With Afghanistan’s victory over Zimbabwe on Friday, captain Afghan Asghar has now matched the record of former Indian captain MS Dhoni, most of the T20Is ’wins.
India led by MS Dhoni to 41 wins in T20Is, the record is now paralleled by Afghan Asghar. However, Afghan achieved this action in 51 games, and for Dhoni it was 72 games. Afghanistan’s winning percentage in T20Is is below Afghan Asghar at 81.37 – better than Dhoni’s level, Eoin Morgan, Virat Kohli, and Daren Sammy. The 33-year-old also holds the record for being a side captain in most T20 internationals, which is 46 matches.
Afghanistan lead a 2-0 series over Zimbabwe with the third rubber on Saturday
With another one-sided victory on Friday over Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan’s Asghar team have captured the league leading a 2-0 lead that will not be achieved with Saturday’s remaining game.
Fifty from Karim Janat, and Mohammad Nabi’s overall performance – 40 off 15 balls and 2/20 – helped Afghanistan win the second game of the series, after winning the first game on Wednesday courtesy of a thunderous blow of 87 runs from 45 balls from wicketkeeper Rahmanullah Gurbaz. Skipper Asghar Afghan also defeated 55 runs off 38 deliveries in the first T20I.
However, excellent foot-spinning Rashid Khan he usually plays a famous role – but now expected by his standards – in the influence of Afghanistan. In the first game, he scored his 4 hits on a trot, all in the second half, and picked up three wickets.
In the next T20I, the foot spinner had an interesting battle with midfielder Ryan Burl, who beat Rashid for three sixes in two hits before the bowler was taken off the attack. However, as competitive as ever, Rashid returned in his third without dismissing Burl, getting the final laugh, but picked up two more wickets in the same to finish. on the game.
Considering the victory in this series against Zimbabwe, Afghanistan have now won 10 out of 12 T20I series and are looking strong to make a slight increase in the Cup World T20 later this year.
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