi defends it off the back foot.
  • 31.2 Short ball outside off, Nabi cuts this nicely towards the deep cover region for a couple. The fielder from deep cover comes across and cleans it up.
  • 31.1 Full delivery outside off, Asghar bends down and sweeps this one towards the deep backward square leg region for a single.
  • 30.6 Flatter delivery on middle and leg, Nabi looks to flick it but gets hit on the pads. Another good over for West Indies. 122/5
  • 30.5 Full delivery on middle, Nabi pushes it back to the bowler.
  • 30.4 Floated ball around off, Nabi defends it to point for nothing.
  • 30.3 Flighted ball on middle, Asghar plays the sweep shot towards the backward square leg region and takes a single.
  • 30.2 Short ball outside off, Asghar camps on his back foot and cuts it towards point.
  • 30.1 Full delivery on off, Asghar flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 29.6 Loopy ball outside off, Nabi defends it to point off his front foot. 121/5
  • 29.5 On middle, defended back to the bowler.
  • 29.4 Loopy ball on middle, Nabi blocks it back to the bowler.
  • 29.3 Flighted ball on off, Nabi defends it out.
  • 29.2 Short delivery on middle, Asghar pulls it towards the deep mid-wicket region and crosses over for a single.
  • 29.1 Flighted ball on off, Afghan looks to sweep this one but gets hit on the pads. The West Indies players put in a huge appeal for LBW but nothing from the umpire.
  • Hayden Walsh is back into the attack. 3-0-22-0, his figures so far.
  • 28.6 Flighted ball on off, Asghar comes down the track and pushes it to long on for a single. 120/5
  • 28.5 Full delivery on middle, Asghar flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 28.4 Full delivery around off, Nabi gets off the mark by driving this towards long off.
  • The experienced, Mohammad Nabi is the new man in.
  • 28.3 OUT! CAUGHT! Roston Chase comes back on and immediately makes an impact. He sends Najibullah Zadran back to the pavilion. Chase bowls a floated ball around off, Zadran attempts to defend but it goes off the outside edge and into Brandon King's hands at first slip. He takes it sliding forward. A good partnership comes to an end between these two but they needed to continue.
  • 28.2 Flighted ball outside off, Zadran sweeps this one towards the backward square leg region and takes a couple.
  • 28.1 BEATEN! Flighted delivery which spun away from the batsman, Zadran looks to defend this one but does not get any bat on it. Good take behind the stumps by the keeper.
  • Roston Chase is back on. His figures are 6-0-16-0 so far.
  • 27.6 Short ball outside off, Najibullah punches this off the back foot towards deep cover and takes a single. 116/4
  • 27.5 Good length ball on off, Zadran defends this off the front foot to mid off.
  • 27.4 FOUR! In the air... safe! That is a brute from Shepherd. Short ball on middle and leg, Zadran looks to play at it but the ball shoots up alarmingly. Najibullah is in no position to play that, as he is caught by surprise. The ball takes the gloves and flies but through the vacant slip region, to the third man fence.
  • 27.3 The batsman defends it from within the crease.
  • 27.3 WIDE! Good length ball down the leg side, Zadran looks to flick it misses. The West Indies players appeal but the umpire after some thought signals it a wide. Did that hit the pad? My colleagues feel so. No replays shown. Let us get on with it.
  • 27.2 BOUNCER! Shepherd aims this one at the body of Zadran. He ducks under it and lets the ball go to the keeper.
  • 27.1 Good length ball on off, Najibullah guides it to point for nothing.
  • 26.6 Good length delivery on middle, Zadran flicks it towards the deep square leg area and will keep strike for the next over. 110/4
  • 26.5 Back of a length ball outside off, Zadran punches this off the back foot towards the cover region and takes a couple before the fielder can come across and clean it up.
  • 26.4 Back of a length delivery around off, Asghar defends this off the back foot towards point and takes off for a quick single.
  • 26.3 Short ball on middle, Najibullah pulls this towards deep square leg and crosses over for a single.
  • 26.3 WIDE! Pollard bowls this bouncer down the leg side, Zadran ducks under it. The umpire signals a wide.
  • 26.2 Good length ball outside off, Zadran defends the ball towards the point region.
  • 26.1 Full delivery on middle, Asghar flicks it towards the deep square leg region for a single.
  • 25.6 Another bouncer to end the over. This one is bowled much closer to the body. Zadran sways away from it. 103/4
  • 25.5 BOUNCER! It is aimed at the body of Zadran who does well to duck under it.
  • 25.4 On a length outside off, Zadran looks to guide this one to third man but it goes off the bottom edge which just goes past the off stump. No run.
  • 25.3 Good length ball outside off, Asghar cuts it towards point. Walsh jumps to his left and makes a half stop. The ball rolls towards backward point and the batters take a single.
  • 25.2 On a length on middle, Asghar defends it towards mid on.
  • 25.1 Good length ball on off, Afghan pushes it towards cover.
  • 24.6 On a good length on off, Zadran defends it out. 102/4
  • 24.5 On a length on leg, Afghan looks to flick but gets hit on the thigh pad. It goes towards the leg side. The batsmen cross ends. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
  • 24.4 Good length delivery on middle, Afghan keeps it out.
  • 24.3 On a length on off, Zadran taps it towards point. The batsmen take a single.
  • 24.2 Short of a length delivery on leg, Zadran pulls it over fine leg. Pooran runs and does well to stop it before the ropes. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 24.1 On a length on middle, Afghan flicks it through square leg for a run.
  • Kieron Pollard comes in to bowl.
  • 23.6 Length delivery on middle, Afghan flicks it towards square leg for a run. 97/4
  • 23.5 On a good length on off, Afghan keeps it out.
  • 23.4 FOUR! Excellent shot. Full delivery on middle, Afghan drives it through mid on for a boundary.
  • 23.3 Short of a length delivery, Afghan pulls it to mid-wicket.
  • 23.2 Length delivery on off, Afghan defends it off the front foot.
  • 23.1 On a good length and outside off, Afghan taps it to point.
  • Romario Shepherd is back into the attack. 3-0-14-0 are his figures so far.
  • 22.6 Floated delivery on off, Zadran keeps it out. 92/4
  • 22.5 Tossed up delivery on middle, Zadran defends it off the back foot.
  • 22.4 FOUR! Cracking shot. Short and outside off, Zadran cuts it hard towards cover-point for a boundary.
  • 22.3 Flighted delivery on off, Zadran blocks it well.
  • 22.2 FOUR! Good shot. Tossed up delivery on middle, Zadran plays a reverse sweep through backward point. Alzarri Joseph at deep point tries to stop it just before the ropes but the effort goes in vain. The ball races to the fence.
  • 22.1 Flighted delivery on off, Zadran defends it off the front foot.
  • 21.6 On a good length on off, Afghan defends it off the front foot. 84/4
  • 21.5 Full again on middle, Afghan plays it towards mid on.
  • 21.4 Full delivery on off, Asghar defends it out.
  • 21.3 Bowls a bouncer, Afghan does well to duck under it.
  • 21.2 Length delivery on leg, Zadran flicks it towards fine leg. The batsmen take a run.
  • 21.1 On a good length on off, Najibullah defends it off the back foot.
  • 20.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, Zadran flicks it through mid-wicket for a run. 83/4
  • 20.5 Floated delivery on middle, Najibullah defends it off the back foot.
  • 20.4 Flighted delivery on middle, Zadran nudges it towards fine leg. The batsmen pick up a couple.
  • 20.3 FOUR! Nice shot. Tossed up delivery on leg, Zadran flicks it towards fine leg. Nicholas Pooran runs across to his left from fine leg but has to dive behind him. Misses and the ball goes through.
  • 20.2 Floated delivery on leg, Najibullah looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
  • 20.1 Short delivery outside off, Afghan cuts it to point.
  • 19.6 Length delivery on middle, Afghan flicks it through mid-wicket for a run. 75/4
  • Najibullah Zadran is the next man in.
  • 19.5 OUT! CAUGHT! Fifty and out! Zazai must be kicking himself. Paul bowls a short of a length delivery on middle, Zazai pulls it over mid-wicket but does not get the distance on it. It goes towards Evin Lewis who comes in from the deep and takes a very good low catch. Big wicket for West Indies as Hazratullah has been the only one so far in this innings who was hurting the West Indian bowlers. Zazai would be disappointed, maybe the milestone brought in a lapse of concentration.
  • 19.4 On a good length on off, Zazai keeps it out.
  • 19.3 On a length on middle, Afghan flicks it through square leg for a run.
  • 19.2 Fifty for Hazratullah Zazai! Just the second one for him in ODIs. A much-needed one for the southpaw as question marks were starting to be raised regarding his position in the side but he has come stronger. He gets to his milestone by flicking this full ball to deep mid-wicket for a single. Zazai knows the job is just half-done here and he will have to convert this into a significant one to take his side to a big score.
  • 19.1 On a good length and outside off, Afghan guides it towards third man for a run.
  • 18.6 Flatter delivery on off, Zazai defends this off the back foot. 71/3
  • 18.5 Short ball outside off, Zazai pushes it towards point.
  • 18.4 SIX! Beautiful shot! Full delivery on middle and leg, Zazai heaves this over the mid-wicket region for a maximum. Moves on to 49 with that one.
  • 18.3 Flighted ball on middle and leg, Zazai looks to flick it but gets hit on the pads. There is a stifled appeal for LBW but nothing from the umpire.
  • 18.2 Full delivery on middle, Zazai defends this back to the bowler.
  • 18.1 Flatter delivery outside off, Zazai cuts it towards the point region for nothing.
  • Hayden Walsh is into the attack.
  • 17.6 Fullish delivery on off, Asghar defends it back to the bowler. Wicket maiden over comes to an end from Keemo Paul. 65/3
  • 17.5 Short delivery on off, Afghan pulls it towards square leg for nothing.
  • 17.4 Full delivery on off, Asghar pushes it back to the bowler.
  • Asghar Afghan is the next batsman in.
  • 17.3 OUT! TIMBER! Ikram's struggle at the crease comes to an end! This though is a brilliant piece of bowling from Keemo Paul. He bowls a very full delivery on off, Ikram looks to drive this but it goes past his bat and it picks out the off stump. West Indies are picking up wickets at regular intervals. Afghanistan need a partnership from somewhere to get back in this game.
  • 17.2 Full delivery on middle, Ikram looks to flick this one but it goes off the inside edge of the bat. The ball goes on the bounce to the fielder at mid on.
  • 17.1 Good length ball outside off, Ikram defends it towards point.
  • DRINKS BREAK! Afghanistan have lost two wickets and are trying to build a partnership here. Hazratullah Zazai is set out in the middle but needs to carry on and convert this start into a big one. On the other hand, West Indies have been good with the ball but will look to chip wickets at regular intervals.
  • 16.6 BEATEN! Floated ball outside off, Zazai looks to defend this one but misses the edge of the bat. Another good over from Chase comes to an end. 65/2
  • 16.5 Floated ball outside off which turned away a bit, Zazai looks to cut it but fails to make any connection to it. There is a stifled appeal for LBW but nothing from the umpire.
  • 16.4 On off, defended.
  • 16.3 Full delivery on the pads, Zazai sweeps this one but finds the short fine leg fielder.
  • 16.2 Floated ball on middle, Hazratullah defends it back to the bowler.
  • 16.1 Flatter delivery outside off, Ikram pushes it towards the cover region and takes a single.
  • 15.6 Fullish delivery on middle, Zazai defends it back to the bowler. 64/2
  • 15.5 BEATEN! Good length ball on middle, Zazai looks to keep it out but the ball sneaks past the bat and body into the keeper's gloves.
  • 15.4 Fullish delivery on the pads, Zazai looks to flick it but misses it completely. The ball goes onto hit the pads. No appeal though as it was going down the leg side.
  • 15.3 FOUR! Nicely played! Short ball outside off, Zazai stands tall and swats this away towards the deep extra cover region for a boundary. Moves into the 40s now does Hazratullah.
  • 15.2 Short ball on middle, Ikram pulls it to deep mid-wicket and crosses over for a single.
  • 15.1 Good length ball on off, Ikram pushes it to point.
  • 14.6 Floated ball on off, Zazai defends it off the front foot towards cover. 59/2
  • 14.5 Short delivery outside off, Ikram cuts it to deep point and crosses over for a single.
  • 14.4 Flatter delivery on off, Ikram blocks it out.
  • 14.3 Flighted ball on middle, Ikram defends it towards point.
  • 14.2 Loopy ball on off, Ikram looks for the big shot but does not time it well at all. The ball lands in no man's land near the long on boundary. Shimron Hetmyer hares after it and stops the ball from reaching the fence. The batters take a couple.
  • 14.1 Flighted ball on middle, Ikram defends it back to the bowler.
  • 13.6 Another slower delivery on middle, Ali Khil flicks it towards mid-wicket where Chase misfields a bit allowing the batters to take a single. Roston then has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. The batsman was well in though. 56/2
  • 13.5 Good length delivery on middle, Ikram defends it towards cover.
  • 13.4 Slower delivery on middle, Ikram defends it back to the bowler.
  • 13.3 On a length on off, Ikram guides it to point for nothing.
  • 13.2 Good length delivery on middle, Ali Khil defends it back to the bowler.
  • 13.1 Full delivery on middle, Ikram defends it to mid off.
  • 12.6 Full delivery on middle, Ikram defends it towards the off side and takes another single. 55/2
  • 12.5 Flighted ball on off, Ikram plays it to point.
  • 12.4 Quicker delivery on middle, Ikram looks to defend it but it goes off the inside half towards square leg. No run.
  • 12.3 Flatter delivery on off, Ikram rocks on his back foot and defends it out.
  • 12.2 Short delivery outside off, Zazai punches this to long off and crosses over for a single.
  • 12.1 Full delivery on middle, Zazai defends it out.
  • 11.6 Full delivery on middle, Ikram gets on his front foot and defends it back to the bowler. 53/2
  • 11.5 Another good length ball on middle, Hazratullah looks to defend but it goes off the inside edge of the bat towards deep square leg. The batters take a single.
  • 11.4 EDGY FOUR! A welcome one for Afghanistan. Good length ball outside off, Hazratullah looks to defend but it goes off the outside edge of the bat towards third man and into the fence.
  • 11.3 On a length on middle, Zazai flicks it to mid-wicket for nothing.
  • 11.2 Full delivery on off, Zazai gets his bat down and defends it to cover.
  • 11.1 Short ball outside off, Hazratullah cuts it towards the backward point region and takes a single.
  • 10.6 Flighted ball on middle and leg, Hazratullah flicks it towards mid-wicket where the fielder dives to stop the ball. 47/2
  • 10.5 Fullish delivery on off, Ikram pushes it towards long off and gets off the mark with a single.
  • 10.4 Floated ball on off, Ali Khil blocks it out.
  • 10.3 Flighted ball on middle, Ikram defends it of the front foot towards the bowler.
  • 10.2 Fullish delivery around off, Hazratullah pushes it towards long off and crosses over for a single.
  • 10.1 Full delivery on off, Zazai defends it off the front foot towards cover.
  • Powerplay 2 is signalled. Now a maximum of 4 fielders can be placed outside the circle till the 40th over.
  • 9.6 BEATEN! Good length delivery outside off, Ikram looks to cut but misses it. End of Powerplay 1 and what a way to end it. Wicket maiden for Keemo Paul. Afghanistan are 45/2. 45/2
  • 9.5 On a good length on off, Ali Khil defends it out.
  • 9.4 Outside off, Ali Khil leaves it alone.
  • Ikram Ali Khil is the new man in.
  • 9.3 OUT! CAUGHT! Afghanistan lose their second wicket. Short of a length delivery, Shah looks to pull it behind square on the leg side but the ball comes earlier than he anticipated. Rahmat manages to lob it towards deep mid-wicket. Nicholas Pooran at deep square leg runs to his left and takes a comfortable catch. Crucial wicket for West Indies at this stage as Rahmat Shah has been one of the best Afghanistan batters in this side.
  • 9.2 Full delivery on off, Shah drives it to covers.
  • 9.1 On a good length and outside off, Rahmat shoulders arms to this one.
  • Keemo Paul is into the attack.
  • 8.6 Flatter delivery on off, Zazai guides it to short third man for nothing. 45/1
  • 8.5 Short delivery outside off, Zazai cuts it off the back foot towards the point region for nothing.
  • 8.4 Fullish delivery on middle, Rahmat drives it to mid on and takes a single.
  • 8.3 Flighted ball on middle, Rahmat comes down the track and defends it out.
  • 8.2 Full delivery on middle, Rahmat defends it back to the bowler.
  • 8.1 SIX! Beautiful use of the feet from Shah! Chase bowls a flighted delivery on off, Rahmat comes down the track and lifts this over the bowler's head and into the long off fence. First six for Rahmat in this innings.
  • 7.6 Good length ball on middle, Zazai defends it back to the bowler. What should have been a wicket has ended up being a good over for Afghanistan. 38/1
  • 7.5 Good length ball on middle, Zazai defends it towards point.
  • 7.4 FOUR! Brilliant batting this from Zazai! Back of a length delivery outside off, Hazratullah camps back and cuts it towards the backward point region for another boundary.
  • 7.3 Good length ball on middle, Hazratullah flicks it towards the leg side for nothing.
  • 7.2 SIX! Bang! Fullish delivery on middle and leg, Zazai flicks this beautifully over the deep mid-wicket region for the first maximum of the game. He is looking in good touch here.
  • 7.1 DROPPED! Evin Lewis is the culprit! Good length ball outside off, Rahmat looks to play it towards the off side but it hits the upper half of the bat and it goes towards Evin Lewis at point. He jumps up and tries to catch it with his one hand but fails to hold onto it. Rahmat gets a let off.
  • Alzarri Joseph has a change of ends.
  • 6.6 Fullish delivery on middle and leg, Zazai looks to flick it but gets an inside edge onto his pads. No run. 27/1
  • 6.5 Fullish delivery on middle and leg, Zazai looks to flick it but gets a leading edge on that. The ball was uppish for a while but it bounces in front of the cover fielder.
  • 6.4 Floated ball on middle, Hazratullah defends it out.
  • 6.3 Flighted ball on middle, Zazai defends it off the front foot towards mid-wicket.
  • 6.2 Tosses this ball on off, Rahmat pushes this to long on and crosses over for a single.
  • 6.1 Full delivery on middle, Shah pushes it back to the bowler.
  • Roston Chase is into the attack.
  • 5.6 Good length ball on off, Zazai defends it off the front foot. 26/1
  • 5.5 FOUR! Dismissed! Short ball on the leg stump line, Hazratullah stands tall and pulls it with disdain towards the backward square leg region for a boundary.
  • 5.4 The batsman works it down the leg side.
  • 5.3 Good length ball outside off, Hazratullah drives this towards covers and takes off for a single. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses and the ball goes towards deep mid-wicket allowing the batsman to take an extra run.
  • 5.2 Short ball on middle, Zazai pulls it nicely but finds the fielder at short fine leg. No run.
  • 5.1 On a length on off, Zazai defends it to point.
  • 4.6 Good length ball on the leg stump line, Rahmat looks to flick it but gets hit on the pads. There is a stifled appeal for LBW but nothing from the umpire. It looked as if the ball was drifting down the leg side. 20/1
  • 4.5 Good length ball outside off, Rahmat drives this towards the point region for nothing.
  • 4.4 Back of a length delivery on the pads, Zazai works it to short fine leg and takes a single.
  • 4.3 Good length ball on off, Rahmat looks to defend it but it goes off the inside half of the bat which rolls just past the stumps. The ball goes towards square leg and the batters take a single.
  • 4.2 Good length ball on off, Shah looks to defend but it goes off the inside edge and onto his pads. The ball rolls towards the off side.
  • 4.1 On a length outside off, Rahmat cuts it off the back foot towards point but the fielder makes a good diving stop. No run.
  • 3.6 Short ball outside off, Zazai cuts it off the back foot towards the deep point region for two. The fielder from cover runs after it and makes the stop before the ball can reach the fence. 18/1
  • 3.6 WIDE! Shepherd drifts this full delivery down the leg side, Hazratullah looks to flick it but misses it. It is wided.
  • 3.5 Short ball outside off, Zazai looks to play the upper cut but fails to put any bat on it.
  • 3.4 Full delivery on off, Zazai pushes it towards mid off.
  • 3.3 On a length on middle, Hazratullah flicks it off the back foot to square leg for nothing.
  • 3.2 Full delivery on middle, Zazai flicks it towards square leg for nothing.
  • 3.1 Good length ball on the pads, Zazai looks to pull it awkwardly but is late. He gets hit on the thigh pad and the ball lobs towards the leg side.
  • 2.6 Full delivery on middle, Shah drives it straight back to the bowler. A WICKET MAIDEN FOR ALZARRI! 15/1
  • 2.5 Good length ball on middle, Rahmat defends it back to the bowler.
  • Rahmat Shah is the next batsman in.
  • 2.4 OUT! LBW! Beautiful piece of bowling from Alzarri Joseph! The debutant does not make much of an impact here! After constantly bowling in the channel outside off, Alzarri changes his line and goes fuller on middle and off. Ibrahim looks to flick but is late in getting his bat down. He misses and the ball hits him flush on the pads. The West Indies players put in an appeal and the umpire raises his finger immediately. Once again a poor start for Afghanistan.
  • 2.3 BEATEN! Poor shot from the debutant! Alzarri bowls a back of a length delivery outside off, Zadran comes forward and looks to heave it towards the leg side but fails to make any connection to it.
  • 2.2 Good length delivery outside off, Zadran pushes it to covers.
  • 2.1 Good length ball outside off, Ibrahim shoulders arms to this one.
  • 1.6 Good length ball on off, Zazai defends it back to the bowler. 15/0
  • 1.5 FOUR! Zazai is looking good here! Good length ball outside off, Zazai pushes this nicely through covers and picks another boundary. The fielder hares after it from cover and tries to make a diving stop but fails to do so.
  • 1.4 Good length ball around off, Ibrahim guides this to third man and crosses over for a single.
  • 1.3 Full delivery on middle, Zadran defends it back to the bowler.
  • 1.2 Good length delivery on off, Zadran defends it off the back foot towards cover. Ibrahim looks to take the single but is sent back.
  • 1.1 Full delivery on off, Ibrahim pushes it towards the mid off region.
  • Romario Shepherd to bowl from the other end.
  • 0.6 FOUR! Beautiful shot! Fullish delivery outside off, Hazratullah lifts this one over the cover fielder and the ball rolls into the fence. Good start for Afghanistan as 10 runs have come off the over. 10/0
  • 0.5 On a length on middle, Hazratullah defends this off the back foot towards the bowler.
  • 0.4 FOUR! Nicely played! Joseph bowls this short outside off, Zazai stands tall and cuts it towards the backward point region for the first boundary of the game.
  • 0.3 Fullish delivery on middle and leg, Zadran flicks it towards mid-wicket and gets off the mark in his ODI career with a single.
  • 0.2 Good length ball on middle and leg, Zazai gets off the mark by flicking this ball towards mid-wicket.
  • 0.1 Starts with a good length ball outside off, Hazratullah Zazai drives this but straight to the fielder at cover.
  • We are all set to begin! Ibrahim Zadran, the debutant and Hazratullah Zazai make their way out to the middle. The West Indies players also make their way to the middle. Alzarri Joseph to start with the first new ball for West Indies.
  • Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan skipper says that the track looks good to bat on and they will look to put runs on the board. Further says that they are ready to go. Adds that they have a young side and they are raring to go. States that they are struggling a bit in the top order. Adds that Ibrahim Zadran is making his debut
  • West Indies skipper, Kieron Pollard says they came with a plan and credits his boys for stepping up. Adds giving the talent chance they deserved has helped them. Pollard tells they need to be disciplined and respond and that is what they did in the last game. Says if they keep their head level they will always be in the game. On the team changes, Pollard says they have a series coming up quickly after this and they want to give others chance as well, hence Cottrell and Holder make way for Keemo Paul and debutant Brandon King.
  • Pitch Report - Alistair Campbell is down with the pitch report. Campbell tells this is the brightest day they have seen in this series. On the pitch, Campbell says that it is the same pitch used for the last game. Tells there are some tacky patches in the good length area and there will be more spin than the last game as this is a used pitch. Adds that there will be bounce and carry as well as. Campbell feels dew will once again play a big role.
  • Roston Chase is caught down for a quick interview with Alistair Campbell. On being asked what this series win means for West Indies, Chase tells winning it means a lot especially coming to India and winning against Afghanistan. On being asked whether he has enjoyed bowling here, Roston says the pitch has been offering him a lot and he is just looking to bowl in the right areas. On his batting, he says the management thought it would be better if he bats up and they are just backing him to play his natural game.
  • West Indies (PLAYING XI) - Brandon King ( In place of SHELDON COTTRELL)(DEBUT), Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (C), Roston Chase, Keemo Paul (In place of JASON HOLDER), Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh.
  • Afghanistan (PLAYING XI) - Hazratullah Zazai, Ibrahim Zadran (In place of JAVED AHMADI), Rahmat Shah, Ikram Ali Khil (WK), Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Rashid Khan (C), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Yamin Ahmadzai (In place of NAVEEN-UL-HAQ).
  • Toss - Up goes the coin and it lands in favour of West Indies. They have chosen to bowl first.
  • Hello and a warm welcome to our coverage of the third ODI between Afghanistan and West Indies. Afghanistan are going through a rough patch having lost 11 matches in a row starting from the World Cup. They have never been whitewashed in ODIs but the way they are playing right now, it seems highly likely that a whitewash is on the cards. West Indies, on the other hand, have been prolific in all the departments of the game. Their batting has clicked while the bowling department has done wonderfully well. This is their chance to whitewash a team after 5 years. Can they do it? Join us in a while to find out.

Afghanistan Vs West Indies Live Score (ODI) Ball by Ball Commentary

  • So 3-0 to West Indies! A new captain and a different result. Different because West Indies rarely win and even more rarely win consistently. Given that they are already strong in T20Is, will this ODI series win enhance the chances of successive series whitewashes? Join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7 pm local (1330 GMT) for all the action from the first T20I. ADIOS! TAKE CARE!
  • Victorious West Indies skipper, Kieron Pollard, thanks the almighty for giving West Indies the opportunity to win 3-0. On the plans, Pollard says that before they set foot from the Caribbean, specific plans were laid for every individual and all performed. On not letting anything away even in a dead rubber, Kieron says that winning is a habit and they have not been in this position for quite a while. Stresses that when other teams have been in this position, they have put their foot on the Windies' throat, so KP did not want to lose that opportunity. On the game here, Pollard says that the advice was only to stay till the end. Adds that the main try is to follow the same processes every game. Praises Hope and Chase and even King for batting well. Lauds the bowlers for keeping the Afghans consistently below 250 in all games. Expects them to come back refreshed in 2 days' time for the next series, which is the T20I one.
  • ROSTON CHASE HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAN OF THE SERIES. On his batting demotion in this game, Chase says that he got the information last night and was surprised but quickly says that Pollard told him that the move is just to try new things and was told that he has done really well. On his batting approach, Chase too, like Hope, says that the aim was to bat watchfully and put the bad balls away. On his bowling, Roston says that he only tried to bowl in the right areas. Is thankful for his skipper to let him bowl 10 overs.
  • SHAI HOPE HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAN OF THE MATCH for his unbeaten century. On this being as a birthday cake, Hope says that he will take the series win as well, as a replacement for the candles. Then adds that the team has been waiting for a long time to win a series. On the plan in this game, Hope says that it was to stay till the end, read the situation well.
  • Afghanistan captain, Rashid Khan, first thanks the crowd for its support. Stresses that his team has tried its best in every game. Looking at this match, he praises Afghan and Nabi's partnership and feels that the total should have been defended, but then praises Shai Hope for his knock. On Yamin Ahmadzai's performance, Khan is very happy that he bowled as he usually does in First-Class matches. Believes that this game would give a lot of confidence to him in the T20Is. On the mantra to start winning, Rashid says that it is all about focussing on doing the right things, learning from the mistakes in the ODIs and then enjoying the game.
  • Earlier in the day, After a poor start, Afghanistan managed to get to 249 courtesy of fifties from Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan and Mohammad Nabi. Asghar Afghan was the star with the bat for the hosts as it was his 86 that gave them something to bowl at. Keemo Paul was the tormentor-in-chief with the ball picking up a 3-fer. Please stay tuned for the presentation...
  • A decent bowling performance but Afghanistan looked 20-odd runs short and that proved to be the case in the end. They started off well with the ball but were unable to curtail the budding stands in the middle. Sharafuddin Ashraf, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan all got a wicket apiece. Mujeeb was the pick of the lot with two but in the end dew and the sub-par total was just too little for Afghanistan to avoid their first ever whitewash in an ODI bilateral series.
  • Chasing 250, West Indies got off to a terrible start losing Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer early on in the same over. Debutant Brandon King showed why there was so much talk about him as he showed his temperament and steadied the ship along with Shai Hope with a solid 64-run stand. But King's promising debut was brought to an end by Rashid Khan. Pooran then gave the innings a much-needed impetus and the duo of Pooran and Hope added another 50-run stand. Nicholas though could not continue his good work and made way for his skipper. Pollard then continued from where Pooran left out. The duo then made it hat-trick of 50-plus stands. It looked like Pollard's dismissal might open the back door for the hosts to spring a surprise but like a true anchor Hope stayed unbeaten with a solid ton and ensured he took his side home with Chase.
  • What a start to the Pollard tenure for West Indies! A 10/10 start for the new captain's tenure. It has started with a well-deserved whitewash. Shai Hope has once again showed why he is the glue in this power-hitting Caribbean side.
  • 48.4 FOUR! Short delivery on leg, Chase pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary. WEST INDIES WIN BY 5 WICKETS AND TAKE THE SERIES 3-0!
  • 48.3 On a length on middle, Hope flicks it towards square leg for a run.
  • 48.2 Short delivery outside off, Hope looks to pull but misses it.
  • 48.2 WIDE! Bowls it wide outside off, Hope shoulders arms to this one.
  • 48.1 Short delivery on off, Chase drives it through covers for a single.
  • Yamin Ahmadzai is back on. 8-0-42-0 are his figures so far.
  • 47.6 Full delivery on off, Chase drives it through covers. The batsmen take a run. West Indies need just 4 runs to win the match. 246/5
  • 47.5 Flighted delivery on off, Hope punches it through point. The batsmen take a run.
  • 47.4 Full delivery on off, Chase drives it through mid off for a single.
  • 47.3 Floated delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 47.2 Tossed up delivery on off, Chase plays it towards point for a run.
  • 47.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Chase flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen pick up a couple.
  • 46.6 FOUR! Nice shot. Short delivery outside off, Hope cuts it hard through point for a boundary. 239/5
  • 46.5 BEATEN! Flighted delivery just outside off, Hope looks to defend but again misses it.
  • 46.4 Play and a miss! Floated delivery outside off, Hope looks to defend but misses it.
  • 46.3 Flighted delivery on off, Chase punches it towards point for a run.
  • 46.2 Tossed up delivery on off, Chase guides it towards third man. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 46.1 Flighted delivery on off, Chase keeps it out.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman is back on.
  • 45.6 The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 232/5
  • 45.5 FOUR BYES! Flighted delivery on leg, Hope looks to flick but misses it. It goes past the keeper towards fine leg for a boundary.
  • 45.4 Full delivery on middle, Chase drives it through mid on. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 45.3 Full delivery on middle, Chase drives it through mid on. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 45.2 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a single.
  • 45.1 Full delivery on off, Chase drives it through covers. The batsmen take a run.
  • 44.6 Floated delivery on off, Chase punches it towards point for a run. 223/5
  • 44.5 RUN OUT CHANCE! SAFE! Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it towards mid-wicket. The fielder fires a direct hit at the bowler's end. It is referred upstairs. The third umpire gives it not out.
  • A run out appeal! It is taken upstairs.
  • 44.4 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope plays it to covers.
  • 44.3 Flighted delivery on middle, Chase flicks it to the leg side for a single.
  • 44.2 100 for Shai Hope. Brilliant innings from him. Flighted delivery on middle, Hope pushes it through mid on. The batsmen take a single. Shai Hope would look to stay till the end.
  • 44.1 BEATEN! Bowls a leg spinner outside off, Hope looks to defend but misses it.
  • Rashid Khan is back on. 8-0-35-1 are his figures so far.
  • 43.6 Shai Hope moves to 99. On a length on off, Hope taps it towards point for a run. West Indies need 31 runs in 36 balls to win the match. 219/5
  • 43.5 Full delivery outside off, Chase looks to drive but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man. The batsmen take a single.
  • 43.5 WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, Chase looks to flick but misses it.
  • 43.4 On a good length on off, Hope punches it through point. The batsmen take a run.
  • 43.3 Length delivery on middle, Chase pushes it through mid on. The batsmen take a single.
  • 43.2 Short and wide outside off, Hope looks to cut but the ball is too wide. The ball goes behind point off the bottom half of the bat, but still races away. Hazratullah Zazai gives it a good chase from third man to his right, slides and manages to keep the batsmen to a couple.
  • 43.1 Short and outside off, punched through point for a single.
  • 42.6 Down the leg side, flicked through mid-wicket for one more. 211/5
  • 42.5 Around off, punched off the back foot.
  • 42.4 The batsman works it down the leg side. They pick up a single.
  • 42.3 A short ball, pulled to deep mid-wicket for a run.
  • 42.2 Around middle, flicked straight to short fine leg.
  • 42.1 Full and around middle, flicked through mid-wicket for a single.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman returns. 8-1-38-2 so far.
  • 41.6 On a good length on off, Chase guides it towards third man for a run. 207/5
  • 41.5 FOUR! Poor delivery from Ahmadzai. Short delivery on leg, Chase pulls it easily towards fine leg for a boundary.
  • 41.4 Short delivery outside off, Hope cuts it through point for a single.
  • 41.3 On a good length on off, Hope defends it off the back foot.
  • 41.2 Length delivery on off, Chase guides it towards third man for a run.
  • 41.1 FOUR! Cracking shot. Short and outside off, Chase cuts it hard through point for a boundary.
  • Yamin Ahmadzai is back on. 6-0-23-0 are his figures so far.
  • 40.6 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope keeps it out. West Indies need 54 runs in 54 balls to win the match. 196/5
  • 40.5 FOUR! Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it towards fine leg. The fielder tries to stop it with a dive but it goes through him for a boundary.
  • 40.4 Loopy delivery on middle, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 40.3 Floated delivery on off, Hope punches it to point.
  • 40.2 BEATEN! Tossed up delivery outside off, Hope looks to defend but misses it.
  • 40.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Chase flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a single.
  • Powerplay 3 is signalled. Maximum of 5 fielders will be outside the circle.
  • 39.6 Flighted delivery on middle, Chase nudges it towards fine leg for a single. 191/5
  • 39.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Chase looks to flick but gets a leading edge. It goes safely towards mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 39.4 Loopy delivery outside off, Chase looks to sweep but misses it and gets hit on the pads.
  • 39.3 Floated delivery on middle, Chase looks to flick but gets a leading edge. It goes towards Nabi in one bounce.
  • 39.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 39.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope defends it off the back foot.
  • 38.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, Chase defends it off the back foot. 187/5
  • 38.5 Flighted delivery on off, Chase pushes it towards covers and takes a quick single. The fielder goes for a direct hit at the bowler's end but misses it. It goes as overthrows and the batsmen get an extra run.
  • 38.4 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope punches it towards point. The batsmen take a single.
  • 38.3 Floated delivery on off, Chase plays it towards covers. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 38.2 Full delivery on off, Hope drives it towards mid off. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 38.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope taps it to point.
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf is back on. 9-0-52-1 are his figures so far.
  • 37.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, Chase flicks it to mid-wicket. 182/5
  • DRINKS! Roston Chase is the next batsman in.
  • 37.5 OUT! CAUGHT! Massive, massive wicket. The big-hitting Pollard is gone. Flighted delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it away but cannot keep it down. It goes straight to short mid-wicket where Najibullah Zadran takes a sharp catch. Afghanistan get the dangerous Pollard at a crucial time. The skipper looks at the ground in anger, then trudges off. Game on? 68 more needed from 73 balls. 5 wickets in hand.
  • 37.4 Tossed up delivery on off, Pollard plays it to point.
  • 37.3 Full delivery on middle, Hope drives it through mid on. The batsmen take a run.
  • 37.2 Full delivery on middle, Pollard drives it towards mid on. The batsmen take a run.
  • 37.1 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it to the leg side.
  • Mohammad Nabi is back on. 7-1-36-0 are his figures so far.
  • 36.6 Full delivery on middle, Pollard drives it through mid on. The batsmen take a run. 180/4
  • 36.5 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it through square leg. Hazratullah Zazai misfields at short fine leg. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 36.4 Short delivery on middle, Hope pulls it through wide mid on for a run.
  • 36.3 SIX! Poor delivery from Mujeeb. Short delivery on middle, Hope pulls it over mid-wicket for a maximum.
  • 36.2 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope pushes it back to the bowler.
  • 36.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it towards square leg for a run.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman is back on. 7-1-27-2 are his figures so far.
  • 35.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 169/4
  • 35.5 Floated outside off, pushed solidly through the covers for one more.
  • 35.4 The batsman works it down the leg side. They pick up a single.
  • 35.3 Full on middle, eased through mid on for a run.
  • 35.2 Punched off the back foot by the batsman.
  • 35.1 Around middle, pushed towards short mid-wicket.
  • 34.6 SIX! 19 runs have come from the over. Bowls full again on middle, Pollard lofts it straight over the bowler's head for a biggie. Expensive over from Ashraf. 165/4
  • 34.5 SIX! Amazing shot. Full delivery on middle, Pollard lofts it straight down the ground for a maximum.
  • 34.4 FOUR! Good shot. Flighted delivery on off, Pollard lofts it over mid off for a boundary.
  • 34.3 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
  • 34.2 Floated delivery on middle, Hope drives it back towards the bowler.
  • 34.1 Short delivery outside off, Hope cuts it through point. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 33.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard drives it back towards the bowler. 146/4
  • 33.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Pollard looks to flick but gets hit on the thigh pad.
  • 33.4 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard tucks it to mid-wicket.
  • 33.3 Floated delivery on leg, Pollard looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. Probably it was pitching outside leg.
  • 33.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope nudges it towards square leg. The batsmen take a single.
  • 33.1 Flighted delivery on off, Hope blocks it well.
  • 32.6 Full delivery on off, Shai drives it through mid off for a single. 145/4
  • 32.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope defends it off the front foot.
  • 32.4 Short delivery on off, Hope cuts it to point.
  • 32.3 Full and on middle, pushed down to long on for a run.
  • 32.2 Short again, this time it is pulled straight to deep mid-wicket for a single.
  • 32.1 FOUR! STUPENDOUS! Short and outside off, Hope rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary!
  • 31.6 That comes in a long way! The googly, outside off, Pollard lets it go. The wrong' un turns in, nearly flicks his pad and goes to the keeper. 138/4
  • 31.5 Tossed up delivery on off, Pollard looks to drive but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 31.4 Flighted delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 31.3 Tossed up delivery on off, Kieron defends it off the front foot.
  • 31.2 Floated delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
  • 31.1 BEATEN! Flighted delivery outside off, Pollard looks to defend but misses it.
  • Rashid Khan is back on. 4-0-19-1 are his figures so far.
  • 30.6 Loopy delivery on middle, Pollard flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single. 132/4
  • 30.5 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pollard defends it off the back foot.
  • 30.4 Flighted delivery on off, Hope plays it towards point. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 30.3 Floated delivery on off, Hope plays it to covers.
  • 30.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope drives it back towards the bowler.
  • 30.1 Flighted delivery on off, Shai punches it to point.
  • 29.6 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope taps it through point. The batsmen cross ends. 130/4
  • 29.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 29.4 Loopy delivery on off, Shai plays it to point.
  • 29.3 EDGE AND FOUR! Floated delivery on off, Hope looks to drive but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary.
  • 29.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope drives it to mid on.
  • 29.1 Flighted delivery on off, Hope defends it off the front foot.
  • 28.6 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope drives it towards long off for a run. 125/4
  • 28.5 FOUR! That is a really bad ball. Short delivery on middle, Hope rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
  • 28.4 Full toss on middle, Pollard drives it to long on for a single. He also gets off the mark.
  • Captain Kieron Pollard walks in at number 6, replacing Pooran.
  • 28.3 OUT! Caught! Pooran has holed out and the Afghans smile once again. Has this opened the door a bit more ajar? Pooran walks back hitting the ground with his bat in disgust. Full and around middle, Nicholas comes down the track and looks to accept the invitation. He is not quite able to get to the pitch of the ball and looks to go wide of long on. But to his dismay, he watches Ibrahim Zadran run across to his left and take a decent catch. Ashraf celebrates. The 51-run stand is broken. 131 more needed from 129 balls.
  • 28.2 Around middle, worked past short mid-wicket this time, for a single.
  • 28.1 Full and around middle, flicked straight to short mid-wicket.
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf is back on. 5-0-17-0 are his figures so far.
  • 27.6 Flighted delivery on off, Hope punches it towards point for a run. 118/3
  • 27.5 Tossed up delivery on off, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 27.4 Flighted delivery on middle, Pooran flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a single.
  • 27.3 Floated delivery on middle, Pooran tucks it to mid-wicket.
  • 27.2 Flighted delivery on off, Pooran defends it off the front foot.
  • 27.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope punches it towards point for a single.
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman is back on. 5-1-19-2 are his figures so far.
  • 26.6 Short delivery, Pooran looks to pull but gets a bottom edge on this one. 115/3
  • 26.5 Full delivery on off, Pooran drives it back towards the bowler.
  • 26.4 Short delivery on middle, Hope pulls it through mid-wicket. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 26.3 FOUR! 50 for Shai Hope. It has been a great innings from him. Full delivery on off, Hope drives it through mid off for a boundary.
  • 26.2 BEATEN! On a good length and outside off, Hope looks to defend but misses it.
  • 26.1 On a length on off, Hope plays it to the off side.
  • 25.6 SIX! That is huge! Flighted delivery on off, Pooran lofts it over long off for a maximum. That biggie spoils the over. 110/3
  • 25.5 Full delivery on middle, Hope drives it through mid on. The batsmen get a single.
  • 25.4 Flighted delivery on off, Pooran dabs it towards third man. The batsmen take a run.
  • 25.3 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope drives it through mid off. The batsmen take a run.
  • 25.2 Full delivery on off, Shai drives it to covers.
  • 25.1 Short delivery on middle, Pooran pulls it over mid-wicket for a single.
  • 24.6 On a good length on off, Hope blocks it off the back foot. 100/3
  • 24.5 Full delivery on middle, Hope flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 24.4 Length delivery outside off, Pooran lofts it over covers. The batsmen take a single. 100 up for West Indies. 150 more needed from 152 balls.
  • 24.3 FOUR! Good shot. Full delivery outside off, Pooran leans and drives it nicely through mid off. Mohammad Nabi starts to give it a chase to his right but the ball goes away quickly.
  • 24.2 Length delivery outside off, Hope punches it towards covers. The batsmen take a run.
  • 24.1 On a good length on leg, Pooran looks to pull but gets hit on the thigh pad. It goes towards the leg side. The batsmen take a run. The umpire gives it as a leg bye.
  • Yamin Ahmadzai is back on. 4-1-12-0 are his figures so far.
  • 23.6 Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 93/3
  • 23.5 Huge shout for LBW! Rashid is on his knees in appealing. Excessive appealing. But the umpire does not budge. The leg spinner, pitching in line of the stumps, Pooran goes back and looks to punch but mistimes it. Now, Rashid thinks it is pad first. Replays show that there was no pad involved.
  • 23.4 Full and around off, Hope comes down the track and eases it down the ground to long on for a run.
  • 23.3 A short ball, pulled through mid-wicket for a single.
  • 23.2 Outside off, eased straight to cover.
  • 23.1 Full and outside off, pushed straight to cover.
  • 22.6 Floated delivery on middle, Hope flicks it to mid-wicket. 13 runs have come from the over. Big over for West Indies. 90/3
  • 22.5 SIX! Second maximum of the over. Flighted delivery on off, Hope comes down the track and lofts it again over long off for a maximum. The field is up and Hope does not want to get bogged down here. The required run rate is already above 6 and if dew does not arrive, then on a slow pitch, one would never know when the rate creeps up. 160 needed from 163 balls. So after this six, the required rate just comes down below 6 a touch.
  • 22.4 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope flicks it to the leg side.
  • 22.3 SIX! Amazing shot. Flighted delivery on off, Hope comes down the track and lofts it over long off for a biggie.
  • 22.2 Short and outside off, Pooran cuts it towards point. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 22.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Pooran plays it to covers.
  • 21.6 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto the pads. 77/3
  • 21.5 Floated delivery on off, Hope plays it to covers.
  • 21.4 Tossed up delivery on leg, Hope looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. Probably doing a bit too much.
  • 21.3 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope blocks it off the back foot.
  • 21.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pooran flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 21.1 Flighted delivery on off, Hope drives it through covers. The batsmen take a run.
  • 20.6 Loopy delivery on off, Pooran defends it out. 75/3
  • 20.5 Flighted delivery on off, Pooran drives it to covers.
  • 20.4 Full again on middle, Shai drives it to long on for a single.
  • 20.3 Full delivery on off, Pooran drives it through mid off. The batsmen take a run.
  • 20.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Pooran defends it off the back foot.
  • 20.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope nudges it towards square leg. The batsmen take a run.
  • 19.6 Floated delivery on middle, Hope drives it through mid on. The batsmen cross ends. 72/3
  • 19.5 Flighted delivery on off, Hope plays it towards covers. The batsmen take a single.
  • 19.4 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope drives it through mid on. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 19.3 Flighted delivery on off, Pooran taps it towards point and gets off the mark with a single.
  • Nicholas Pooran is the new man in.
  • 19.2 OUT! BOWLED! The Afghanistan skipper strikes in the very second ball of his first over. The partnership was starting to find its run-flowing feet but that has hit a wall here. The googly does the trick. It is slightly quicker as well. It starts around off and turns in. King looks to defend but Rashid dethrones him and hits the stumps. Brandon's promising debut comes to an end. 182 runs more needed here. Afghanistan back on top of this game.
  • 19.1 Rashid starts with a googly. It is on off and middle, Brandon does well to defend it.
  • Okay. Big moment in the game. Rashid Khan is into the attack. He has endured a terrible series so far. Could tonight be his time?
  • 18.6 Short delivery on middle, Hope pulls it through square leg. The batsmen get two runs. 68/2
  • 18.5 Flighted delivery on middle, King flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a single.
  • 18.4 Floated delivery on middle, Hope drives it to long on for a run.
  • 18.3 Tossed up delivery on off, King punches it towards point for a single.
  • 18.2 Flighted delivery on middle, King plays it to point.
  • 18.1 Full delivery on middle, Hope drives it through mid on. The batsmen take a run.
  • 17.6 The batsman shoulders arms to let that one through. 62/2
  • 17.5 Floated delivery on off, King taps it to point.
  • 17.4 Tossed up delivery on off, King plays it to covers.
  • 17.3 FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries for Brandon King. Flighted delivery on off, King drives it beautifully through covers for a boundary.
  • 17.2 FOUR! Tossed up delivery outside off, King looks to cut but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary. There was no slip in place.
  • 17.1 Short on off, King cuts it to point.
  • 16.6 Flighted delivery on off, King plays it towards point. The batsmen take a single. 10 runs have come from the over. 50-run stand between Brandon King and Shai Hope. 54/2
  • 16.5 Loopy delivery on middle, King flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 16.4 Floated delivery on off, Hope taps it through point. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 16.3 Flighted delivery on off, King plays it towards point. The batsmen take a run.
  • 16.2 SIX! Amazing shot. Short delivery on middle, King pulls it over mid-wicket for a maximum.
  • 16.1 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope comes down the track and flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a single.
  • 15.6 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope taps it through point. The batsmen take a single. 44/2
  • 15.5 Flighted delivery on middle, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 15.4 Loopy delivery on middle, Hope blocks it off the front foot.
  • 15.3 Floated delivery on off, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 15.2 Flighted delivery on off, King punches it towards point. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 15.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope guides it towards third man. The batsmen take a run.
  • 14.6 Tossed up delivery on middle, King defends it off the back foot. 41/2
  • 14.5 Flighted delivery on off, Brandon keeps it out.
  • 14.4 Short delivery outside off, King cuts it to point.
  • 14.3 Floated delivery on middle, King flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 14.2 Flighted delivery on off, King punches it to the off side.
  • 14.1 Tossed up delivery on middle, King defends it off the back foot.
  • 13.6 Flighted delivery on off, Shai taps it to point. 41/2
  • 13.5 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope dabs it to short third man.
  • 13.4 Floated delivery on off, Shai plays it to the off side.
  • 13.3 Flighted delivery on off, Hope defends it off the front foot.
  • 13.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, King drives it towards mid on for a run.
  • 13.1 Short delivery outside off, King slaps it to covers.
  • 12.6 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope plays it to covers. 40/2
  • 12.5 Flighted delivery on off, Shai keeps it out.
  • 12.4 Short delivery on middle, King pulls it through mid-wicket. It goes to the fielder in the deep in one bounce. The batsmen take a single.
  • 12.3 Full delivery on middle, Brandon drives it through mid on. The batsmen pick up a couple.
  • 12.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, King flicks it to mid-wicket again.
  • 12.1 Flighted delivery on middle, King flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • 11.6 Full delivery on off, King drives it to long off for a single. 37/2
  • 11.5 Flighted delivery on off, King plays it to point once more. To the fielder this time.
  • 11.4 Another one in that region. Tossed up delivery on off, Shai punches it towards point. The batsmen take a run.
  • 11.3 Short and outside off, King cuts it through point again. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 11.2 Flighted delivery on off, Hope plays it towards point now. The batsmen take a run.
  • 11.1 Short delivery outside off, Hope cuts it to point.
  • 10.6 Flighted delivery on middle, King blocks it off the back foot. 33/2
  • 10.5 Tossed up delivery on off, Brandon defends it off the back foot.
  • 10.4 Floated delivery on off, King keeps it out.
  • 10.3 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope plays it towards point for a run.
  • 10.2 ALMOST! Flighted delivery on middle, Hope comes down the track and chips it uppishly towards the bowler. It falls short of Nabi who gathers the ball and fires a wild throw, well wide of the keeper, but he collects.
  • 10.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope blocks it well.
  • Powerplay 2 is signalled. Maximum of 4 fielders will be outside the circle till the 40th over. Mohammad Nabi is into the attack.
  • 9.6 Flighted delivery on off, Hope drives it through mid off for a single. West Indies are 32/2 after 10 overs. Afghanistan were 45/2 at the same stage. 32/2
  • 9.5 Full delivery on middle, Shai drives it back towards the bowler.
  • 9.4 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope looks to defend but gets a bottom edge on this one.
  • 9.3 Floated delivery on off, Hope drives it to mid off.
  • 9.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Hope blocks it off the back foot.
  • 9.1 Flighted delivery on off, Hope drives it to covers.
  • Sharafuddin Ashraf is into the attack. Looks like he has recovered from the ankle niggle.
  • 8.6 Tossed up delivery on off, King taps it to point. 31/2
  • 8.5 Floated delivery on off, King plays it to covers.
  • 8.4 Flighted delivery on off, Brandon defends it off the front foot.
  • 8.3 FOUR! Short on off, King looks to cut but gets an outside edge. There is no one at slip and the ball goes towards third man for a boundary.
  • 8.2 Flighted delivery on off, Hope plays it towards covers. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 8.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Shai drives it to covers.
  • 7.6 Finally, something different to write. On a good length and outside off, King looks to cut but misses it. Maiden over from Yamin Ahmadzai. 26/2
  • 7.5 There you go. Four in a row now. Length delivery outside off, King taps it to point. Again. Again. Again.
  • 7.4 Another one which finds the point fielder. On a good length and outside off, King plays it once more from the crease.
  • 7.3 Length delivery outside off, Brandon taps it to point again.
  • 7.2 On a good length on off, King plays it to point.
  • 7.1 Full delivery on middle, King drives it to mid on.
  • 6.6 On a good length on off, Hope plays it to the off side. 26/2
  • 6.5 Short delivery on middle, King pulls it through mid-wicket. The batsmen cross ends.
  • 6.5 WIDE! Bowls it down the leg side, King looks to go after it but misses it.
  • 6.4 Full delivery on off, King drives it to mid off.
  • 6.3 FOUR! Nice shot. Short delivery outside off, King cuts it hard through point for a boundary.
  • What has happened here? Sharafuddin Ashraf is walking off the field. While fielding the previous ball, he seemed to have stretched his ankle. Gautam Bhimani on air informs us that in the Shpageeza League, Ashraf had a problem with his knee as well. He is hobbling off the field.
  • 6.2 Flighted delivery on off, Shai punches it towards point. The batsmen take a run.
  • 6.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope plays it to point.
  • 5.6 Good length delivery on middle, King keeps it out. 10 runs have come from the over. 19/2
  • 5.5 On a good length on off, Hope looks to drive but gets it off the inner half of the bat. It goes towards square leg. The batsmen take a run.
  • 5.4 FOUR! Second boundary of the over. Full delivery outside off, Hope drives it through covers for a boundary.
  • 5.3 On a length on off, King guides it towards third man for a single.
  • 5.2 Good length delivery on off, King defends it off the back foot.
  • 5.1 FOUR! Excellent shot. Full delivery outside off, King drives it beautifully through covers where the fielder gets a hand to it but it goes through him for a boundary. Brandon King gets off the mark in style in international cricket.
  • 4.6 FOUR! Bad ball. On a length on leg, Hope flicks it towards fine leg for a boundary. That is the first of the run chase. 9/2
  • 4.5 Full delivery on off, Hope drives it to mid off.
  • 4.4 Loopy delivery on off, Shai defends it off the front foot.
  • 4.3 Floated delivery outside off, Hope looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head.
  • 4.2 Flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it to square leg.
  • 4.1 Tossed up delivery on off, Hope plays it to point.
  • 3.6 Full delivery on middle, King drives it back towards the bowler. 5/2
  • 3.5 On a good length and outside off, King taps it to point.
  • 3.4 Full and outside off, pushed straight to cover.
  • 3.3 Around off, worked through mid-wicket for a single.
  • 3.2 Outside off, moving away, Hope shoulders arms.
  • 3.1 Full and around off, watchfully defended down the ground towards mid on.
  • 2.6 Floated delivery on off, King plays it to point. 2 wickets and a maiden over for Mujeeb Ur Rahman. 4/2
  • 2.5 Flighted delivery on middle, King looks to defend but gets hit on the thigh pad.
  • Brandon King is the next batsman in.
  • 2.4 OUT! Another LBW! Oh dear... the man promoted to number 3 has lasted only three balls. The carrom ball, around off and middle, Hetmyer does not pick it at all. Just plays outside the line, expecting it to come straight on but the ball just skids through, goes past the inside edge and hits him on the pads. An appeal and the umpire does not have any problem.
  • 2.3 Tossed up delivery on off, Hetmyer plays it to the off side.
  • 2.2 Flighted delivery on middle, Hetmyer flicks it to mid-wicket.
  • Shimron Hetmyer is the new man in.
  • 2.1 OUT! LBW! Afghanistan get their first breakthrough. Flighted delivery on middle and leg, Lewis looks to flick off the back foot but misses it and gets hit on the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw and the umpire raises his finger immediately. This always happens with Lewis. He does not like to come forward and hence, has been sent back. Not the start West Indies would have wanted. It was hitting the middle and leg stump.
  • 1.6 Good length delivery on middle, Hope defends it out. 4/0
  • 1.5 On a good length on off, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 1.4 Good length delivery on middle, Shai defends it off the back foot.
  • 1.4 WIDE! Bowls it wide outside off, Hope shoulders arms to this one.
  • 1.3 BEATEN! On a good length and outside off, Hope looks to defend but misses it. Pronounced seam position on that ball. Pitched and moved away.
  • 1.2 Full on off, Shai drives it to mid off.
  • 1.1 On a good length on leg, Hope looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
  • Yamin Ahmadzai to bowl from the other end.
  • 0.6 Flighted delivery on off, Lewis defends it out. 3 runs have come from the first over. 3/0
  • 0.5 Loopy delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen take a run.
  • 0.4 Floated delivery on middle, Hope keeps it out.
  • 0.3 Short and outside off, Lewis cuts it towards point where Asghar Afghan makes a half stop. The batsmen manage to take a single.
  • 0.2 Tossed up delivery on middle, Lewis defends it off the back foot.
  • 0.1 Starts with a flighted delivery on middle, Hope flicks it through mid-wicket and gets off the mark with a single.
  • We are back for the chase. The Afghanistan players are out in the middle. Shai Hope and Evin Lewis will open the batting for West Indies. Mujeeb Ur Rahman will start the proceedings for the hosts.

Afghanistan Vs West Indies Live Score (ODI) Ball by Ball Commentary






Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3672 102
6 Sri Lanka 3795 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 5019 98
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10071 258
6 New Zealand 6056 252