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Home  »  Cricket  »  ICC T20 World Cup 2021  »  Match 27 Scorecard

Namibia vs Afghanistan Scorecard, Match 27, ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Series : 20/20 World Cup
Date : Oct 31 2021, Sun - 03:30 PM (IST)
Venue : Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Afghanistan won by 62 runs
Player Of The Match : Naveen-ul-Haq
AFGHANISTAN - 160/5 (20.0)
Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Hazrat Zazai c Michael van Lingen b JJ Smit 33 27 4 2 122.22
Mohammad Shahzad (wk) c Bernard Scholtz b Ruben Trumpelmann 45 33 3 2 136.36
Rahmanullah Gurbaz lbw b Nicol Loftie-Eaton 4 8 - - 50
Asghar Stanikzai c Michael van Lingen b Ruben Trumpelmann 31 23 3 1 134.78
Najibullah Zadran lbw b Nicol Loftie-Eaton 7 11 1 - 63.64
Mohammad Nabi (c) Not out 32 17 5 1 188.24
Gulbadin Naib Not out 1 1 - - 100
Karim Janat - - - - - -
Rashid Khan - - - - - -
Naveen-ul-Haq - - - - - -
Hamid Hassan - - - - - -
Extras 7 ( lb 1 w 6)
Total 160/5 ( 20.0 ov )
Did not Bat Karim Janat, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hamid Hassan
Fall Of Wickets
1-53 (Hazrat Zazai, 6.4) 2-68 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 9.5) 3-89 (Mohammad Shahzad, 12.4) 4-113 (Najibullah Zadran, 15.4) 5-148 (Asghar Stanikzai, 18.6)
Bowler O M R W NB WD Eco
Ruben Trumpelmann* 4 - 34 2 - 2 8.5
JJ Smit 3 - 22 1 - 1 7.3
David Wiese 4 - 33 0 - - 8.3
Jan Frylinck 3 - 34 0 - 2 11.3
Nicol Loftie-Eaton 4 - 21 2 - 1 5.3
Bernard Scholtz 1 - 8 0 - - 8
Gerhard Erasmus 1 - 7 0 - - 7
NAMIBIA - 98/9 (20.0)
Batsman R B 4s 6s SR
Craig Williams c (Sub) b Naveen-ul-Haq 1 3 - - 33.33
Michael van Lingen c Hamid Hassan b Naveen-ul-Haq 11 8 - 1 137.5
Nicol Loftie-Eaton b Gulbadin Naib 14 16 - 1 87.5
Gerhard Erasmus (c) b Hamid Hassan 12 14 1 - 85.71
Zane Green (wk) b Rashid Khan 1 7 - - 14.29
David Wiese b Hamid Hassan 26 30 2 - 86.67
JJ Smit c Mohammad Shahzad b Hamid Hassan 0 3 - - -
Jan Frylinck c Mohammad Nabi b Naveen-ul-Haq 6 14 - - 42.86
Pikky Ya France c and b Gulbadin Naib 3 5 - - 60
Ruben Trumpelmann * Not out 12 9 2 - 133.33
Bernard Scholtz Not out 6 11 - - 54.55
Extras 6 ( lb 2 w 4)
Total 98/9 ( 20.0 ov )
Fall Of Wickets
1-2 (Craig Williams, 0.4) 2-16 (Michael van Lingen, 2.4) 3-29 (Nicol Loftie-Eaton, 5.2) 4-36 (Zane Green, 7.1) 5-56 (Gerhard Erasmus, 10.3) 6-56 (JJ Smit, 10.6) 7-69 (Jan Frylinck, 14.5) 8-77 (Pikky Ya France, 15.6) 9-80 (David Wiese, 16.5)
Bowler O M R W NB WD Eco
Naveen-ul-Haq* 4 - 26 3 - - 6.5
Mohammad Nabi 2 - 17 0 - - 8.5
Hamid Hassan 4 - 9 3 - 1 2.3
Gulbadin Naib 4 1 19 2 - 1 4.8
Karim Janat 2 - 11 0 - 1 5.5
Rashid Khan 4 - 14 1 - 1 3.5
Match Info
Match Afghanistan vs Namibia, 20/20 World Cup
Date Oct 31 2021, Sun - 03:30 PM (IST)
Toss Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat.
Venue Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Umpires Ahsan Raza, Christopher Gaffaney
Afghanistan Squad Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq, Hamid Hassan
Namibia Squad Craig Williams, Michael van Lingen, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Gerhard Erasmus (c), David Wiese, JJ Smit, Zane Green (wk), Jan Frylinck, Pikky Ya France, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz
Match Facts
  • This will be the first time Afghanistan and Namibia have faced each other in a men's T20I match.
  • After going unbeaten in their previous nine men's T20I matches (W8, T1), including winning their previous four in a row, Afghanistan registered their first loss in the format since 2019 during their last fixture, against Pakistan in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup (29 October 2021).
  • Namibia have lost just one of their last 10 men's T20I matches (W9), it was against Sri Lanka during their inaugural match of the tournament (18 October 2021).
  • Afghanistan have won six and lost 10 of their ICC men's T20 World Cup matches, five of their six victories have come since the start of the 2016 edition (L4) after winning just one of seven games (L6) across their first three tournaments (2010, 2012, 2014).
  • Afghanistan have lost just two of their 10 men's T20I matches at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium (W8), those defeats coming against Ireland in November 2013 and against Hong Kong in November 2015; Afghanistan have the best win rate at the venue of the 16 nations to play there more than twice in the format (80%).
  • Afghanistan have a batting strike rate of 184 in men's T20I during death overs since the last ICC Men's T20 World Cup, the best rate amongst all Test playing nations.
  • Rashid Khan needs just one more for his 100th wicket for Afghanistan in men's T20I, he will be the first player to achieve feat for his nation and fourth player to achieve this feat for their respective country.
  • Mohammad Shahzad needs just 34 runs to score 2,000 runs for Afghanistan in men's T20I, he will be the 12th player to achieve this feat and the first from Afghanistan; he averages 31 at a strike rate of 135 from his 67 T20I innings.
  • Stephan Baard (Namibia) had a batting dot ball percentage of 58% during the first round of this edition of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, the highest rate amongst any batter to have faced a minimum of 30 balls during that time.
  • JJ Smit (Namibia) conceded just 26% of this runs from boundaries during the first round of this edition of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, the second lowest rate for any bowler to have bowled 30 balls during that time (Mark Watt, 25%).