Rahmat Shah, Md. Nabi star in Afghanistan’s win

Harare [Zimbabwe]: Batter Rahmat Shah (94) was the star of the day for Afghanistan as the side signed up a 60-run gain Zimbabwe in the first one-day global at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.

It was an unforgettable outing for the Afghans on the area as they place an imposing total amount on the board for Zimbabwe and also later the bowlers reciprocated the initiatives of the batters. With this win, Afghanistan has taken a lead of 1-0 in the three-match ODI collection.
Place in to bat initially by Zimbabwe, Afghanistan shed the openers Ibrahim Zadran (5) in the seventh over as well as wicketkeeper-batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz (17) within the first eleven overs of the game on the score of 38.  From after that onwards, Shah and skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi began the rescue effort for their side as well as punished the Zimbabwe bowling attack. The batters led the resistance from the front as well as smashed the opposition throughout the park. The 181-run stand ended in the 45th over of the video game, with Shah falling six runs short of his hundred after being rejected by pacer True blessing Muzarabani with assistance from secure hands of Donald Tiripano.

The captain followed his partner back to the pavilion soon, with Muzarabani striking once more and sinking Afghanistan to 232/4. In the long run, rewriter Rashid Khan played an amusing cameo of 39 * off just 17 with four fours and also two 6s, taking his side to a difficult 276/5 in their 50 overs.

Muzarabani was the pick of the bowlers for Zimbabwe, obtaining 4/52 in his nine overs. Tanaka Chivanga likewise obtained a scalp.
Mohammad Nabi was the choice of the bowlers for Afghanistan, taking 4/34 in 10 overs. Rashid Khan (2/39) and also Fazalhaq Farooqi (2/41) were other standout bowlers for the side.

Rahmat Shah was considered ‘Man of the Match’ for his 94.

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