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Afghanistan beats Netherlands by 32 runs in ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier

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Afghanistan beats Netherlands by 32 runs in ICC T20  World Cup Qualifier

 The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Netherlands by 32 runs in the second qualifier match for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20.

Afghanistan set a target of 163 runs from 20 overs by losing 7 wickets after Netherlands won the toss and elected to field first.
Samiullah Shenwari scored 44 runs from 42 balls by hitting 3 fours and 1 six, while Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran scored 33 runs each. Nawroz Mangal scored 29 runs, Shafiqullah remained not out after scoring 13 runs from 3 balls and by hitting 2 sixes. The Netherlands batsmen could not chase the given target and were all out after scoring 130 runs from 19.4 overs.
On the bowling side Dawlat Zadran and Sharafuddin Ashraf took 3 wickets each, Mohammad Nabi 2 wickets and Hamid Hassan 1 wicket. KP