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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 5th ODI 2016 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 5th ODI 2016 - Afghanistan & Zimbabwe tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 5-match one day international series of the 5th ODI match played between Zimbabwe and Afghanistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 06th January 2016.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe 5th ODI 2016 Highlights
Gulbadin Naib roars in delight after winning the match © Chris Whiteoak

Gulbadin Naib's heroic 82* leads to Afghanistan thrilling two-wicket victory over Zimbabwe, despite a brilliant century from Hamilton Masakadza and clinch the their historic five-match series win with 3-2 in a tight-game of the fifth ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Afghanistan chased 249 was their seventh highest successful run-chase in One-day international and It is their third highest chase against Zimbabwe in ODIs.
  • Afghanistan have broken into the top 10 of the ICC ODI rankings - This was their second series win against a Full Member. Both have been against Zimbabwe. The first one came in October.
  • 101 : Peter Moor and Hamilton Masakadza set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for Zimbabwe against Afghanistan in One-day internationals.
  • Gulbadin Naib's unbeaten 82 was the highest score by an Afghanistan No.7 batsman in One-day internationals, surpassing the previous record of 81 held by Samiullah Shinwari against Bangladesh at Fatullah in 2014.
  • 85 : Gulbadin Naib and Rashid Khan set up the record seventh-wicket partnership for Afghanistan against Zimbabwe in One-day international, previously held by the unbeaten 56-run stand between Mohammad Shahzad and Mirwais Ashraf at same venue in this series and Afghanistan's second highest seventh-wicket stand in ODIs.
  • Zimbabwe's 248 was their fourth highest score against Afghanistan in One-day internationals.
  • Afghanistan's 254 was their joint fifth highest score against Zimbabwe in One-day internationals.
  • Hamilton Masakadza became the third Zimbabwe batsman to score a hundred against Afghanistan in One-day internationals after Sikandar Raza and Sean Williams.

Zimbabwe scored 248 for all-out in 49.5 overs with top scorer by Hamilton Masakadza struck 110 off 111-balls - which was his 4th ODI hundred and his first century against Afghanistan in ODIs - including 9-fours and 4-sixes.

Peter Moor struck 42 off 76-balls including 3-fours & a six, Richmond Mutumbami cracked a 40 off 47-balls included 3-fours & 2-sixes and Sikandar Raza 29.

Afghanistan best bowler by Amir Hamza picked up 3-wickets, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan Dawlat Zadran both took 2-wickets and one of Mirwais Ashraf.

Afghanistan chased 254-8 in 49.4 overs with top scorer by Gulbadin Naib 82 not out, Hashmatullah Shahidi struck 32 off 55-balls including three boundaries.

Rashid Khan scored 31 off 30-balls including 3-fours, Noor Ali Zadran hit 30 off 42-balls included 4-fours.

Mohammad Nabi scored 26 off 33-balls including one-six & a four and Mohammad Shahzad hit 25 off 22-balls included 4-fours with strike rate of 113.64.

Zimbabwe best bowler by Luke Jongwe picked up 3-wickets, Sikandar Raza, Neville Madziva each took two-wickets and one for Graeme Cremer.

Gulbadin Naib named player of the match for his sensational batting performance to smashed a match-winning unbeaten 82-runs off facing 68-balls including 6-sixes and 3-fours with strike rate of 120.58.

Mohammad Shahzad earned player of the series for contributing 237-runs including one-century in the five-match ODI series.

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