UAE vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I 2023-24 Highlights

Watch the highlights of UAE vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I 2023-24 - Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 3rd T20I match played between Afghanistan and United Arab Emirates at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 02nd January 2024.

UAE vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I 2023-24 Highlights
Afghanistan player celebrates after taking a wicket © Afghanistan Cricket Board / Twitter

Naveen-ul-Haq's career-best 4-wicket haul, Qais Ahmad and Azmatullah Omarzai's combined 5-wickets before A late assault from Najibullah Zadran's 13-ball 28* helped to Afghanistan convincing four-wicket victory over UAE, despite a bowlers fightback and clinch the three-match series with 2-1 in a low-scoring series-decider game of the third & final T20I.

Match Stats : 
  • Afghanistan chased 127 was their ninth lowest successful run-chase in T20 international and It is their lowest chase against UAE in T20Is, previous lowest chase was 143 at Abu Dhabi in the last year.
  • This is the Afghanistan's third bilateral three-match T20I series win against UAE.
  • UAE's 126 was their lowest score against Afghanistan in T20 international, previous lowest was 131 at same venue in this series' opening T20I game and It is their worst-total at Sharjah in T20Is, previous lowest-score was 131 in the this series' last T20I match.
  • 30 : Ali Naseer and Akif Raja set up the second highest eighth-wicket partnership for UAE against Afghanistan in T20Is, The highest is unbeaten 39-run stand between Aryan Lakra and Akif Raja at same venue in this series' second T20I.
  • Naveen-ul-Haq's 4 for 20 was his best bowling figures for UAE in T20 international and the best-bowling-figures by an UAE bowler against Afghanistan in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 44 held by Dawlat Zadran at Abu Dhabi in 2017.

UAE scored 126-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Muhammad Waseem cracked a 27 off 25-balls including 4-fours, Ali Naseer hit 21 off 22-balls included 2-fours, Muhammad Jawadullah 13 not out and Basil Hameed 12.

Afghanistan best bowler by Naveen-ul-Haq 4-20, Qais Ahmad picked up 3-wickets for 24-runs in 4-overs and Azmatullah Omarzai took 2-wickets.

Afghanistan chased 128-6 in 18.3 overs with top scorer by Hazratullah Zazai cracked a 36 off 32-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours.

Najibullah Zadran hammered a unbeaten 28 off 13-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 215.38, Ibrahim Zadran scored 23 off 30-balls included 2-fours.

Rahmanullah Gurbaz hit 20 off 14-balls including 2-fours & a six with strike rate of 142.85 and Azmatullah Omarzai 16.

UAE best bowler by Junaid Siddique captured two-wickets, Dhruv Parashar, Ali Naseer, Aayan Afzal Khan and Muhammad Jawadullah each took one-wickets.

Naveen-ul-Haq named Player of the match for his pace attack to claimed a career-best 4-wickets for 20-runs in 4-overs.



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