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ICC World T20 2016: Afghanistan beat West Indies by 6 runs

Updated: 27 March 2016 18:42 IST - Published: 27 March 2016 13:34 IST
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After three close games, Afghanistan finally have their reward. The fairytale continues. Is it really fair if they are denied of an opportunity to play more, against the top sides? The questions will continue to raise as the best story of the current World T20 continues to develop into something magical.
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Despite that second no ball that shouldn't have been and being on the back foot after scoring just 123, Afghanistan have overcome all odds once again to complete a historic win over West Indies.
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19.6 Nabi to Badree, 1 run, that was dragged to deep mid-wicket and Afghanistan win by 6 runs. In the grand scheme of things this might not matter much in the grand scheme of things but that is some finish from Afghanistan.
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8 needed off the last ball.
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19.5 Nabi to Fletcher, 1 run, single down to long on and Afghanistan on the brink of vctory.
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9 needed off 2. Andre Fletcher, who is injured comes to bat.
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19.4 Nabi to Badree, 1 run, full toss and that is hit into the leg side for a single.
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19.3 Nabi to Brathwaite, WICKET, that was a full toss and that was a fantastic tumbling catch by Najibullah Zadran to bring Afghanistan on the brink of victory.
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10 needed off 4 balls.
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19.2 Nabi to Brathwaite, no run, goes down the track but doesn't connect with the ball.
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19.1 Nabi to Brathwaite, no run, that was a beauty, just missed the stumps.
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They needed 9 against the Proteas and Brathwaite got them home, can he do it again?
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Afghanistan's all-time leading T20I wicket-taker to bowl the last over.
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10 needed off the last over.
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18.6 Naib to Brathwaite, 1 run, another full toss on the pads this time he just takes a single to keep strike.
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18.5 Naib to Brathwaite, SIX, that was a low full toss and Brathwaite just launches into it over long-on and that is a 100m six.
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17 needed from 8 balls.
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18.4 Naib to Sammy, WICKET, that was wide and full but Sammy picked out the fielder at sweeper cover.
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18.3 Naib to Brathwaite, 1 legbye, there is an appeal but all three stumps are visible and that is going down leg and that goes to third man for a legbye. In his appeal, the bowler falls down as well.
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18.2 Naib to Brathwaite, SIX, that was in the slot and that was hammered over long-off and that takes some of the pressure off the Windies.
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18.1 Naib to Sammy, 1 run, yorker on leg stump and it can only be dug out for a single to bring up the 100.
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25 needed off the last 12 balls.
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17.6 Shenwari to Brathwaite, no run, goes for the sweep but doesn't connect but thankfully gets a glove and that saves him from lbw.
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17.5 Shenwari to Russell, 1 run, driven firmly to cover and another run-out opportunity but the fielder doesn't release the ball.
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17.4 Shenwari to Sammy, no run, good ball on the pads and he doesn't do much with it.