Afghan cricket team victorious again!

Afghanistan's National Cricket Team With Their Trophy

Afghanistan took on Hong Kong, and defeated them by 8 runs in the final match of the 2011 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Twenty20 Cup. This is the second time that Afghanistan has won this tournament. After winning the coin toss, Afghanistan chose to bat first. They scored 125 runs losing all wickets in 19.5 overs. Hong Kong was kept at 117 runs in 19.2 overs. The highest runs for the Afghan side came from Gulbodin Naib with 57 followed by Mohammad Nabi with 24. The man of the match honors went to star bowler Hamid Hassan. Afghan coach Dawlat Ahmadzai told reporters that “It’s a big day for Afghanistan, as we defended our title.” The match was played in Tribhuvan University, located in Nepal.

December 11, 2011 В· admin В· One Comment
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