Afghanistan beat West Indies by means of 29 runs within the third T20I at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday to clinch the sequence 2-1.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz's 79 guide Afghanistan to series win over West Indies

Afghanistan group celebrates victory in opposition to West Indies (Twitter: @ACBofficials)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Afghanistan posted a aggressive 156 for 8, courtesy Gurbaz’s very good innings
  • Afghanistan limited West Indies to 127 for 7 to finish the win
  • Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams and Keemo Paul snapped 2 wickets each and every, whilst Kieron Pollard took one

Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz slammed a strokeful 52-ball 79 as Afghanistan claimed the three-match T20I sequence 2-1 with a complete 29-run win over the West Indies within the 3rd recreation right here on Sunday.

Batting first after profitable the toss, Afghanistan posted a aggressive 156 for 8, courtesy Gurbaz’s very good innings.

Asghar Afghan (24 off 20), Najibullah Zadran (14 off 14) and Mohammad Nabi (15 off 7) have been the opposite members.

Shai Hope, who used to be known as in as duvet for the injured Dinesh Ramdin, then made a 46 ball off 52 however he did not get sufficient beef up from the opposite finish as Afghanistan limited West Indies to 127 for 7 to finish the win.

Chasing 157 to win, West Indies misplaced Lendl Simmons (7) and Brandon King (1) early to be diminished to 16 for 2.

Evin Lewis (24) used to be then pushed aside LBW by means of Karim Janat (24).

Hope and Shimron Hetmyer (11) attempted to stable the innings, including 38 however the latter used to be got rid of by means of Rashid Khan within the 13th over.

Skipper Pollard then joined Hope because the duo introduced up the group hundred within the 16th over however they didn’t push the ranking.

Hope finished his fifty within the 17th over however Pollard used to be holed out within the subsequent over as WI misplaced their 5th wicket.

The equation got here all the way down to 39 off 12 balls, which proved an excessive amount of for the West Indies lower-order following the dismissal of Hope within the 19th over.

Previous, Gurbaz slammed six fours and 5 sixes in his 52-ball knock to nearly single-handedly take Afghanistan to a excellent ranking.

For West Indies, Sheldon Cottrell (2/29), Kesrick Williams (2/31) and Keemo Paul (2/26) snapped two wickets each and every, whilst Kieron Pollard took one.

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