Afghanistan vs West Indies, 3rd T20I

Afghanistan beats West Indies in 3rd T20I to win the series by 2-1:

Afghanistan: 156/8
West Indies: 127/7 (20/20 overs, target 157)
Afghanistan won the match by 29 runs.

Afghanistan vs West Indies, Afghanistan won the 3-match T20I series by 2-1 after they defeated West Indies by 29 runs in the 3rd and final T20I. Afghanistan scored 156 runs at the cost of 8 wickets while batting first. West Indies could only score 127 runs for 7 wickets after 20 overs in their chase of 157 runs.

Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz was named the “Player of the Match” for his brilliant innings as he scored his second T20I half-century. Karim Janat was awarded the “Player of the Series” award for his 5-wicket haul in the 2nd T20I and for claiming a total of 6 wickets in 2 innings.

Afghanistan vs West Indies

Afghanistan vs West Indies, Shai Hope’s half-century in vain:

Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first. They lost their opener Hazratullah Zazai in the first over of the match and then lost Karim Janat in the 3rd over at a total of 12 runs. Rahmatullah Gurbaz scored 79 runs from 52 deliveries with 6 fours and 5 huge sixes. Asghar Afghan added 24 from 20 balls, Najibullah Zadran scored 14, and Mohammad Nabi contributed 15 runs. Afghanistan finished their innings on 156/8 after 20 overs.

West Indies required 157 runs to win the match and the series. Evin Lewis scored 24 from 23 balls before getting lbw by Karim Janat. Wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope scored his second T20I half-century as he scored 52 runs from 46 balls with 3 fours and a six.

Shai Hope’s inning was not enough to get his team close to the target of 157. West Indies finished on 127/7 after 20 overs. Naveen-ul-Haq took 3 wickets for his team. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karim Janat, Gulbadin Naib, and Rashid Khan claimed 1 wicket each.