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Afghanistan beat Jersey in World T20 Qualifier warm-up

Afghanistan beat Jersey in World T20 Qualifier warm-up

Jul 07, 2015 - 10:46

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon on Tuesday beat Jersey by eight wickets in a warm-up match in the T20 Worldinfo-icon Cup qualifying round.

The T20 World Cup Qualifier round is co-hosted by Scotland and Ireland, where 52 matches will be played among 14 nations. The tournament is scheduled for July 9 to July 26, 2015.

Fareed Hotak, spokesman for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), told Pajhwok Afghan News Afghanistan bowlers restricted the rival team to 46 runs . The team was bowled out in 11th over while Mohammad Nabi and Mirwais Ashraf took three wickets each, Shahpoor Zadran 2 wickets and Aftab Alam one wicket in the match.

Afghanistan easily won the match inthe  8th over for the loss of 2 wickets, Hotak said, adding Shehzad Mohammad scored nine runs, Asghar Stanikzai four before they went to the dressing room.

Nawroz Mangal 16 and Samiullah Shinwari scored an unbeaten 14. Afghanistan will play Hong Kong on Wednesday .



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