Afghan cricket team in the United Arab Emirates in 2016–17

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Afghan cricket team in the United Arab Emirates in 2016–17
  Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Flag of Afghanistan.svg
  United Arab Emirates Afghanistan
Dates 14 – 18 December 2016
Captains Amjad Javed (1st & 2nd T20I)
Rohan Mustafa (3rd T20I)
Asghar Stanikzai
Twenty20 International series
Results Afghanistan won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Shaiman Anwar (150) Mohammad Shahzad (113)
Most wickets Amjad Javed (4)
Mohammad Shahzad (4)
Rashid Khan (6)

The Afghanistan cricket team toured the United Arab Emirates to play the United Arab Emirates cricket team in December 2016. The tour consisted of three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.[1] Afghanistan won the series 3–0.[2]

Squads[edit]

 United Arab Emirates[3]  Afghanistan[4]

T20I series[edit]

1st T20I[edit]

14 December 2016
13:00
Scorecard
Afghanistan 
161/6 (20 overs)
v
 United Arab Emirates
150/7 (20 overs)
Mohammad Shahzad 38 (29)
Mohammad Shahzad 3/34 (4 overs)
Rameez Shahzad 49 (32)
Karim Janat 3/31 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 11 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Ahmed Shah Durrani (Afg) and Iftikhar Ali (UAE)
Player of the match: Karim Janat (Afg)

2nd T20I[edit]

16 December 2016
14:00
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates 
179/4 (20 overs)
v
 Afghanistan
183/5 (19.4 overs)
Shaiman Anwar 60 (50)
Fareed Ahmad 2/39 (4 overs)
Najibullah Zadran 55* (24)
Amjad Javed 3/40 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 5 wickets
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Umpires: Ahmed Shah Durrani (Afg) and Akbar Ali (UAE)
Player of the match: Najibullah Zadran (Afg)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Hazratullah Zazai (Afg) and Atif Ali Khan (UAE) both made their T20I debuts.
  • This was Afghanistan's 50th T20I match.[5]

3rd T20I[edit]

18 December 2016
13:00
Scorecard
Afghanistan 
189/5 (20 overs)
v
 United Arab Emirates
145/8 (20 overs)
Mohammad Shahzad 44 (30)
Rohan Mustafa 2/27 (3 overs)
Rohan Mustafa 58 (35)
Rashid Khan 3/14 (4 overs)
Afghanistan won by 44 runs
ICC Academy Ground, Dubai
Umpires: Akbar Ali (UAE) and Iftikhar Ali (UAE)
Player of the match: Rashid Khan (Afg)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fixtures". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Rashid, Nabi help Afghanistan sweep series". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Emirates Cricket Board announces team to represent the UAE against Afghanistan". Emirates Cricket Board. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Afghanistan T20 International Squad against United Arab Emirates". Afghanistan Cricket Board. Archived from the original on 12 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  5. ^ "United Arab Emirates vs Afghanistan, 2nd T20I- Facts". CricBuzz. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

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