The dominant team Afghanistan has already won the twenty/20 series by winning the first two matches. Now they are ready to clean sweep their opponents Zimbabwe. The Afghanistan team’s captain Asghar Afghan won the toss and once again he chose to bat first. The opener of the Afghanistan team Rahmanullah Gurbaz † scored 18 runs off 21 balls and out. Usman Ghani faced 31 balls and scored 39 runs. Karim Janat contributed 21 runs off 14 balls. Mohammad Nabi has not survived for so long today, his wicket was fallen when he was at just 2.
Rashid Khan has gone with duck as same as Sharafuddin Ashraf. He was Najibullah Zadran who took charge and batted beautifully at the crucial time. Because at 96 Afghanistan batsmen were four down in 13.4 overs. He scored 72 runs off 35 deliveries not out. In the end, 24 runs contribution from the captain of the team Asghar Afghan off just 12 balls gave Aghanistan team an extra edge.
Richard Ngarava and Blessing Muzarabani took two wickets each. Wellington Masakadza, Faraz Akram, Sikandar Raza all three of them took one wicket each. In reply, Zimbabwe did get managed to score 136 runs in 20 overs with five wickets down. Karim Janat dismissed two Zimbabwean batsmen. Fazalhaq Farooqi, Mohammad Nabi, Naveen-ul-Haq all three Afghanistani bowlers took one wicket each.
Afg vs Zim Highlights today Saturday, 3-20-2021 – 3rd T20I, Zimbabwe tour of United Arab Emirates from Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
Afghanistan have won the toss and will bat first.
Afghanistan team: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Karim Janat, Asghar Afghan (capt), Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Usman Ghani, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rashid Khan, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Sharafuddin Ashraf.
Zimbabwe team: Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Tarisai Musakanda, Sean Williams (capt), Milton Shumba, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Faraz Akram, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava.
Match Timings: 10:00 GMT | 14:00 Local
Umpires – Aleem Dar, Izatullah Safi
TV Umpires – Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Match Referee – Ranjan Madugalle
Reserve Umpire – Ahmed Shah Durrani
Match number – T20I no. 1137