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ICC World T20 2016 qualifiers: Afghanistan beat Hong Kong by 6 wickets

Updated: 10 March 2016 22:58 IST - Published: 10 March 2016 18:33 IST
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The Sportskeeda Live Coverage for these games begins at 2:30 PM (IST) tomorrow. We hope to have your company for that. Till then, it's goodbye, and goodnight!
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As for the World T20 qualifiers, we have action coming your way from Group A tomorrow when Oman, who upset Ireland in their last game, take on Netherlands, and Bangladesh take on Ireland in Dharamsala.
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Asghar Stanikzai, the Afghanistan captain says that his team is confident of beating Zimbabwe in the decider coming up, as they have beaten them on the past 4-5 occasions.
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Now, with Hong Kong and Scotland being eliminated out of contention, all eyes would be set on the match between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe on the 12th of March 2016. That game would decide as to who would join South Africa, Sri Lanka, England, and West Indies in the Super 10 stages.
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"I'm very happy. It's my best figures in the World Cup," says a jubilant Mohammad Nabi.
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Mohammad Nabi had a role to play with the bat as well in addition to his 4 wickets, as he hit 17 off 11 coming in at number 3 tonight, and he is the man of the match!
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The bowlers set it up for them, and the batsmen finished the job in a clinical manner.
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So, an emphatic win for Afghanistan, as they would now meet Zimbabwe to decide which team goes through to the Super 10 stages.
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17.6 Amjad to Najib, FOUR! Outside leg, Najib gets some bat to it and the ball flies towards the fine-leg boundary. Afghanistan stroll to victory in the end by 6 wickets!
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17.5 Amjad to Najib, no run, wide outside off, Najib has a wild slash, but misses contact
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17.4 Amjad to Najib, FOUR! Driven on the up after getting on the top of the bounce outside off. The ball goes through the covers for another boundary!
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17.3 Amjad to Najib, FOUR! Short ball, pulled away over midwicket for four!
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17.2 Amjad to Naib, 3 runs, another slower ball, pulled over midwicket, where it is fielded excellently on the ropes
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17.1 Amjad to Naib, no run, slower bouncer, and he is beaten
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16.6 Nadeem to Naib, 1 run, mistimes it over mid on, towards long on, where the fielder misjudges the catch. Or perhaps the bad timing saved him, and the ball bounced early!
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16.5 Nadeem to Naib, no run, hit straight back to the bowler
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16.4 Nadeem to Gulbadin Naib, no run, defended towards point
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Hong Kong haven't given up yet!
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16.3 Nadeem to Shafiq, OUT! He has been caught in the strangest of manners! Tries to sweep, gets some part of the bat to it, as the ball balloons up in the air towards the bowler. Nadeem dives forward to take a brilliant catch!
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16.2 Nadeem to Shafiq, no run, defended towards the bowler
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16.1 Nadeem to Najib, 1 run, picked from outside off using his feet, and hit towards long-on
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Nadeem has been brought back to bowl!
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15.6 Aizaz to Shafiq, 2 runs, pulled towards square leg for a couple. Good running!
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15.5 Aizaz to Shafiq, no run, defended back towards the bowler
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15.4 Aizaz to Najib, 1 run, driven to long on for a single