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Afghanistan vs England (T20)

Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo,, Date - 21/09/2012, Toss won by - Afghanistan
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Commentary (Afghanistan innings)

That's it then for today. There's another double-header tomorrow. Happens to be between tough sides. Sri Lanka play against South Africa and Australia play against West Indies. Do join us for that. Till then, good bye and take care.

Luke Wright gets the Man of the Match award for his wonderful unbeaten innings of 99 runs off just 55 balls.

Swann, Samit Patel, Dernbach, Broad each picked up couple wickets and Finn picked one. It was a pretty comfortable victory for England and Afghanistan become the second team in this edition of World Twenty20 to get eliminated.

Another one-sided match as England completely thrashed Afghanistan today to eliminate them out of the ICC World Twenty20. The defending champions are off to a wonderful start in this tournament as well. Piled up a mammoth total with the bat first, thanks to Luke Wright's blitzkrieg and when came out to bat, they made life difficult of the Afghani batsmen. The Asian minnows were reduced to 26/8 at one stage but the tail provided some entertainment and stretched their score to 80.

17.2 J Dernbach to G Naib, OUT! England win by 116 runs! Shortish outside off, Naib gives himself some room and goes after that. Gets a top edge and the ball goes high up in the air. Morgan gets underneath from point and takes a safe catch. 80/10

17.1 J Dernbach to G Naib, Outside off, Naib drives it to long off and doesn't take the single. 80/9

16.6 S Finn to G Naib, Driven through covers for one. 80/9

16.5 S Finn to G Naib, FOUR! Well played! Full outside off, Naib gets across to the off side and flicks it over the square leg region. No fielder there in the deep and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 79/9

16.4 S Finn to G Naib, Full on middle, Naib goes for the heave but misses it completely. 75/9

16.4 S Finn to G Naib, Wide! Short ball and was over head height. Umpire signals a wide. 75/9

16.3 S Finn to G Naib, On middle, Naib lofts it over mid on. 74/9

16.2 S Finn to G Naib, Full outside off, Naib gives him some room to play to the off side but gets beaten. 74/9

16.1 S Finn to G Naib, FOUR! Bairstow does a misfield. Shortish on middle, Naib pulls it away over wide long on. Bairstow attempts to stop the ball at the boundary rope but fails. 74/9

Finn back on.

15.6 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Full outside off, Dawlatzai defends it to covers. 70/9

15.5 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Flighted outside off, the batsman defends it watchfully. 70/9

15.4 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Comes on his front foot and defends it. 70/9

Izatullah Dawlatzai is the last man in.

15.3 G Swann to S Zadran, OUT! LBW! Plumb! Landed just outside off, goes straight on. Zadran tries to defend but misses the line of the delivery and gets struck on the pads. Huge appeal and the umpire raises his finger straightaway! 70/9

15.2 G Swann to S Zadran, SIX! Wow! On middle, Zadran hits over mid-wicket. The ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 70/8

15.1 G Swann to S Zadran, Flighted outside off, Zadran plays it to point. 64/8

Swann back on.

14.6 J Dernbach to G Naib, SIX! Even better! Shortish outside off, Naib smacks it over long on this time. All the way over the ropes once again for a biggie. 64/8

14.5 J Dernbach to G Naib, SIX! Great shot! Full outside off, Naib hits it straight down the ground. Times it well and the ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 58/8

14.4 J Dernbach to G Naib, Landed outside off, left alone. 52/8

14.3 J Dernbach to S Zadran, Length delivery around off, Zadran plays it past point for a single. 52/8

14.2 J Dernbach to G Naib, Lofts it over mid on and the ball lands safely, single taken this time. 51/8

14.1 J Dernbach to G Naib, On middle, Naib drags it to the leg side but gets an inside edge and doesn't take a single. 50/8

Dernbach back on.

13.6 S Broad to S Zadran, Fullish on middle, Zadran dabs it off his back foot. 50/8

13.5 S Broad to G Naib, On middle, Naib smacks it straight down the ground. Doesn't connect cleanly, the ball lands short of long off and a single taken. 50 UP FOR AFGHANISTAN! 50/8

13.4 S Broad to G Naib, FOUR! Edged! Shortish outside off, Naib goes for the heave but gets an outside edge. The ball flies over the slip cordon and races away to the boundary rope. 49/8

13.3 S Broad to G Naib, Short of a length delivery outside off, Naib goes for the pull but the bat is nowhere near the ball. 45/8

13.2 S Broad to G Naib, On middle, Naib smacks it to long on. 45/8

13.1 S Broad to G Naib, Outside off, Naib punches it to the off side off his back foot. 45/8

Broad back on.

12.6 L Wright to S Zadran, Shortish length again, Zadran defends it into the ground. 45/8

12.5 L Wright to S Zadran, Length delivery around off, Zadran defends it to the off side. 45/8

12.5 L Wright to S Zadran, Wide! Bowls down the leg side this time. Umpire signals a wide. 45/8

12.4 L Wright to S Zadran, Another shortish length, Zadran allows it through. 44/8

12.3 L Wright to S Zadran, Bouncer! Zadran leaves it alone. 44/8

12.2 L Wright to S Zadran, Another play and a miss outside off. 44/8

12.1 L Wright to S Zadran, Shortish length, Zadran fails to put his bat on the ball. 44/8

Luke Wright into the attack.

11.6 G Swann to G Naib, SIX! On middle, Naib hits it over long on. Times it well and the ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. Swann didn't gave a single run off his first two overs and now gave 16 runs off this. 44/8

11.5 G Swann to G Naib, Punches it to mid on off his back foot. 38/8

11.4 G Swann to G Naib, On and middle and off, Naib sweeps it away to the leg side for a couple. 38/8

11.3 G Swann to G Naib, Outside off, Naib pushes it to covers. 36/8

11.2 G Swann to G Naib, FOUR! On middle, Naib smacks it over mid-wicket and gets another boundary. 36/8

11.1 G Swann to G Naib, FOUR! Finally a run is conceded off Swann and it's a boundary. Flighted around off, Naib hits it straight down the ground and the ball crosses the boundary rope. 32/8

10.6 S Patel to S Zadran, Fullish outside off, Zadran defends it watchfully. 28/8

10.5 S Patel to S Zadran, Comes on his front foot and defends it. 28/8

10.4 S Patel to S Zadran, Flighted delivery, Zadran slogs it away through mid-wicket. Buttler with a fine slide at the ropes to save a couple. Third umpire confirms the same too. 28/8

10.3 S Patel to S Zadran, Zadran has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 26/8

10.2 S Patel to S Zadran, A touch short, Shapoor gets a bottom edge while defending that. 26/8

10.1 S Patel to S Zadran, Flighted outside off, Shapoor defends it well. 26/8

9.6 G Swann to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away to cover to end a MAIDEN over. 26/8

9.5 G Swann to G Naib, Naib shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 26/8

9.4 G Swann to G Naib, Well flighted delivery, Naib gets forward to defend, misses and the ball just goes over the stumps. 26/8

9.3 G Swann to G Naib, Goes to poke at that one but gets an edge. 26/8

9.2 G Swann to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away. 26/8

9.1 G Swann to G Naib, Length delivery, pushed away to point. 26/8

Shapoor Zadran walks in next.

8.6 S Patel to D Zadran, OUT! Stumped now. A well flighted delivery, Zadran leaves the crease for a hoick but is nowhere near to the trajectory of the delivery, Kieswetter has something to do today for the first time. The collapse has been nothing but horrible. 26/8

8.5 S Patel to D Zadran, Gets across and drives it down towards Patel. 26/7

8.4 S Patel to D Zadran, Flat, driven straight back. 26/7

Dawlat Zadran walks in next.

8.3 S Patel to M Nabi, OUT! Bowled him! Patel too gets a wicket. The arm ball, skidding down, Nabi leaves the crease for a whack, misses the line and the ball crashes onto the middle stump. 26/7

8.2 S Patel to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away for a single. 26/6

8.1 S Patel to G Naib, Touch short, punched away towards mid on for a single. 25/6

7.6 G Swann to M Nabi, Tossed up on middle, tucked away straight to mid-wicket to end a successful Swann over. 25/6

7.5 G Swann to M Nabi, Short and spins in, goes off the pads of the batsman down towards short fine leg. 25/6

Gulbodin Naib walks in next.

7.4 G Swann to S Shenwari, OUT! The reverse sweep goes straight to the hands of Finn. Flighted and short, Shenwari gets into position and sends it high over point. Finn takes the catch in the deep and Afghanistan are in a pretty dismal situation, 6 down. 25/6

7.3 G Swann to S Shenwari, A touch short and goes on straight, Shenwari pokes inside the line and misses it. 25/5

7.2 G Swann to S Shenwari, Well tossed up, knocked back to Swann this time. 25/5

7.1 G Swann to S Shenwari, Tossed up on middle, tucked away straight to mid-wicket. 25/5

Graeme Swann comes on now as the double spin change.

6.6 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flighted outside off, driven away through covers this time for one. 25/5

6.5 S Patel to S Shenwari, Short and drifts away, Shenwari covers the line and blocks it. 24/5

6.4 S Patel to S Shenwari, A touch short, punched down towards mid off this time. 24/5

6.3 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flat and full, driven straight to extra cover. 24/5

6.2 S Patel to M Nabi, Another tossed up delivery, knocked away through mid off this time to take one. 24/5

6.1 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flighted on middle, 86.6 kph, driven down through mid on for one. 23/5

Samit Patel is the bowling change now.

5.6 S Broad to M Nabi, Bangs in short again, Nabi ducks under it that time. A wicket-maiden from Broad! 22/5

5.5 S Broad to M Nabi, Stays back and defends a length delivery well. 22/5

Samiullah Shenwari walks in.

5.4 S Broad to A Stanikzai, OUT! Another outstanding catch in the deep and this time, it's Jonathan Bairstow! England have been nothing less than spectacular in this department today. Banged in short, Stanikzai goes hard with a pull shot but only finds a top edge behind. Bairstow sprints across from fine leg, the ball dies down low and Bairstow does well to pluck it off the turf with a full-stretched dive forward. 22/5

Mohammad Nabi walks in next.

5.3 S Broad to A Stanikzai, OUT! Easy run out this time! Very full on the pads at 137.1 kph, flicked away towards mid-wicket, Stanikzai calls off the single and Sadiq is halfway down. The fielding is good from Buttler at mid-wicket and he throws to Broad, the stumps are off and Sadiq is nowhere to be seen. 22/4

5.2 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Length, scrambled seam, Stanikzai gets behind and defends it. 22/3

5.1 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Back of a length delivery, Stanikzai goes to pull but mistimes it down the ground. 22/3

4.6 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Pitched up delivery at 144.7 kph, down the leg side, skids on and catches Stanikzai on the pads, they take a leg bye. 22/3

4.5 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Good length on middle, Stanikzai gets an inside edge and the ball hits him on the pads. 21/3

4.4 S Finn to K Sadiq, Good length outside off, Sadiq goes hard on the pull but gets a top edge down to third man. Bairstow sprints across well to save three. 21/3

4.3 S Finn to K Sadiq, Fuller length on middle, Stanikzai tucks it away past mid-wicket and settles for a couple. 20/3

4.2 S Finn to K Sadiq, Good length down the leg side, Stanikzai aims to pull but mistimes it. 18/3

4.1 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Pitched up delivery outside off, Stanikzai flashes hard but gets a thick edge down to third man for one. 18/3

3.6 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Good length delivery at 134.9 kph, tucked away towards mid-wicket for one to end the over. 17/3

3.5 S Broad to A Stanikzai, In the right channel outside off, Stanikzai flashes hard but misses out, gets a glare from Broad as well. 16/3

3.4 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Another short delivery, Stanikzai aims to pull but gets hit on the pads. 16/3

3.3 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Back of a length delivery, Stanikzai helps it away past square leg and takes two. 16/3

Asghar Stanikzai walks in next.

3.2 S Broad to N Mangal, OUT! Outstanding reflexes from Broad! A good length delivery, 133.7 kph, Mangal whacks it hard and straight, Broad gets to his right in a flash and plucks a superb catch. The skipper departs to send his side further in tatters. 14/3

3.1 S Broad to N Mangal, Good length outside off, Mangal cracks it hard through covers and takes a couple. 14/2

Stuart Broad brings himself into the attack.

2.6 S Finn to N Mangal, Pitched up again, Mangal goes for a defense but the ball catches the inside edge and runs fine on the leg side for one. 12/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller outside off at 138.4 kph, pushed away towards mid off. 11/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! A back of a length delivery down the leg side, Mangal goes to pull yet again and seems to have caught something on the way to Kieswetter. A huge appeal but umpire Taufel detects nothing. 11/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! Short of a length down the leg side, Mangal aims to pull but misses out. 10/2

2.4 S Finn to N Mangal, FOUR! Past mid on! A fuller length delivery, Mangal backs himself and whacks it past Patel at mid on, finds the gap to the fence. 9/2

2.3 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller outside off, Mangal pushes it away on the off side. 5/2

2.2 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller and down the leg side, Mangal aims to flick but misses it. 5/2

2.1 S Finn to N Mangal, Good length around off at 138.1 kph, Mangal gets a bottom edge which drops close to the off stump but misses it by inches. 5/2

2.1 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! Slips down the leg side at 141.6 kph, Mangal aims to flick and misses. 5/2

1.6 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Slow and full outside off, from the back of the hand at 109.7 kph, Sadiq pushes it towards point to end the over. 4/2

1.5 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Good length outside off, Sadiq has a hard go at that but the ball is miles away from his bat. 4/2

1.4 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Again short outside off, Sadiq anticipates well and pulls it through mid-wicket to take two. 4/2

1.3 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, On target. On a good length outside off, keeps its shape and Sadiq ends up pushing inside the line. 2/2

1.2 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Nasty! A short of a length delivery, Sadiq is surprised by the zip of that and gets hit on helmet while trying to pull. They appeal for a catch from first slip but the umpire is smart enough to decline it. 2/2

Karim Sadiq walks in next.

1.1 J Dernbach to Shafiqullah, OUT! Dernbach strikes first ball! This is going downhill for the Afghans. A short delivery, Shafiqullah goes to pull that but gets a top edge. Bopara(sub) takes a decent catch at cover. Afghanistan have a lot of catching up to do. A win seems far away now. 2/2

Jade Dernbach to bowl from the other end.

Shafiqullah walks in next at number 3.

0.6 S Finn to M Shahzad, OUT! Shahzad's gone! He never looks to get set anyways. A pitched up delivery, Shahzad goes for the big shot but the ball shoots up high in the air. The skipper, Broad is the man to settle under the catch at mid off. 2/1

0.5 S Finn to M Shahzad, Run out chance missed! A full length delivery, Shahzad mistimes it down towards mid on and sets off, then suddenly puts it off and Mangal is down the track. Patel did not collect and Mangal gets back. 2/0

0.4 S Finn to N Mangal, Almost chopped it on! A good length delivery on off, Mangal is caught on the back foot and ends up inside-edging it down to fine leg for one. 2/0

0.3 S Finn to M Shahzad, Back of a length at 136.1 kph, tailing in, Shahzad tucks it past square leg to take one. 1/0

0.2 S Finn to M Shahzad, Bowls short of a length outside off, Shahzad aims to cut it down but fails in doing so. 0/0

0.1 S Finn to M Shahzad, Starts off with a full delivery, Shahzad flicks it elegantly but straight to mid-wicket. 0/0

Commentary (England innings)

While Brendon McCullum took centre-stage earlier in the day, the limelight was stolen by Luke Wright this time even though for another time, an Englishman has finished on 99. The Afghans have great spirit, do well with the new ball but unfortunately for them, their fielding has been appalling and that may have cost them the match here. 196 is a very comfortable for England to defend. Join us back in a while.

19.6 D Zadran to L Wright, Wright remains on 99 not out! Low full toss outside off, Wright hammers it over mid-wicket and comes back for the second. 196/5

Samit Patel walks in.

19.5 D Zadran to J Bairstow, OUT! On middle, Bairstow comes forward and lofts it over mid on. Miscues it and the ball goes towards Sadiq at mid on who takes a safe catch. Bairstow departs.. 194/5

19.4 D Zadran to L Wright, Fullish outside off, Wright comes forward but gets an inside edge onto his pads. Single taken. 194/4

19.3 D Zadran to J Bairstow, Full outside off, Bairstow drives it through mid off and picks up a single. 193/4

19.2 D Zadran to J Bairstow, FOUR! Great shot! On middle, Bairstow lofts it over mid-wicket and the ball lands safely and crosses the boundary rope. 192/4

19.1 D Zadran to L Wright, Fullish on off, Wright drills it towards long on for a single. 188/4

Dawlat Zadran back on.

18.6 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, Landed around off, Wright smacks it to mid-wicket and takes a single to keep the strike. 32 runs and a wicket off the over! 187/4

18.5 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, SIX! And another six! Fullish on middle, Wright hammers it over long on and this one goes all the way over the ropes as well. 186/4

18.4 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, SIX! Raining sixes! Fullish outside off, Wright hammers it straight down the ground for a huge six. 180/4

18.3 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, SIX! That's touched the ropes! Fullish around off, Wright lofts it over mid-wicket. Asghar Stanikzai takes the catch at the boundary rope but his shoes are touching the ropes after taking the catch. Umpire confirms it's a six. 174/4

18.3 I Dawlatzai to J Bairstow, No ball! Low full toss, Bairtow plays it to long on and takes a single. Oversteps again and the free hit stays! 168/4

Free hit coming up!

18.3 I Dawlatzai to J Bairstow, SIX! No ball! Fullish on middle, Bairstow heaves it over long on. The ball goes all the way over the ropes for a maximum. 166/4

Bairstow walks in next.

18.2 I Dawlatzai to Jos Buttler, OUT! LBW! On middle, Buttler tries to heave but misses the line of the delivery and gets struck on the pads. Huge appeal from the bowler and the umpire gives it out. 159/4

18.1 I Dawlatzai to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Nice shot! Landed around off, Buttler pulls it away towards mid-wicket and the ball races away towards the boundary rope. 159/3

That's it then for today. There's another double-header tomorrow. Happens to be between tough sides. Sri Lanka play against South Africa and Australia play against West Indies. Do join us for that. Till then, good bye and take care.

Luke Wright gets the Man of the Match award for his wonderful unbeaten innings of 99 runs off just 55 balls.

Swann, Samit Patel, Dernbach, Broad each picked up couple wickets and Finn picked one. It was a pretty comfortable victory for England and Afghanistan become the second team in this edition of World Twenty20 to get eliminated.

Another one-sided match as England completely thrashed Afghanistan today to eliminate them out of the ICC World Twenty20. The defending champions are off to a wonderful start in this tournament as well. Piled up a mammoth total with the bat first, thanks to Luke Wright's blitzkrieg and when came out to bat, they made life difficult of the Afghani batsmen. The Asian minnows were reduced to 26/8 at one stage but the tail provided some entertainment and stretched their score to 80.

17.2 J Dernbach to G Naib, OUT! England win by 116 runs! Shortish outside off, Naib gives himself some room and goes after that. Gets a top edge and the ball goes high up in the air. Morgan gets underneath from point and takes a safe catch. 80/10

17.1 J Dernbach to G Naib, Outside off, Naib drives it to long off and doesn't take the single. 80/9

17.6 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, Punches it to long off and takes a single. 155/3

17.5 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Well played! Low full toss, Buttler charger down the track and lofts it over covers for a boundary. 154/3

17.4 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, Outside off, Buttler gets an outside edge. The ball goes back through the keeper and the batmen pick up a single. 150/3

17.3 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Fine shot! Fullish outside off, Buttler drives it through covers and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 148/3

17.2 M Nabi to L Wright, Dropped! Landed around off, Wright gets a top edge while playing that one. The fielder at short third man drops a sitter. Single taken. 144/3

17.2 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, Stumping chance missed! Full down the leg side, Butter comes down the track and misses. The keeper fails to collect the ball and the umpire signals a wide. 143/3

17.1 M Nabi to Jos Buttler, On middle, Buttler tries to sweep but gets hit on the helmet. 141/3

The England openers, Craig Kieswetter and Alex Hales are out in the middle. to bowl the first over. Shapoor Zadran to bowl the first over.

The players are making their way out for the national anthems.

Afghanistan - Mohammad Shahzad, Nawroz Mangal(c), Karim Sadiq(w), Asghar Stanikzai, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Gulbodin Naib, Izatullah Dawlatzai, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran.

England - Craig Kieswetter(w), Alex Hales, Luke Wright, Eoin Morgan, Jonathan Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Samit Patel, Stuart Broad(c), Graeme Swann, Steven Finn, Jade Dernbach.

Toss - Afghanistan won the toss and elected to field.

Hello everyone to the coverage of the 6th match of the ICC World Twenty20, 2012 between the defending champions England and Afghanistan. It could be another one-sided contest unless Afghanistan bring out something special and cause an upset.

16.6 S Finn to G Naib, Driven through covers for one. 80/9

16.5 S Finn to G Naib, FOUR! Well played! Full outside off, Naib gets across to the off side and flicks it over the square leg region. No fielder there in the deep and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 79/9

16.4 S Finn to G Naib, Full on middle, Naib goes for the heave but misses it completely. 75/9

16.4 S Finn to G Naib, Wide! Short ball and was over head height. Umpire signals a wide. 75/9

16.3 S Finn to G Naib, On middle, Naib lofts it over mid on. 74/9

16.2 S Finn to G Naib, Full outside off, Naib gives him some room to play to the off side but gets beaten. 74/9

16.1 S Finn to G Naib, FOUR! Bairstow does a misfield. Shortish on middle, Naib pulls it away over wide long on. Bairstow attempts to stop the ball at the boundary rope but fails. 74/9

Jos Buttler walks in.

16.6 I Dawlatzai to E Morgan, OUT! Caught! High full toss at 135 kph, Morgan lofts it to the leg side. Nawroz Mangal takes a good catch at mid-wicket and sends Morgan back. England 141/3. 141/3

16.5 I Dawlatzai to E Morgan, Wide outside off, Morgan tries to drive but gets beaten. 141/2

16.4 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, Drives it through mid off and picks up a single. 141/2

16.3 I Dawlatzai to E Morgan, Landed outside off, Morgan goes after that one but gets a top edge. The third man drops an easy catch, it was a free hit though. Single taken. 140/2

Free hit coming up.

16.3 I Dawlatzai to E Morgan, FOUR! Outside off, Morgan lofts it over covers. Couple of bounces and the ball crosses the boundary rope. Umpire signals no ball for overstepping. 139/2

16.2 I Dawlatzai to E Morgan, Full outside off, Morgan chips it towards mid-wicket for a couple. 134/2

16.1 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, Fullish outside off, Wright drives it through mid on for a single. 132/2

Finn back on.

15.6 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Full outside off, Dawlatzai defends it to covers. 70/9

15.5 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Flighted outside off, the batsman defends it watchfully. 70/9

15.4 G Swann to I Dawlatzai, Comes on his front foot and defends it. 70/9

Izatullah Dawlatzai is the last man in.

15.3 G Swann to S Zadran, OUT! LBW! Plumb! Landed just outside off, goes straight on. Zadran tries to defend but misses the line of the delivery and gets struck on the pads. Huge appeal and the umpire raises his finger straightaway! 70/9

15.2 G Swann to S Zadran, SIX! Wow! On middle, Zadran hits over mid-wicket. The ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 70/8

15.1 G Swann to S Zadran, Flighted outside off, Zadran plays it to point. 64/8

Izatullah Dawlatzai back on.

15.6 M Nabi to L Wright, Pushes it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 131/2

15.5 M Nabi to L Wright, FOUR! On middle, Wright swings it across mid-wicket. Another poor effort from the fielder near the boundary rope to stop the ball. Wright surpasses his highest T20I score. 130/2

15.4 M Nabi to L Wright, SIX! Tonked! Outside off, Wright comes down the track and lofts it over long off for a maximum. 126/2

15.3 M Nabi to L Wright, FOUR! Poor fielding! On middle and leg, Wright plays the reverse sweep. The fielder at short third man fumbles and Wright gets another boundary. 120/2

15.2 M Nabi to E Morgan, Outside off, Morgan slices it over point for a single. 116/2

15.1 M Nabi to E Morgan, SIX! Bang ! Fullish on the pads, Morgan stays back and heaves it over mid-wicket for a maximum. 115/2

Swann back on.

14.6 J Dernbach to G Naib, SIX! Even better! Shortish outside off, Naib smacks it over long on this time. All the way over the ropes once again for a biggie. 64/8

14.5 J Dernbach to G Naib, SIX! Great shot! Full outside off, Naib hits it straight down the ground. Times it well and the ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 58/8

14.4 J Dernbach to G Naib, Landed outside off, left alone. 52/8

14.3 J Dernbach to S Zadran, Length delivery around off, Zadran plays it past point for a single. 52/8

14.2 J Dernbach to G Naib, Lofts it over mid on and the ball lands safely, single taken this time. 51/8

14.1 J Dernbach to G Naib, On middle, Naib drags it to the leg side but gets an inside edge and doesn't take a single. 50/8

14.6 D Zadran to L Wright, Dropped? Well that was hammered back! Slow full toss on off, Wright rams it straight back aerially and Zadran has very little time to react. He gets his leg to it and deflects it to mid off. No run. 109/2

14.5 D Zadran to E Morgan, Good length delivery on the pads, Morgan chips down the track for a flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. They run through for a leg bye. 109/2

14.4 D Zadran to L Wright, Slower delivery again outside off, Wright looks to cut but ends up chopping it to third man for one. 108/2

14.3 D Zadran to L Wright, Good delivery! Slower delivery on a length area outside off, Wright is completely fooled by it. He tries to heave it away but misses. 107/2

14.2 D Zadran to E Morgan, Full on middle, drilled down to long on for a single. 107/2

14.1 D Zadran to L Wright, Full toss on middle, flicked away to deep square leg for a single. 106/2

Dernbach back on.

13.6 S Broad to S Zadran, Fullish on middle, Zadran dabs it off his back foot. 50/8

13.5 S Broad to G Naib, On middle, Naib smacks it straight down the ground. Doesn't connect cleanly, the ball lands short of long off and a single taken. 50 UP FOR AFGHANISTAN! 50/8

13.4 S Broad to G Naib, FOUR! Edged! Shortish outside off, Naib goes for the heave but gets an outside edge. The ball flies over the slip cordon and races away to the boundary rope. 49/8

13.3 S Broad to G Naib, Short of a length delivery outside off, Naib goes for the pull but the bat is nowhere near the ball. 45/8

13.2 S Broad to G Naib, On middle, Naib smacks it to long on. 45/8

13.1 S Broad to G Naib, Outside off, Naib punches it to the off side off his back foot. 45/8

Dawlat Zadran back on.

13.6 M Nabi to E Morgan, A tad short outside off, Morgan gives himself room and carts it over extra cover for a couple. 105/2

13.5 M Nabi to E Morgan, Yorker outside off, Morgan digs it to the off side. 103/2

13.4 M Nabi to L Wright, Chips down the track, Nabi delivers it very slowly, Wright punches it to deep cover for just a single. 103/2

13.3 M Nabi to E Morgan, Comes forward and pats it cover for a single. 102/2

13.2 M Nabi to L Wright, Goes on one knee and slog sweeps it deep square leg for one. 101/2

13.1 M Nabi to E Morgan, Rocks back and punches it to deep cover for a single. 100/2

Broad back on.

12.6 L Wright to S Zadran, Shortish length again, Zadran defends it into the ground. 45/8

12.5 L Wright to S Zadran, Length delivery around off, Zadran defends it to the off side. 45/8

12.5 L Wright to S Zadran, Wide! Bowls down the leg side this time. Umpire signals a wide. 45/8

12.4 L Wright to S Zadran, Another shortish length, Zadran allows it through. 44/8

12.3 L Wright to S Zadran, Bouncer! Zadran leaves it alone. 44/8

12.2 L Wright to S Zadran, Another play and a miss outside off. 44/8

12.1 L Wright to S Zadran, Shortish length, Zadran fails to put his bat on the ball. 44/8

12.6 S Shenwari to L Wright, FOUR! Thrashed! Length delivery on off, Wright gets down on one knee and slog sweeps it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 99/2

12.5 S Shenwari to E Morgan, Chips down the track and drives it to long off for one. 95/2

12.4 S Shenwari to E Morgan, Short and down the leg side, Morgan pulls it to fine leg for a couple. 94/2

2nd T20I fifty for Wright!

12.3 S Shenwari to L Wright, Fullish on middle, flicked away to deep square leg for a single. Brings up a well deserved half-century. 92/2

12.2 S Shenwari to L Wright, SIX! Clobbered! Fullish on off, Wright dances down the track and plunders it over long on for a humongous maximum. 91/2

12.1 S Shenwari to E Morgan, Dances down the track and clips it to deep mid-wicket for one. 85/2

Luke Wright into the attack.

11.6 G Swann to G Naib, SIX! On middle, Naib hits it over long on. Times it well and the ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. Swann didn't gave a single run off his first two overs and now gave 16 runs off this. 44/8

11.5 G Swann to G Naib, Punches it to mid on off his back foot. 38/8

11.4 G Swann to G Naib, On and middle and off, Naib sweeps it away to the leg side for a couple. 38/8

11.3 G Swann to G Naib, Outside off, Naib pushes it to covers. 36/8

11.2 G Swann to G Naib, FOUR! On middle, Naib smacks it over mid-wicket and gets another boundary. 36/8

11.1 G Swann to G Naib, FOUR! Finally a run is conceded off Swann and it's a boundary. Flighted around off, Naib hits it straight down the ground and the ball crosses the boundary rope. 32/8

11.6 M Nabi to E Morgan, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to deep square leg for a single. 84/2

11.5 M Nabi to E Morgan, Comes forward and drives it back to Nabi. 83/2

11.5 M Nabi to E Morgan, WIDE! Slips it down the leg side, Morgan misses his flick. The keeper whips off the bails and appeals. But the umpire thinks Morgan is safe! 83/2

11.4 M Nabi to L Wright, Chips down the track and drives it to long on for a single. 82/2

11.3 M Nabi to E Morgan, Goes straight on after landing on off, Morgan is cramped for room and gets hit on the pads. They run through for a leg bye. 81/2

11.2 M Nabi to E Morgan, Comes forward and pushes it to covers. 80/2

11.1 M Nabi to L Wright, Spins back in sharply after landing outside off, Wright is cramped for room and he dabs it to short third man for a single. 80/2

10.6 S Patel to S Zadran, Fullish outside off, Zadran defends it watchfully. 28/8

10.5 S Patel to S Zadran, Comes on his front foot and defends it. 28/8

10.4 S Patel to S Zadran, Flighted delivery, Zadran slogs it away through mid-wicket. Buttler with a fine slide at the ropes to save a couple. Third umpire confirms the same too. 28/8

10.3 S Patel to S Zadran, Zadran has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 26/8

10.2 S Patel to S Zadran, A touch short, Shapoor gets a bottom edge while defending that. 26/8

10.1 S Patel to S Zadran, Flighted outside off, Shapoor defends it well. 26/8

Nabi into the attack now.

10.6 S Shenwari to L Wright, Loopy on the leg stump, Wright is deceived by it, he dances down the track and at the last moment clips it to deep square leg for a single. 79/2

10.5 S Shenwari to E Morgan, Chips down the track and lofts it aerially on one bounce to long on for a single. 78/2

10.4 S Shenwari to L Wright, Gives himself room and punches it to deep cover for one. 77/2

10.3 S Shenwari to L Wright, Quicker and flatter outside off, Wright rocks back for a cut but misses. 76/2

10.2 S Shenwari to E Morgan, Goes for a reverse sweep but gets a top edge which goes a bit uppishly to covers for a single. 76/2

10.1 S Shenwari to L Wright, Rocks back and cuts it to deep point for a single. 75/2

9.6 G Swann to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away to cover to end a MAIDEN over. 26/8

9.5 G Swann to G Naib, Naib shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 26/8

9.4 G Swann to G Naib, Well flighted delivery, Naib gets forward to defend, misses and the ball just goes over the stumps. 26/8

9.3 G Swann to G Naib, Goes to poke at that one but gets an edge. 26/8

9.2 G Swann to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away. 26/8

9.1 G Swann to G Naib, Length delivery, pushed away to point. 26/8

9.6 K Sadiq to L Wright, Shoots off from the track and surprises Wright who fends it uppishly to deep square leg for a single. 74/2

9.5 K Sadiq to L Wright, Appeal for an LBW! Not out! Quicker and flatter outside the leg stump, Wright rocks back for a pull but misses. The ball hits the pads and the players appeal but the umpire says no. Pitched outside leg! 73/2

9.4 K Sadiq to L Wright, Fullish on the pads, clipped away to long leg for a couple. 73/2

9.3 K Sadiq to E Morgan, Swivels back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 71/2

9.2 K Sadiq to L Wright, Rocks back and cuts it to short third man. The fielder does well to restrict the batsmen to just a single. 70/2

Eoin Morgan is the new batsman.

9.1 K Sadiq to L Wright, OUT! Run out! Unlucky Hales! Length delivery on off, Wright chips down the track and punches it straight back, Sadiq gets a hand to it and it ricochets onto the stumps as Hales is caught out of his crease. He doesn't have the time to get back as he had backed up a long way down and straightaway walks back to the pavilion. 69/2

Shapoor Zadran walks in next.

8.6 S Patel to D Zadran, OUT! Stumped now. A well flighted delivery, Zadran leaves the crease for a hoick but is nowhere near to the trajectory of the delivery, Kieswetter has something to do today for the first time. The collapse has been nothing but horrible. 26/8

8.5 S Patel to D Zadran, Gets across and drives it down towards Patel. 26/7

8.4 S Patel to D Zadran, Flat, driven straight back. 26/7

Dawlat Zadran walks in next.

8.3 S Patel to M Nabi, OUT! Bowled him! Patel too gets a wicket. The arm ball, skidding down, Nabi leaves the crease for a whack, misses the line and the ball crashes onto the middle stump. 26/7

8.2 S Patel to G Naib, Goes on the back foot and punches it away for a single. 26/6

8.1 S Patel to G Naib, Touch short, punched away towards mid on for a single. 25/6

8.6 S Shenwari to A Hales, Clips it to square leg and scampers through for a quick couple. 69/1

8.5 S Shenwari to A Hales, Goes for a mighty pull but misses and gets hit on the thigh pads. 67/1

8.4 S Shenwari to L Wright, Rocks back and cuts it ti deep cover for one. 67/1

8.3 S Shenwari to L Wright, FOUR! Smashed! Fullish on middle, Wright dances down the track and rams it over mid on for a muscular flat boundary. 66/1

8.2 S Shenwari to L Wright, Looks to cut but misses as the ball stays low outside the off stump. 62/1

8.1 S Shenwari to L Wright, In the air but safe! Loopy outside off, Wright looks to loft it but miscues it over extra cover and it falls in no man's land. They run through for a couple. 62/1

7.6 G Swann to M Nabi, Tossed up on middle, tucked away straight to mid-wicket to end a successful Swann over. 25/6

7.5 G Swann to M Nabi, Short and spins in, goes off the pads of the batsman down towards short fine leg. 25/6

Gulbodin Naib walks in next.

7.4 G Swann to S Shenwari, OUT! The reverse sweep goes straight to the hands of Finn. Flighted and short, Shenwari gets into position and sends it high over point. Finn takes the catch in the deep and Afghanistan are in a pretty dismal situation, 6 down. 25/6

7.3 G Swann to S Shenwari, A touch short and goes on straight, Shenwari pokes inside the line and misses it. 25/5

7.2 G Swann to S Shenwari, Well tossed up, knocked back to Swann this time. 25/5

7.1 G Swann to S Shenwari, Tossed up on middle, tucked away straight to mid-wicket. 25/5

7.6 K Sadiq to A Hales, Shortish on middle, Hales tries to pull but misses. 60/1

7.5 K Sadiq to L Wright, On middle, Wright tries to play to the leg side but gets a leading edge and the ball goes to covers. The batsmen pick up a single. 60/1

7.4 K Sadiq to A Hales, Comes down the track and plays it to mid-wicket. Single taken. 59/1

7.3 K Sadiq to A Hales, Flicks it away towards deep square leg and sets off for a single. Overthrows and the batsmen comes back for the second. 58/1

7.2 K Sadiq to A Hales, Stays back in his crease and punches it back to the bowler. 56/1

7.1 K Sadiq to A Hales, Landed around off, Hales tries to play that one but gets beaten. 56/1

Graeme Swann comes on now as the double spin change.

6.6 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flighted outside off, driven away through covers this time for one. 25/5

6.5 S Patel to S Shenwari, Short and drifts away, Shenwari covers the line and blocks it. 24/5

6.4 S Patel to S Shenwari, A touch short, punched down towards mid off this time. 24/5

6.3 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flat and full, driven straight to extra cover. 24/5

6.2 S Patel to M Nabi, Another tossed up delivery, knocked away through mid off this time to take one. 24/5

6.1 S Patel to S Shenwari, Flighted on middle, 86.6 kph, driven down through mid on for one. 23/5

Karim Sadiq into the attack.

6.6 S Shenwari to L Wright, Shortish outside off, Wright pulls it away towards deep mid-wicket for a couple. 56/1

6.5 S Shenwari to L Wright, Flighted outside off, Wright defends it watchfully. 54/1

6.4 S Shenwari to A Hales, Drives it through mid on this time and takes a single. 54/1

6.3 S Shenwari to A Hales, Fullish on middle, Hales gives himself some room and cuts it to point. 53/1

6.2 S Shenwari to A Hales, Landed around off, Hales punches it back to the bowler. 53/1

6.1 S Shenwari to L Wright, Outside off, Wright cuts it past point for a single. 53/1

Samit Patel is the bowling change now.

5.6 S Broad to M Nabi, Bangs in short again, Nabi ducks under it that time. A wicket-maiden from Broad! 22/5

5.5 S Broad to M Nabi, Stays back and defends a length delivery well. 22/5

Samiullah Shenwari walks in.

5.4 S Broad to A Stanikzai, OUT! Another outstanding catch in the deep and this time, it's Jonathan Bairstow! England have been nothing less than spectacular in this department today. Banged in short, Stanikzai goes hard with a pull shot but only finds a top edge behind. Bairstow sprints across from fine leg, the ball dies down low and Bairstow does well to pluck it off the turf with a full-stretched dive forward. 22/5

Mohammad Nabi walks in next.

5.3 S Broad to A Stanikzai, OUT! Easy run out this time! Very full on the pads at 137.1 kph, flicked away towards mid-wicket, Stanikzai calls off the single and Sadiq is halfway down. The fielding is good from Buttler at mid-wicket and he throws to Broad, the stumps are off and Sadiq is nowhere to be seen. 22/4

5.2 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Length, scrambled seam, Stanikzai gets behind and defends it. 22/3

5.1 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Back of a length delivery, Stanikzai goes to pull but mistimes it down the ground. 22/3

Samiullah Shenwari into the attack.

50-run stand between Hales and Wright.

5.6 I Dawlatzai to A Hales, FOUR! Fullish on middle, Hales drives it straight down the ground for another boundary. Both the batsmen are looking solid. 52/1

5.5 I Dawlatzai to A Hales, FOUR! Fine shot! Fullish outside off, Hales lofts it over mid off. Good timing and the ball races away to the boundary rope in no time. 48/1

5.4 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, Outside off, Wright pushes it to covers, single taken. 44/1

5.3 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, FOUR! Nicely played! Length delivery on middle and off, Wright cuts it past point and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 43/1

5.2 I Dawlatzai to L Wright, Length delivery outside off, Wright tries to cut but misses it. 39/1

5.1 I Dawlatzai to A Hales, Length delivery landed just outside off, Hales tries to drive but gets an inside edge and the ball goes to the leg side. The batsmen pick up a single. 39/1

4.6 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Pitched up delivery at 144.7 kph, down the leg side, skids on and catches Stanikzai on the pads, they take a leg bye. 22/3

4.5 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Good length on middle, Stanikzai gets an inside edge and the ball hits him on the pads. 21/3

4.4 S Finn to K Sadiq, Good length outside off, Sadiq goes hard on the pull but gets a top edge down to third man. Bairstow sprints across well to save three. 21/3

4.3 S Finn to K Sadiq, Fuller length on middle, Stanikzai tucks it away past mid-wicket and settles for a couple. 20/3

4.2 S Finn to K Sadiq, Good length down the leg side, Stanikzai aims to pull but mistimes it. 18/3

4.1 S Finn to A Stanikzai, Pitched up delivery outside off, Stanikzai flashes hard but gets a thick edge down to third man for one. 18/3

Izatullah Dawlatzai into the attack.

4.6 S Zadran to L Wright, SIX! Bigger! Fullish on middle, Wright hits it straight down the ground. The ball goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 23 runs off the over! 38/1

4.5 S Zadran to L Wright, FOUR! Lovely shot! Fullish around off, Wright drives it straight down the ground. Times it with perfection and Wright gets a boundary. 32/1

4.4 S Zadran to A Hales, Length delivery around off, Hales pushes it to mid off and takes a single. 28/1

4.3 S Zadran to A Hales, FOUR! On the pads, Hales flicks it towards the fine leg region and gets another boundary. 27/1

4.2 S Zadran to A Hales, FOUR! Back of a length delivery around off, Hales rocks back and punches it through the cover region. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 23/1

4.1 S Zadran to A Hales, Four byes! It is all happening here! Shortish on middle at 133.4 kph, Kieswetter goes for the heave but gets beaten by the bounce. The keeper fails to stop the ball as well and the ball goes past the boundary rope. 19/1

3.6 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Good length delivery at 134.9 kph, tucked away towards mid-wicket for one to end the over. 17/3

3.5 S Broad to A Stanikzai, In the right channel outside off, Stanikzai flashes hard but misses out, gets a glare from Broad as well. 16/3

3.4 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Another short delivery, Stanikzai aims to pull but gets hit on the pads. 16/3

3.3 S Broad to A Stanikzai, Back of a length delivery, Stanikzai helps it away past square leg and takes two. 16/3

Asghar Stanikzai walks in next.

3.2 S Broad to N Mangal, OUT! Outstanding reflexes from Broad! A good length delivery, 133.7 kph, Mangal whacks it hard and straight, Broad gets to his right in a flash and plucks a superb catch. The skipper departs to send his side further in tatters. 14/3

3.1 S Broad to N Mangal, Good length outside off, Mangal cracks it hard through covers and takes a couple. 14/2

3.6 D Zadran to L Wright, Shortish outside off, Wright tries to cut but gets a bottom edge and the ball goes back to the keeper. 15/1

3.5 D Zadran to L Wright, Play and a miss! This one goes the other way! Length delivery outside off, Wright tries to drive but gets beaten. 15/1

3.4 D Zadran to L Wright, Beaten! Length delivery around off, inwards movement. Wright tries to push to the leg side but the ball goes between his bat and his body. 15/1

3.3 D Zadran to L Wright, FOUR! Great shot! Shortish around middle at 134.1 kph, Wright pulls it away towards mid-wicket. No fielder in the deep and Wright gets another boundary. 15/1

3.2 D Zadran to A Hales, Short of a length delivery this time, Hales pulls it away towards deep square leg and takes a single. 11/1

3.1 D Zadran to A Hales, Yorker on off, Hales dabs it towards point. 10/1

Stuart Broad brings himself into the attack.

2.6 S Finn to N Mangal, Pitched up again, Mangal goes for a defense but the ball catches the inside edge and runs fine on the leg side for one. 12/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller outside off at 138.4 kph, pushed away towards mid off. 11/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! A back of a length delivery down the leg side, Mangal goes to pull yet again and seems to have caught something on the way to Kieswetter. A huge appeal but umpire Taufel detects nothing. 11/2

2.5 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! Short of a length down the leg side, Mangal aims to pull but misses out. 10/2

2.4 S Finn to N Mangal, FOUR! Past mid on! A fuller length delivery, Mangal backs himself and whacks it past Patel at mid on, finds the gap to the fence. 9/2

2.3 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller outside off, Mangal pushes it away on the off side. 5/2

2.2 S Finn to N Mangal, Fuller and down the leg side, Mangal aims to flick but misses it. 5/2

2.1 S Finn to N Mangal, Good length around off at 138.1 kph, Mangal gets a bottom edge which drops close to the off stump but misses it by inches. 5/2

2.1 S Finn to N Mangal, WIDE! Slips down the leg side at 141.6 kph, Mangal aims to flick and misses. 5/2

2.6 S Zadran to L Wright, FOUR! Fine shot! Bit fullish outside off, Wright drives it through covers superbly and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 10/1

2.5 S Zadran to L Wright, Length delivery on middle and off, Wright tries to drive but misses. 6/1

2.4 S Zadran to A Hales, Fullish around off, Hales drives it to covers and takes a single. First runs off Shapoor Zadran. 6/1

2.3 S Zadran to A Hales, Length delivery around off, Hales drives it to the cover fielder. 5/1

2.2 S Zadran to A Hales, Shortish on middle, Hales plays it straight to the point fielder. 5/1

2.1 S Zadran to A Hales, On middle, Hales goes for the pull but misses the line of the delivery and fails to connect his bat with the ball. 5/1

1.6 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Slow and full outside off, from the back of the hand at 109.7 kph, Sadiq pushes it towards point to end the over. 4/2

1.5 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Good length outside off, Sadiq has a hard go at that but the ball is miles away from his bat. 4/2

1.4 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Again short outside off, Sadiq anticipates well and pulls it through mid-wicket to take two. 4/2

1.3 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, On target. On a good length outside off, keeps its shape and Sadiq ends up pushing inside the line. 2/2

1.2 J Dernbach to K Sadiq, Nasty! A short of a length delivery, Sadiq is surprised by the zip of that and gets hit on helmet while trying to pull. They appeal for a catch from first slip but the umpire is smart enough to decline it. 2/2

Karim Sadiq walks in next.

1.1 J Dernbach to Shafiqullah, OUT! Dernbach strikes first ball! This is going downhill for the Afghans. A short delivery, Shafiqullah goes to pull that but gets a top edge. Bopara(sub) takes a decent catch at cover. Afghanistan have a lot of catching up to do. A win seems far away now. 2/2

1.6 D Zadran to L Wright, Shortish outside off, right gets on his toes to play that one and defends it. 5/1

1.5 D Zadran to L Wright, Back of a length delivery outside off, Wright defends it from within his crease. 5/1

1.4 D Zadran to A Hales, Length delivery outside off, Hales drives it to mid off and sets off for a single. Had there been a direct hit at the non-striker's end, Hales would have been in trouble. 5/1

1.3 D Zadran to A Hales, Outside off, Hales pushes it to covers. 4/1

1.2 D Zadran to A Hales, Back of a length delivery outside off, Hales plays from away from his body and gets beaten completely. 4/1

1.1 D Zadran to A Hales, FOUR! Edged! Shortish outside off, Hales comes for a forward poke but gets an outside edge. The ball goes just over the slip fielder and races away to the boundary rope. 4/1

Jade Dernbach to bowl from the other end.

Shafiqullah walks in next at number 3.

0.6 S Finn to M Shahzad, OUT! Shahzad's gone! He never looks to get set anyways. A pitched up delivery, Shahzad goes for the big shot but the ball shoots up high in the air. The skipper, Broad is the man to settle under the catch at mid off. 2/1

0.5 S Finn to M Shahzad, Run out chance missed! A full length delivery, Shahzad mistimes it down towards mid on and sets off, then suddenly puts it off and Mangal is down the track. Patel did not collect and Mangal gets back. 2/0

0.4 S Finn to N Mangal, Almost chopped it on! A good length delivery on off, Mangal is caught on the back foot and ends up inside-edging it down to fine leg for one. 2/0

0.3 S Finn to M Shahzad, Back of a length at 136.1 kph, tailing in, Shahzad tucks it past square leg to take one. 1/0

0.2 S Finn to M Shahzad, Bowls short of a length outside off, Shahzad aims to cut it down but fails in doing so. 0/0

0.1 S Finn to M Shahzad, Starts off with a full delivery, Shahzad flicks it elegantly but straight to mid-wicket. 0/0

Dawlat Zadran to bowl from the other end.

Luke Wright walks in next.

0.6 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, OUT! Chops it on! Length delivery around off, Kieswetter tries to guide but gets an inside edge back to his stumps. Terrific start for Afghanistan. England 0/1. 0/1

0.5 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, Fullish on middle and off, Kieswetter drives it straight to the mid on fielder. 0/0

0.4 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, Good length delivery outside off, Kieswetter defends it to covers. 0/0

0.3 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, On middle, Kieswetter defends it watchfully. 0/0

0.2 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, Length delivery outside off at 129.2 kph, left alone. 0/0

0.1 S Zadran to C Kieswetter, Starts off with a bit fullish length delivery outside off, the ball stayed low after landing. Kieswetter lets it go through. 0/0

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