Cricket World Cup 2015

Afghanistan down Scotland

2015-02-26 08:18
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Dunedin - Afghanistan beat Scotland by one wicket with just three balls to spare for their first Cricket World Cup win on Thursday.

Number 11 batsman Shapoor Zadran clipped the winning boundary off Iain Wardlaw, sparking wild celebrations.

Chasing 211 to win, Afghanistan had collapsed from 85 for two to 132 for eight in Dunedin before Samiullah Shenwari hit a mighty 96 to set up the dramatic finale.

Scotland were all out for 210 with Matt Machan and Majid Haq both scoring 31 in the Pool A clash at University Oval.


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