Wednesday, 25 February 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - 17th Match

26 Feb 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - 17th Match
(Pool A: Afghanistan vs Scotland at Dunedin)

History for Afghanistan, heartbreak for Scotland

Scotland vs Afghanistan
210/10 (50) 211/9 (49.3)
Afghanistan won by 1 wicket
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For the second time in two days the Associate head-to-head produced a magnificently compelling contest, a finish filled with tension and drama as Afghanistan's last-wicket pair hauled them to a famous one-wicket victory in Dunedin following an epic innings by Samiullah Shenwari.

When Shenwari hammered three sixes off Majid Haq's last over he appeared to be guiding his side to a famous win but attempting a fourth he picked out deep midwicket. For a moment time stood still (and not because of the speed of Haq's bowling) as there was uncertainty over whether Scotland had the correct number of fielders inside the circle, but the umpires were satisfied.

History for Afghanistan, heartbreak for Scotland (espncricinfo): Read More >>
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