Rashid Khan stars as Afghanistan thrash West Indies

Sat, Jun 10, 2017 11:27 am Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Rashid Khan
June 10 (CRICKETNMORE) - Young Afghanistan's legspinner Rashid Khan recorded the fourth best bowling figures in ODI history, taking 7-18 as the visitors thrashed West Indies by 63 runs in St Lucia on Friday.

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Chasing the victory target of 213 set by Afghanistan, the home side was dismissed for 149 after 44.4 overs. The second game is on Sunday at the same venue.

Rashid Khan, who was declared Player of the Match award tdedicated it o the victims of the recent Kabul bomb blast.

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"We're trying our best to bring back smiles and happiness in whatever way we can," he said.

Check Brief scorecard below:

Afghanistan - 212/6 in 50 Overs (J Ahmadi - 81, G Naib - 41*, A Nurse - 2/34)

West Indies - 149/10 in 44.4 Overs (S Hope - 35, A Joseph - 27, R Khan - 7/18, D Zadran - 2/25)

Full Scorecard



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