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Afghanistan vs Scotland 2nd Qualifier T20 World cup 2016

The second qualifier match of T20 World Cup 2016 will be played on 8th March between Afghanistan vs Scotland. The match will start at 7:30pm at VCA, stadium, Nagpur. Both the team are placed in Group B with two other teams Zimbabwe and Hong Kong. The top team of Group A(Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands and Oman) and Group B with highest points in the points table will enter the super 10 stage of the tournament. The top team of Group A will be placed in Group 2 of Super 10 and leading team of Group B will be placed in Group 1.

Group 1: England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies and QF2

Group 2:  Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and QF1.

Afghanistan is the less experienced team between the two, but was able to impress everyone with its game on the field. They will be benefited by the form of players like Muhammad Shahzad, Mangal, Shenwari, Afghar and M. Nabi. The team will be led by Asghar Stanikzai.

Afghanistan vs Scotland T20 World cup 2016


Scotland team will be motivated by their recent t20 series win against Bangladesh, Kenya and Ireland in the past. This is the third time when the team is participating in t20 world cup. Preston Mommsen will be the captain of the team.

Afghanistan Team Squad: 

  1. Asghar Stanikzai
  2. Hamid Hassan
  3. Karim Sadiq
  4. Mirwais Ashraf
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Mohammad Shahzad
  7. Noor Ali Zadran
  8. Samiullah Shenwari
  9. S Shafiqullah
  10. Shapoor Zadran
  11. Dawlat Zadran
  12. Gulbodin Naib
  13. Amir Hamza
  14. Najibullah Zadran
  15. Najeeb Tarakai
  16. Usman Ghani
  17. Rashid Khan
  18. Yamin Ahmadzai
  19. Rokhan Barakzai

Scotland Team Squad:

  1. RD Berrington
  2. KJ Coetzer
  3. C MacLeod
  4. JH Davey
  5. PL Mommsen
  6. Safyaan Sharif
  7. Alasdair Evans
  8. Matt Machan
  9. Rob Taylor
  10. Matthew Cross
  11. Michael Leask
  12. Mark Watt
  13. George Munsey
  14. Con de Lange
  15. Gavin Main

The 2nd Qualifier of T20 world cup 2016 will start at 7:30pm, you can check all the live score of the cricket match here. The details are given below :-

  • Match : AFG vs SCO (Qualifier)
  • Venue: VCA, Nagpur
  • Date: 8 March
  • Series :  World T20 2016
  • Toss : Scotland won the toss and elected to field first

Also Have a look : Zimbabwe vs Hong Kong 1 Qualifier

Live scoreboard :

Afghanistan: 170/5 in 20 oves

Scotland: 156/5 in 20 overs

Match result: Afghanistan won the match by 14 runs and gain 2 points in the points table.

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