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  • 8:02 PM IST

    19.1 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, 2 runs, 2 runs.

  • 8:01 PM IST

    Surprise, surprise! Craig Ervine opts to bowl Blessing Muzarabani for the final over and not Luke Jongwe. Could this be the decision that makes the difference? Can Muzarabani defend 7 runs?

  • 8:00 PM IST

    18.6 Tendai Chatara to Mohammad Nabi, no run, A dot to end and Tendai Chatara has just about kept his side in the game. This is on a length but is pushed wider. Nabi backs away to hit but just can’t reach it. 8 required off the final over now.

  • 8:00 PM IST

    18.5 Tendai Chatara to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Excellent bowling! Very full and on middle, Najibullah Zadran looks to go big but can’t get under it. Zadran gets an inside edge onto the pads as the batters scamper through for one.

  • 7:59 PM IST

    18.4 Tendai Chatara to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, Full and straight, driven down the ground to long on for a single.

  • 7:58 PM IST

    18.3 Tendai Chatara to Mohammad Nabi, no run, Top comeback from Tendai Chatara! Nabi tries to step out but Chatara nails the yorker on middle. Nabi just about jams it out.

  • 7:58 PM IST

    18.2 Tendai Chatara to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, Edged and four! Short of a length, around off. Nabi backs away and has a swing at it. The ball flies off the top edge and over short third man for a boundary. Just the run-a-ball required now.

  • 7:57 PM IST

    18.1 Tendai Chatara to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, FOUR! Length ball, around off. Mohammad Nabi punches it sweetly through extra cover. The fielder puts in the dive to his right at the fence but can’t cut it off, boundary.

  • 7:56 PM IST

    Tendai Chatara to bowl the penultimate over.

  • 7:55 PM IST

    17.6 Luke Jongwe to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, Very full and on off, pushed through mid on for a single. 18 needed now off 12 balls.

  • 7:55 PM IST

    17.5 Luke Jongwe to Mohammad Nabi, FOUR, FOUR! Placed to perfection! Full and wide, Mohammad Nabi creams it past the diving fielder at the extra cover fence for a boundary.

  • 7:55 PM IST

    17.5 Luke Jongwe to Mohammad Nabi, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Slower again, spilled down the leg side.

  • 7:54 PM IST

    17.4 Luke Jongwe to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Another slower delivery, bowled into the deck. Najibullah Zadran swings at it and gets it to the right of deep mid-wicket for just a single.

  • 7:53 PM IST

    17.3 Luke Jongwe to Mohammad Nabi, 1 run, Full and on the pads, clipped away past backward square leg for one.

  • 7:52 PM IST

    17.2 Luke Jongwe to Darwish Rasooli, out, OUT! BOWLED’EM! Gem of a slower delivery from Luke Jongwe and he has broken the stand. This is just pitched up a bit and it’s the off cutter. The ball comes in off the surface as Darwish Rasooli swings hard across the line. Rasooli gets undone by the lack of pace and the ball goes on to crash into the off pole. Could this be the wicket that turns the tide? 26 needed off 16 balls.

  • 7:52 PM IST

    Mohammad Nabi is the new man in.

  • 7:52 PM IST

    17.2 Luke Jongwe to Darwish Rasooli, wide, 1 run, WIDE! A slower ball, bowled into the deck but spilled beyond the tramline outside off. Wide called.

  • 7:50 PM IST

    17.1 Luke Jongwe to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Full and on off stump, this is hammered towards wide long on for just a single. Zadran wanted two but Darwish Rasooli is a bit too slow.

  • 7:49 PM IST

    Luke Jongwe is back into the attack.

  • 7:48 PM IST

    16.6 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Full and around off, this is drilled down to long off for one. Najibullah Zadran will keep the strike for the next over and now 28 runs are required off 18 balls.

  • 7:47 PM IST

    16.5 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, 4 runs, Would you believe it? The batters have run four! Slower delivery, on a length and on leg stump. Najibullah Zadran just punches it towards wide long on but Wesley Madhevere is just a bit casual and misses the ball completely. He has to run back and cut off the boundary but it doesn’t matter. Sloppy from Zimbabwe at a crucial stage.

  • 7:46 PM IST

    16.5 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Just not getting it right here Blessing Muzarabani. Full and wide, a bit too wide again though.

  • 7:46 PM IST

    16.5 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Attempted wide yorker but spilled beyond the tramline. Wide called.

  • 7:45 PM IST

    16.4 Blessing Muzarabani to Darwish Rasooli, 1 run, Length ball, angled into off. Darwish Rasooli hangs back and keeps it out on the off side for a quick single.

  • 7:44 PM IST

    16.3 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, 1 run, Nails the yorker on off stump, Zadran drills it towards long on for one.

  • 7:43 PM IST

    16.3 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, no ball, SIX, NO BALL AND SIX! Oh, my! How the tables keep on turning in this game! Slower one, pitched up and on middle. Najibullah Zadran has just smoked it a long way back over the bowler’s head for another monster hit. To add insult to injury, Blessing Muzarabani has overstepped and it will be a Free hit!

  • 7:42 PM IST

    16.2 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, SIX, SIX! WOW! Blessing Muzarabani bangs it in on a shorter length and over middle. Najibullah Zadran just lays into it and hits it a million miles high and long over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie.

  • 7:41 PM IST

    16.1 Blessing Muzarabani to Najibullah Zadran, FOUR, FOUR! Well struck! hard length and outside off, Najibullah Zadran holds still and muscles it over the wide mid off region for a boundary. 50 needed now off 23 balls.

  • 7:41 PM IST

    Blessing Muzarabani is back on.

  • 7:40 PM IST

    15.6 Sikandar Raza to Najibullah Zadran, leg byes, 1 run, Leg bye! Quicker one, on the pads. Zadran looks to flick but misses and gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls towards short fine leg as the batters pick up a leg bye.

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