Afghanistan vs New Zealand 40th Match at Abu Dhabi, 07 Nov, 2021

Toss: Afghanistan, who chose to bat
Afghanistan 124/8 (20)
New Zealand 125/2 (18.1)
New Zealand won by 8 wickets
Man of the Match: Trent Boult
  • Devon Conway 37 * (33)
  • Kane Williamson 40 * (42)

Over 2.2 Adam Milne bowls it short of length to Mohammad Shahzad, out Caught by Conway!! Mohammad Shahzad goes for a flashy cut and gets an underedge that has been taken by the keeper. Conway fumbled there on the first attempt but managed to grab it on the second attempt. 

Over 3.1 Trent Boult bowls a good length delivery to Hazratullah Zazai,  out Caught by Santner!! Hazratullah Zazai looks to work it through the on-side, and ends up getting a leading edge that has been taken at mid-wicket by Santner.

Over 5.1: Out LBW. Tim Southee to Gulbadin Naib,

Over 9.6: Bowled him!. Ish Sodhi to Najibullah Zadran,

Over 17.6 Tim Southee bowls a good length delivery to Mohammad Nabi, out Caught and Bowled!! 

Over 18.2 Trent Boult bowls a good length delivery to Najibullah Zadran, out Caught by Neesham!! Najibullah  went for the lofted drive, but he couldn't get it off the middle of the bat, scooped it high and towards long-off

Over 18.4 Trent Boult bowls a good length delivery to Karim Janat, out Caught by Ish Sodhi!! Janat played the pick-up flick, timed it quite nicely, but didn't place it into the gap, straight down Sodhi's throat, running across to his left at fine leg.

Over 19.6 James Neesham bowls a slower one to Rashid Khan, out Caught by Williamson!! Rashid was shaping for the helicopter shot, doesn't get anywhere near the middle of the bat, off the thick slice and over cover. Williamson ran back, always kept his eyes on the ball and completes a sliding catch