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Afghanistan’s only chance to qualify for Super Sixes of ICC World Cup Qualifiers

By Khaama Press - Sun Mar 11 2018, 9:31 am

The Afghanistan national cricket team on Saturday defeated Nepal by six wickets and 68 balls remaining after three back to back loses in ICC World Cup Qualifiers.

With yesterday’s major victory against Nepal, the Afghan team will have a last chance to qualify to the Super Sixes of round of the tournament in a bid to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

However, the Afghan team will only get a chance for that if Nepal on Monday defeat Hong Kong in their last group match.

Nepal’s victory would mean that the Afghan team get a chance for the qualification for the Super Sixes with superior net run rate.

Both Afghanistan and Hong Kong have two points in Group but the Afghan team has all played all four matches and has only one victory with Hong Kong yet to play its last match on Monday.

Nepal won the toss in yesterday’s match and elected to bat first but the Afghan bowlers anaged to restrict the Nepalese batsmen to 194 runs.

Mohammad Nabi took 4 wickets on the bowling side with Rashid Khan 3 wickets while Shapoor Zadran took 2 wickets and Mujeeb Ur Rahman one wicket.

The Afghan batsmen managed to chase the given target by losng 4 wickets only with Najibullah Zadran scoring 52 runs, Rahmat Shah 46 runs, Mohammad Nabi 34 runs, Javed Ahmadi 26 runs, Rashid Khan 21 runs, and Samiullah Shenwari 8 runs.

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