Afghanistan vs Scotland| T20 World Cup History and Highlights

Afghanistan vs Scotland| T20 World Cup History and Highlights
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Check Afghanistan vs Scotland T20 match scores, scorecard, and highlights. Here are all the details about Afghanistan vs Scotland ICC T20 World Cup history, stats, and matches. You can look over all the past and the upcoming T20 match between these two squads. Are you getting excited to glimpse highlights of the match between Afghanistan and Scotland?

Afghanistan has a starry history against Scotland in the shortest layout of the tournament. And Afghanistan stood unbeaten throughout these games. Afghanistan and Scotland confronted each other at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday 25th October 2021. 

Afghanistan vs Scotland | Previous T20 World Cup Matches


Afghanistan and Scotland teams have confronted each other in the T20 tournaments six times.  Meanwhile, Afghanistan is dominating Scotland in T20Is. Afghan team won the match every time. In the T20 World Cup, these two squads have confronted each other only once and Afghanistan won that game by 14 runs. Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Shahzad rendered an outstanding record against Scotland. He scored 309 runs in the matches.

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Afghanistan and Scotland met just once in T20 World Cups. That contest took place at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on 8 March 2016. Afghanistan bat first after attaining the toss and their players justified the determination. Mohammad Shahzad and skipper Asghar Afghan scored half-centuries as the Afghan side set 171/5 in the 20 overs.

Scooting the set target, Scotland took a flying onset with openers George Munsey and Kyle Koetzer. They played well and added 84 runs for the first wicket. Matt Machan also played a generous knock in the game. However, the inadequate performance of other players resulted in Scotland’s downfall. They scored 156/5, losing the game by 14 runs.

DateWinnersWon ByVenue
3 Mar 2013Afghanistan27 runsSharjah
4 Mar 2013Afghanistan7 wicketsSharjah
16 Nov 2013Afghanistan17 runsSharjah
12 Jul 2015Afghanistan37 runsEdinburgh
8 Mar 2016Afghanistan14 runsNagpur
T20Is: Afghanistan vs Scotland
DateWinnerWon ByVenue
8 Mar 2016Afghanistan14 runsNagpur
T20 World Cup: Afghanistan vs Scotland

Afghanistan vs Scotland ICC T20 World Cup 2021

ICC T20 world cup 2021 matches are proceeding. There was a match between Afghanistan and Scotland at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday 25th October 2021 at 7 PM. 


Afghanistan won the toss and bat first. Hazratullah Zazai and Mohammad Shahzad were the openers for Afghanistan. Bradley Wheal started the proceedings. The second over departed with 18 runs with two sixes and a four.

“We will bat first. The wicket is dry so we will try to put runs on the board and uphold it. The pitch looks good for batting and we will try to constrain them,” said Mohammad Nabi.

Afghanistan won the toss and opt to bat first.
Afghanistan won the toss and opt to bat first.

Zazai and Shahzad built an elegant partnership. The 4th over was also going the monetary way until Zazai had a big slash at the 5th ball and got a four. Afghanistan scored 30/0 after 4 overs. What an incredible six docked on the canopy! Zazai made this six and a four to follow. And another came after. Another precious over ended and the score was 46/0 after 5 overs.

Shahzad hit one and he was looking to hit another one but Greaves grabbed the catch. Afghanistan 55/1 after power play ends. Watt got Zazai’s big wicket. Afghanistan scored 82/2 after 9.5 overs. After losing their two openers the Afghanistan innings had slowed down a little bit. Zadran made a four at the last ball of the 12th over. The score was 98/2 after 12 overs. The match proceeded and the batsmen played well. Afghanistan set a target of 191 scores for Scotland in the Super 12 fixture of the ongoing T20 World Cup.

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Afghanistan team; Afghanistan vs Scotland


The openers for Scotland were George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer. Munsey hit a six and a four in the first over. Scotland scored 19/0 in 2.1 overs. The skipper, Kyle Coetzer departed after a good performance. And the score was 28/1 in 3.2 overs. Another wicket. Calum MacLeod also departed by Mujeeb at 28 scores and 3.3 overs. Mujeeb took 3 wickets in one over. Scotland 30/3 in 4.2 overs. Naveen-ul-Haq to Matthew Cross, OUT! Mohammad Shahzad took an acrobatic catch behind the stubs and another Scottish player walked out on his very first ball. Scotland 30/4 in 4.4 overs.

George Munsey released a six. George Munsey also departed from the ground. Half of the Scotland team was back and that created pressure. And then Rashid Khan to Michael Leask, OUT. Scotland scored 38/6 in 6.6 overs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman took another wicket and Mark Watt was out. What an incredible player Mujeeb Ur Rehman! The score was 45/7 in 7.5 overs. Chris Greaves made a four in the 9th over and the score increased to 51/7. Another out, Rashid Khan took a wicket and Chris Greaves was also departed at 53/8 in 8.5 overs. Scotland eyed at a massive defeat. Karim Janat added scores by running.

Scotland  60/8 in the first innings with two wickets remaining, while 191 was the target to win the match. Rashid Khan picked up another wicket and Josh Davy was out. What a brutal performance by the Afghans! Rashid Khan got the 10th wicket off Brad Wheal departed. Scotland 60/10 in 10.2 overs. Afghanistan won the game by a tremendous margin. Afghanistan won the match by 130 runs. Mujeeb is the first bowler to grab four wickets in the Powerplay in T20 World Cup. Stay tuned with the NaeTaze website for the latest upcoming T20 World Cup matches. 


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