Afghanistan beat Scotland in T20 World Cup warm-up game

Afghanistan started their T20 World Cup arrangements with a directing 55-run triumph over Scotland in a warm-up match at Port of Spain on Friday.

Picking to bat first, Afghanistan scored 178/8 in their 20 overs. Gulbadin Naib was the champion entertainer, shooting 69 runs off only 30 balls. He was very much upheld by Azmatullah Omarzai, who contributed 48 runs from 36 balls, and commander Rashid Khan, who added a fast 15 off seven balls.

Accordingly, Scotland battled against Afghanistan’s focused bowling assault and oversaw just 123/9. Mujeeb ur Rehman and Karim Janat were the pick of the bowlers, each taking two wickets. Naveen ul Haq, Rashid Khan, Nangeyalia Kharote, Azmatullah Omarzai, and Gulbadin Naib each guaranteed a wicket, smothering Scotland’s pursuit. Regardless of endeavors from George Munsey, who scored 28 off 18 balls, and Imprint Watt, who added 34 off 25 balls, Scotland missed the mark by 55 runs.

Afghanistan is set to play its most memorable T20 World Cup match against Uganda on Tuesday, June 4. Scotland will confront Britain in Barbados around the same time.

In another warm-up match on Friday, Sri Lanka took on Ireland. Batting first, Sri Lanka set an objective of 169. Ireland, nonetheless, neglected to arrive at the objective and were bowled out for 122 in 18.2 overs, bringing about a 41-run triumph for Sri Lanka.

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