T20 World Cup: Dominant Afghanistan rout Scotland by 130 runs
Spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan shared nine wickets between them as Afghanistan thrashed Scotland by 130 runs in their opening Super 12s match of the T20 World Cup on Monday.
Chasing a daunting 191 for victory, Scotland were bowled out for 60 in 10.2 overs with five batters dismissed for ducks in Sharjah.
Earlier, Najibullah Zadran struck a blistering 59 off 34 balls, hitting five fours and three sixes, while Hazratullah Zazai (44) and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (46) also produced solid knocks to help Afghanistan score their best-ever total in T20 World Cup.
Afghanistan 190-4 in 20 overs (Najibullah 59, Rahmanullah 46, Hazratullah 44; S Sharif 2-33) beat Scotland 60 all out in 10.2 overs (G Munsey 25, C Greaves 12; Mujeeb 5-20, Rashid Khan 4-9) by 130 runs.
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