Print Edition - 2018-01-26  |  Sports Digest

Afghans rout Kiwis by 202 runs


Jan 26, 2018-

Afghanistan stunned hosts New Zealand by a massive 202 runs to reach the semi-finals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Hagley Oval on Thursday. Batting first, four Afghanistan batsmen scored half-centuries--Rahmanullah Gurbaz (69), Ibrahim Zadran (68), Bahir Shah (67 not out) and the incredible Azmatullah Omarzai (66 off just 23) to post 309-6. Mujeeb Zadran (4-14) and Qais Ahmed (4-33) then complete the rout taking eight wickets between them to restrict the hosts for 107 in 28.1 overs. 


Published: 26-01-2018 09:26

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