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Patna : Opting to bat after winning the toss, Afghanistan scored a modest 147/6 in 20 overs against Pakistan in a Group 2 match of ICC T20 World Cup at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, UAE, on October 29, 2021, night, as Gulbadin Naib and captain Mohammad Nabi added 71 runs in 45 balls in their unbroken partnership for the 7th wicket.

Gulbadin Naib remained unbeaten on 35 in 25 balls hitting 4 fours and 1 six while Nabi remained not out on 35 in 32 balls with 5 fours. Pakistan conceded 43 runs in last three overs including 21 by fast medium bowler Hasan Ali in 18th over. Najibullah Zadran scored 22 runs. Afghanistan were reduced to 76/6 after 12.5 overs.

Opener Hazratullah Zazai fell to spinner Imad Wasim for zero while his opening partner Mohd Shahzad (wk) fell to fast bowler Shaheen Afridi for 8 making it 13/2. Ashghar Afghan fell to fast bowler Haris Rauf for 10 and it was 33/3.