AFG vs ZIM 1st Test Check Result: Zimbabwe wins the match comprehensively by 10 wickets, ZIM- 17/0, Check Result

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AFG vs ZIM 1st Test Check Result: Zimbabwe-17/0 

Afghanistan 135/10- Afghanistan is on the brink of losing the first Test against Zimbabwe. They have lost seven wickets and only lead by 16 runs. Zimbabwe needs 17 runs to win the match.

Nyauchi and Muzarbani are on a roll with the ball in their hands. The duo have picked two wickets each as Afghanistan battles to avoid defeat on Day 2 of the opening Test.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim Zadran is battling for an unbeaten 58.

Zimbabwe took an early advantage after their 119 runs lead against Afghanistan in their first innings.

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Zimbabwe 250 allout

Earlier, Sean Williams has scored a century in the first innings against Afghanistan to help Zimbabwe take control on Day 2. Chakabha departed after his well-made 44. Meanwhile, Afghanistan have bowled out Zimbabwe in the second session. They need to pick the remaining wickets as soon as possible.

Zimbabwe managed a lead of 119 runs after a splendid performance with the ball on Day 1 of the opening Test. They had gone past Afghanistan’s score of 131 runs on Tuesday.

ZIMBABWE 1ST INNINGS
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
Prince Masvaure  lbw b Amir Hamza 15 49 68 1 0 30.61
Kevin Kasuza   b Yamin Ahmadzai 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
Tarisai Musakanda   b Amir Hamza 7 22 36 1 0 31.82
Sean Williams (c) c Hashmatullah Shahidi b Amir Hamza 105 174 273 10 0 60.34
Wesley Madhevere  lbw b Amir Hamza 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
Sikandar Raza  c Abdul Malik b Amir Hamza 43 62 76 5 0 69.35
Ryan Burl  lbw b Ibrahim Zadran 8 22 32 0 0 36.36
Regis Chakabva † c Abdul Malik b Zahir Khan 44 71 93 6 1 61.97
Donald Tiripano  c Ibrahim Zadran b Zahir Khan 4 7 8 1 0 57.14
Blessing Muzarabani  not out 12 17 36 2 0 70.59
Victor Nyauchi   b Amir Hamza 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 8, nb 1, w 1) 12
TOTAL (72 Ov, RR: 3.47) 250
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Kevin Kasuza, 0.4 ov), 2-22 (Tarisai Musakanda, 9.2 ov), 3-38 (Prince Masvaure, 14.4 ov), 4-38 (Wesley Madhevere, 14.5 ov), 5-109 (Sikandar Raza, 31.6 ov), 6-137 (Ryan Burl, 40.2 ov), 7-212 (Regis Chakabva, 61.6 ov), 8-224 (Donald Tiripano, 63.4 ov), 9-250 (Sean Williams, 71.1 ov), 10-250 (Victor Nyauchi, 71.6 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
Yamin Ahmadzai 17.1 2 48 1 2.80 1 0
Amir Hamza 25 3 75 6 3.00 0 0
Zahir Khan 19 0 81 2 4.26 0 0
Abdul Wasi 8.5 0 23 0 2.60 0 1
Ibrahim Zadran 2 0 13 1 6.50 0 0

 

Earlier on Day 1 – a total of fifteen wickets fell on the opening day but Zimbabwe were able to pull in front by the end of it, thanks to a crucial 71-run stand for the fourth wicket that helped them end the day with a narrow 2-run lead over Afghanistan, with five wickets in hand.

After bowling out Afghanistan for 131 by Tea, Zimbabwe also lost early wickets, reeling at 38 for 4 at one point in time. Yamin Ahmadzai bowled opener Kevin Kasuza with the fourth ball of the innings before Amir Hamza struck from the other end and got rid of Tarisai Musakanda, also bowled.

Zimbabwe have lost four wickets in the opening Test against Afghanistan after the latter were bundled out for 131. Sean Williams and Sikander Raza are currently batting on the crease.

Earlier, Sensational bowling performances Blessing Muzarbani and Victor Nyauchi helped Zimbabwe bowl out Afghanistan for just 131 runs in their first inning.

Abdul Malik (duck), Rahmat Shah (2) and Munir Ahmed (12), Hasmatullah Shahidi (5) departed in the first few overs. Ibrahim Zadran departed for 31 runs while skipper Asghar Afghan (13), Abdul Wasi (1) and other tail-enders got out post-lunch. The decision of Afghanistan skipper Afghan to bat first has so far backfired.

AFGHANISTAN 1ST INNINGS
BATSMEN R B M 4s 6s SR
Abdul Malik   b Muzarabani 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Ibrahim Zadran  c Musakanda b Nyauchi 31 41 71 5 0 75.61
Rahmat Shah  c †Chakabva b Muzarabani 6 8 13 1 0 75.00
Munir Ahmad  c Sikandar Raza b Nyauchi 12 23 39 2 0 52.17
Hashmatullah Shahidi   b Nyauchi 5 14 27 1 0 35.71
Afsar Zazai † c †Chakabva b Tiripano 37 70 89 6 0 52.86
Asghar Afghan (c) c †Chakabva b Muzarabani 13 36 48 2 0 36.11
Abdul Wasi  c Kasuza b Sikandar Raza 3 42 68 0 0 7.14
Amir Hamza  not out 16 35 52 3 0 45.71
Yamin Ahmadzai  c Tiripano b Williams 1 7 5 0 0 14.29
Zahir Khan  c Williams b Muzarabani 0 7 12 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, nb 2, w 1) 7
TOTAL (47 Ov, RR: 2.78) 131
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Abdul Malik, 0.1 ov), 2-8 (Rahmat Shah, 2.2 ov), 3-37 (Munir Ahmad, 9.6 ov), 4-52 (Ibrahim Zadran, 13.1 ov), 5-69 (Hashmatullah Shahidi, 15.3 ov), 6-91 (Asghar Afghan, 26.5 ov), 7-109 (Afsar Zazai, 33.4 ov), 8-122 (Abdul Wasi, 43.2 ov), 9-123 (Yamin Ahmadzai, 44.5 ov), 10-131 (Zahir Khan, 46.6 ov)
BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
Blessing Muzarabani 12 3 48 4 4.00 0 0
Victor Nyauchi 10 1 34 3 3.40 0 2
Donald Tiripano 12 5 24 1 2.00 1 0
Ryan Burl 7 1 9 0 1.29 0 0
Sean Williams 3 2 4 1 1.33 0 0
Sikandar Raza 3 0 8 1 2.67 0 0

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Teams:

Afghanistan (Playing XI): Abdul Malik, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan(c), Afsar Zazai(w), Munir Ahmad, Amir Hamza, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zahir Khan, Abdul Wasi

Zimbabwe (Playing XI): Kevin Kasuza, Prince Masvaure, Sean Williams(c), Wesley Madhevere, Tarisai Musakanda, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Regis Chakabva(w), Donald Tiripano, Blessing Muzarabani, Victor Nyauchi

 

 

 

Afghanistan have won the toss and have opted to bat

Great Opportunity for Afghanistan & Zimbabwe to play Test Match Series

– First Test Match for both teams since last 13 months
– Zimbabwe have only played five Tests since 2018,
– Afghanistan, who made their Test debut in 2018, have only featured in four five-day matches.
Where will AFG vs ZIM Test Series will be Live Streamed and Broadcasted?

India: FanCode (Live Streaming)

Afghanistan: RTA
UAE: eCricLife

Pakistan: Geo Super/ PTV

UK/Europe: Free Sports

Rest of the World: Rabbithole YouTube Channel

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Live Broadcast: The 19-member Afghanistan Test squad includes as many as eight uncapped players: Bahir Shah Mohboob, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sayed Ahmed Shirzad, Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Shahidullah Kamal, Saleem Safi, and Zia Ur Rahman Akbar.

While the Sean Williams-led Zimbabwe has included four uncapped players in Wesley Madhevere, Richard Ngarava, Blessing Muzarabani, Brandon Mavuta, in their 15-member squad,

AFG vs ZIM Series Schedule:

The first Test will start from March 2 while the second Test will be played from March 10, followed by the three T20Is on March 17, 19, and 20, respectively. All five matches will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Full Squads
Afghanistan
Test Squad: Asghar Afghan (C), Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Nasir Jamal, Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Shahidullah Kamal, Bahir Shah Mohboob, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Saleem Safi, Wafadar Momand, Zia Ur Rahman Akbar, Yamin Ahmadzai.

Zimbabwe
Squad: Sean Williams (C), Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza Butt, Regis Chakabva, Kevin Kasuza, Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Prince Masvaure, Brandon Mavuta, Tarisai Musakanda, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Donald Tiripano