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Rashid’s 11 wickets help Afghanistan level series against Zimbabwe

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Rashid’s 11 wickets help Afghanistan level series against Zimbabwe

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan picked up his 2d 10-wicket haul in test cricket to help his aspect beat Zimbabwe by six wickets for a series-levelling shield within the 2d test in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Afghanistan, who played their first test against India in 2018, chased down a target of 108 against the African nation within the closing session of the match to sq. the 2-match series at 1-1.

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The 22-365 days-extinct Rashid, who had taken 11 wickets against Bangladesh in 2019, picked up 7-137 within the 2d innings against Zimbabwe for a match haul of 11-325.

Taking half of their sixth test match, the Afghans posted 545-4, their very top ever total, before captain Asghar Afghan declared their first innings.

That turn into as soon as constructed on the first double hundred by an Afghanistan player when Hashmatullah Shahidi scored 200 no longer out. The skipper made 164.

The Asian aspect seemed headed for snappily revenge for dropping interior two days within the gap test when they pushed aside Zimbabwe for 287 within the first innings and diminished them to 142-7 within the 2d after imposing the apply-on.

However Zimbabwe captain Sean Williams, who remained unbeaten on 151, and Donald Tiripano confirmed wrestle with the draw to add 187 for the eighth wicket and help Zimbabwe steer some distance from an innings defeat.

Rashid broke the resistance alongside with his sixth wicket of the innings and he denied Tiripano a maiden test hundred when he trapped him lbw for 95 at the moment before the lunch smash.

Rashid furthermore removed amount 11 batsman Victor Nyauchi, before he had scored, as Zimbabwe had been pushed aside for 365 of their 2d innings. 

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Rashid’s 11 wickets help Afghanistan level series against Zimbabwe