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World Twenty 2016: Scotland fall short against Afghanistan

World Twenty20 Group B, Nagpur:
Afghanistan 170-5 (20 overs): Shahzad 61* (39), Evans 1-24
Scotland 156-5 (20 overs): Munsey 41 (29), Rashid Khan 2-28
Afghanistan won by 14 runs
Scorecard

Scotland missed the chance to record a first victory at a World Twenty20 as Afghanistan held on to win by 14 runs in Nagpur.

afghanistan-cricket-2410Set 171
to win, the Scots were well placed when openers George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer shared 84 in nine overs.

But as the Afghan spinners took hold, Scotland lost 4-24 and 21 runs from the final over was too big an ask.

Earlier, Mohammad Shahzad hit 61 from only 39 balls and Asghar Stanikzai 55 not out as Afghanistan posted 170-5.

 

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