Afghanistan Won Desert T20 Challenge Cup 2017 By 10 Wickets and 73 Balls Remaining in Dubai International Cricket Stadium !
Nawroz mangal was feted with a red-carpet ceremony 5 minutes before the first ball for his last match, and he was elected as the captain of Afghanistan cricket team instead of ashgar stanikzai against Ireland in the final match of Desert T20 Challenge Cup in 2017. his team-mates created a guard of honor and appreciated his career and hard work in the team. After winning the toss Ireland has elected to bat first and give a big total to Afghanistan cricket team as they did early in the evening to the Scotland cricket team.
PR Stirling and sw poynter opened the innings and from Afghanistan side amir hamza was elected to bowl the first over of the final match against ireland which has ended by 6 runs without any loss. In the second over of the innings fareed ahmad bowled to poynter and got OUT, on a short ball the batsman goes for a pull but it gets high on him and gets top edge to cover point fielder for an easy catch to rashid khan.
Rest of the batsman were kicked off as follows: wts porterfield stumped by Mohammad shahzad in Mohammad nabi’s over, KJ O’Brien also by Mohammad nabi in the fifth over, GC wilson by Amir Hamza in the 7th over, McBrine as well by Amir Hamza in the 7th over, Dockrell by Fareed ahmad in the 11th over, Mulder by Karim Janat in 12th over, Rankin as well By Karim Janat in 12th Over, Young by Mohammad Nabi the great man.
While in the bowling side amir hamza has done 4 overs took 2 wickets and given 15 runs, fareed ahmad has done 2 overs took 2 wickets and given 20 runs, Mohammad nabi has done 2.2 overs took 4 wickets and given only 10 runs, karim janat has done 3 overs took 2 wickets and given 14 runs, rashid khan has done 2 overs and given 7 runs with no wickets in hand.
After all Ireland players have played for only 13.2 overs and has set 72 runs as target for Afghanistan cricket team under nawroz mangal’s captaincy in the last match of his career. Once again as the opener batsman Mohammad shahzad and nawroz mangal started to bat the second innings of the Final Desert T20 Challenge Cup 2017.
As always Mohammad shazad started an extremely fast innings by getting 16 runs in the first over from Rankin the Irish bowler. Finally, Mohammad shahzad has scored quick 52 runs and remained not out, nawroz mangal has scored 17 runs in the last match of his career and remained not out and with this Afghanistan won the match in the 8th over with a big difference of 10 wickets and 73 balls remaining.