Qualifier round of T20 World cup 2016 is moving towards its end and will decide which team going to participate in the tournament. Today 9th qualifier match will be played between the Zimbabwe and the Afghanistan team at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium,Nagpur. This match is very important for both the team and today we will get our first team from Group B which is going to qualify for the world t20 as both the team have same 4 points and playing their last match of qualifiers. The live action of the match will start at 3:00pm from Nagpur.
If we look onto the stats Zimbabwe team looking strong ,captain Hamilton Masakadza is in very good form with the ball, took 5 wickets so far in 2 match , 4/28 his best bowling figure and on the 2nd spot in the highest wicket taker table of the tournament. If we look onto the batting performance Sean Williams, Vusi Sibanda, Elton Chingumura are in good touch and are included in leading run scorer list. So they are ready to given their 100% in the match.
Afghanistan team won their two matches so far played against Hong Kong and Scotland with good difference due to which they are now on the top of the qualifying points table but today they have to win this match to become the part of T20 world cup 2016. Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran are doing good with the bat where Mohammad Nabi is on the top in top bowlers list by taking 5 wickets so far in the tournament with 4/20 best individual performance.
So both the team have that talent and match performers who can take away the match at any instant. As Zimbabwe team having more experience than Afghanistan, their winning chance is more but who knows what happen next as nothing is impossible in cricket.
Qualifier 9th Match Details :-
- Date : 12th March 2016
- Match : ZIM vs AFG
- Timing: 3:00pm
- Venue : VCA Stadium, Nagpur
- Series: World T20
- Toss: Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first.
Live score of the Match :
The match will start from 3:00pm (local time), we will update match score as soon as match started.
Match has been started now, here is the live score :-
Match Result: Afghanistan won the match by 59 runs and qualified to the T20 World Cup 2016
|Afghanistan innings (20 overs maximum)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|Mohammad Shahzad†||c H Masakadza b Williams||40||21||23||7||1||173.91|
|Noor Ali Zadran||c Sikandar Raza b Panyangara||10||39||14||1||0||71.42|
|Asghar Stanikzai*||c Sikandar Raza b Panyangara||0||5||2||0||0||0.00|
|Gulbadin Naib||b Panyangara||7||8||7||1||0||100.00|
|Samiullah Shenwari||c Sibanda b Tiripano||43||50||37||4||1||116.21|
|Mohammad Nabi||run out (†Mutumbami)||52||54||32||4||2||162.50|
|Dawlat Zadran||not out||0||2||1||0||0||0.00|
|Extras||(b 4, lb 4, w 17)||25|
|Total||(6 wickets; 20 overs)||186||(9.30 runs per over)|
|Zimbabwe innings (target: 187 runs from 20 overs)||R||M||B||4s||6s||SR|
|V Sibanda||c Hamid Hassan b Rashid Khan||13||31||21||0||0||61.90|
|H Masakadza*||b Hamid Hassan||11||16||7||0||1||157.14|
|R Mutumbami†||c Najibullah Zadran b Mohammad Nabi||10||19||12||2||0||83.33|
|SC Williams||st †Mohammad Shahzad b Rashid Khan||13||20||16||1||0||81.25|
|MN Waller||b Samiullah Shenwari||7||9||10||0||0||70.00|
|Sikandar Raza||b Hamid Hassan||15||21||17||0||0||88.23|
|E Chigumbura||c Shafiqullah b Rashid Khan||10||10||10||0||1||100.00|
|WP Masakadza||b Dawlat Zadran||6||18||7||1||0||85.71|
|DT Tiripano||run out (Samiullah Shenwari)||2||4||4||0||0||50.00|
|T Panyangara||not out||17||12||7||0||2||242.85|
|TL Chatara||c Shafiqullah b Asghar Stanikzai||8||5||7||1||0||114.28|
|Extras||(lb 11, w 4)||15|
|Total||(all out; 19.4 overs)||127||(6.45 runs per over)|