AFG vs NED Live: Afghanistan cricket team will cross swords with the Netherlands cricket team in the second of the three-match ODI series. The second ODI will take place at West End Park International Cricket Stadium, Doha.
Talking about the first game, Afghans batted first and posted 222 for the loss of eight wickets in their quota of 50 overs. Hashmatullah Shahidi led the attack by example.
The Afghanistan captain top-scored with 73 runs while his partner Rahmat Shah scored 70 runs. Afghanistan largely benefitted from these two players in the batting unit. On the other hand, Brandon Glover took 3 wickets to his name for the Netherlands.
Although the Netherlands got half their job done, they failed to inculcate an optimistic approach with the bat. They were bowled out for 186 in 48 overs. Afghanistan bowlers rose to the occasion and pulled off tricks in the need of the hour.
Rashid Khan was the pick of the bowlers in the first game as he took 3 wickets to his name. Apart from him, Yamin Ahmadzai and Mujeeb Ur Rahman took 2 wickets apiece.
Afghanistan won the game by 36 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. They will be looking forward to coming up with improved performance in the second game in a bid to win the series.
AFG vs NED Live: Afghanistan vs Netherlands Head to Head stats
AFG vs NED Live: The two teams met each other on seven occasions. The Afghans won five times while the Netherlands managed to win the rest of the two games. Afghanistan clearly have an upper hand against the Netherlands in terms of the head to head record and will look to extend it by taking the first lead in the series.
AFG vs NED Live: Top Picks
Afghanistan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi led the batting attack by example in the first ODI in Doha. He scored 73 off 94 balls with the help of 4 boundaries and 2 sixes.
When all other batsmen failed to deliver in the run-chase, Netherlands’ wicketkeeper-batsman Scott Edwards top-scored with 68 off 82 balls including 8 boundaries in the first game.
Afghanistan prospect Rashid Khan came through with flying colours in the first ODI. He led the bowling attack by example as he took 3 wickets to his name.
The Netherlands chipped in with a terrific bowling performance in the first game against Afghanistan. Among the bowlers, Brandon Glover was the pick of the bowlers. He accounted for 3 dismissals.
AFG vs NED Live: When and Where: Afghanistan vs Netherlands
AFG vs NED Live: Afghanistan cricket team will have to deal with the Netherlands cricket team in the first of the three-match ODI series. The second ODI will go all guns blazing at West End Park International Cricket Stadium, Doha on January 23, Sunday (12:30 PM IST).
AFG vs NED Live: Live Streaming Details
The ODI series between Afghanistan and Netherlands is expected to have plenty of interesting things in store for the fans. So it’s better we don’t miss the live-action. If you want to catch live cricketing action, then go to the Fan code website and application in India.