APL 2018: Kandahar Knights Trounce Nangarhar Leopards by 26 Runs

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Sunday October 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) In the continuation of Afghanistan Premier League, Kandahar Knights defeat Nangarhar Leopards by 26 runs in 13th match of the tournament at Sharjah cricket stadium yesterday.
Kandahar Knights cricket team won the toss and decided to bat first against Nangarhar Leopards cricket team.
Chasing a low 137, the Leopards innings almost mirrored that of the Knights as they were shot out for 110 with three balls to spare.
Brief scores of the match:
Kandahar Knights: 136 for 8 in 20 overs (Karim Janat 40 not out, Najibullah Zadran 24, Riki Wessels 22, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 4-16, Nathan Rimmington 2-33) beat Nangarhar Leopards: 110 all out in 19.3 overs (Shafiqullah 23, Hashmatullah Shahidi 23, Waqar Salamkheil 3-20, Karim Janat 2-19, Mohammad Naveed 2-10) by 26 runs.
Kandahar Knights Squad- Karim Sadiq, Paul Stirling, Brendon McCullum, Nasir Jamal, Asghar Afghan (c), Riki Wessels (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Karim Janat, Mohammad Naveed, Sayed Shirzad, Waqar Salamkheil
Nangarhar Leopards Squad- Anton Devcich, Johnson Charles, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Imran Janat, Shafiqullah Shafiq (wk), Ben Cutting (c), Nathan Rimmington, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Zahir Khan
M.A.Ansari
 

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