/Pakistan vs Afghanistan Live Score, World Cup 2019: Pakistan In Spot Of Bother As Rashid Khan Removes Haris Sohail

Pakistan vs Afghanistan Live Score, World Cup 2019: Pakistan In Spot Of Bother As Rashid Khan Removes Haris Sohail

Pakistan vs Afghanistan Live Score, World Cup 2019: Afghanistan On Top As Pakistan Lose 6th Wicket In Chase

PAK vs AFG Live Score: Mujeeb Ur Rahman took two important wickets for Afghanistan. © AFP

Afghanistan off-spinner Mohammad Nabi took two quick wickets to slow Pakistan’s progress in the World Cup match at Headingley on Saturday. A third straight victory for Pakistan would see them leapfrog England and move into fourth place in the 10-team table after a poor start to the tournament. Afghanistan managed 227 for nine in their 50 overs and Pakistan, who have never lost a one-day international to their neighbours, were cruising at 72-1 in reply. But Nabi struck with the last ball of the 16th over when he lured Imam-ul-Haq from the crease and had the left-hander stumped by Ikram Alikhil for 36. In his next over he bowled Pakistan’s in-form Babar Azam, who departed after scoring an attractive 51-ball 45. Babar and Imam had steadied the ship after Pakistan lost opener Fakhar Zaman for a duck off the second ball of the innings, trapped leg-before by spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman. (LIVE SCORECARD)

World Cup 2019 Match Today, Live Score Updates Between Pakistan vs Afghanistan, Straight from Headingley, Leeds.

  • Afghanistan on a roll!

    Another huge wicket for Afghanistan as Sarfaraz Ahmed is run out for 18 | PAK 156/6 in 39 overs

  • FOUR!

    Imad breaks the shackles with a much-needed boundary. First boundary for Pakistan in 10 overs | PAK 154/5 in 38 overs

  • Rashid strikes!

    Rashid has his first wicket as Haris Sohail is dismissed for 27 | PAK 142/5 in 35 overs;

  • Sarfaraz dropped!

    Shinwari puts down a caught and bowled chance to dismiss Sarfaraz Ahmed.

  • Pakistan 4 down!

    Mujeeb strikes again as Hafeez departs for 19 | PAK 121/4 in 29.1 overs

  • Big let-off for Pakistan!

    There was a big appeal from Afghanistan players for a caught behind against Hafeez but umpire Nigel Llong turned it down. Replays show a spike in the snickometer. That wasted review is already proving costly.

  • FOUR!

    Short and wide from Gulbadin Naib and Haris Sohail helps himself to his second boundary.

  • Hafeez breaks the shackles!

    Hafeez brings up Pakistan’s 100 with a boundary in the 25th over. Much-needed shot that from the right-hander. Pakistan were really getting bogged down.

  • Nabi spinning a web!

    Haris Sohail beaten all ends up by a brilliant delivery from Nabi. So nearly had his 3rd wicket | PAK 96/3 in 24 overs.

  • Trial by spin for Pakistan!

    It’s all spin from Afghanistan as Samiullah Shinwari comes into the attack.

  • Pakistan under pressure!

    Afghanistan putting the squeeze on with some tight overs. Hafeez and Sohail have been very watchful. Pakistan 91/3 in 22 overs.

  • Nabi does it again!

    Clean bowled! What a blow from Nabi as Babar departs 45. PAK 81/3 in 17.2 overs.

  • Lucky Babar!

    Babar gets away with another edge and again it runs away to the boundary. Rashid doesn’t looked to chuffed | PAK 81/2 in 17 overs

  • Nabi strikes!

    Afghanistan have their wicket as Nabi has sent Imam packing for 36, easily stumped by Ikram Ali. PAK 72/2 in 16 overs.

  • LBW shout turned down!

    Big appeal from Rashid and co. for a LBW against Imam but the umpire turns it down. Afghanistan have no reviews remaining.

  • FOUR!

    Too short from Rashid and Babar smacks it away.

  • Slow but steady!

    Afghanistan have pulled things back after the powerplay but wickets the need of the hour. If Pakistan bat out the 50 overs, they should easily win. Afghanistan need a breakthrough, sooner rather than later. PAK 64/1 in 15 overs.

  • Good over from Nabi!

    Just two runs from the Nabi over. Good stuff from the off-spinner! PAK 54/1 in 12 overs

  • 50 up for Pakistan!

    Fifty up Pakistan as well as a 50-run stand between Babar and Imam.

  • 10 overs up!

    Good recovery from Pakistan. Babar and Imam have played smartly after the early loss. Afghanistan, on the other hand, have thrown away a dream start with some strange decisions. PAK 49/1 in 10 overs

  • FOUR!

    Another edge that runs away to the boundary. No slips for Imam! After a good start, Afghanistan are starting to get things wrong.

  • Afghanistan lose their review!

    Babar survives DRS call! Impact clearly outside off-stump. Afghanistan have thrown away their review. This could come and bite them later!

  • 5 overs up!

    Babar and Imam have done well after the early loss of Fakhar Zaman. They have punished the loose balls on offer. PAK 30/1 in 5 overs.

  • FOUR!

    2nd boundary of the over for Babar Azam as Hamid Hassan strays onto his pads.

  • FOUR!

    Streaky boundary for Babar Azam. Hamid Hassan gets the edge but the ball runs away to the third-man boundary.

  • FOUR!

    Mujeeb strays onto the pads and Imam helps himself to his second boundary. PAK 17/1 in 3 overs

  • FOUR!

    Imam off the mark with a fine pull shot.

  • WICKET!

    Mujeeb strikes in the 1st over. Fakhar Zaman dismissed for a duck | PAK 0/1 in 0.2 overs. What a start for Mujeeb and Afghanistan. The umpire had given him out LBW but Fakhar reviewed the decision but replays showed there was no bat. Pakistan lose their review!

  • Chase begins!

    Pakistan openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-ul-Haq are out in the middle. Mujeeb to start the proceedings for Afghanistan.

  • Pakistan need 228 to win!

    Fine performance from Shaheen to restrict Afghanistan. Asghar Afghan and Najibullah Zadran top-scored for Afghanistan. Now, they need the likes of Rashid Khan to get the job done with the ball.

  • Double to finish!

    Mujeeb takes a double of the final ball as Afghanistan finish with 227 for nine in 50 overs.

  • FOUR!

    Mujeeb does get some bat, be it an edge, but Afghanistan will take it anyway.

  • Three dot balls!

    Mujeeb can’t get bat to ball. Shinwari at the other end is frustrated.

  • Shaheen shining!

    What a performance this has been from the 19-year-old!

  • Afghanistan 9 down!

    Wahab Riaz cleans up Hamid Hassan with an exceptional yorker | AFG 219/9 in 48.2 overs. Can Afganistan bat out their full quota of overs?

  • 2 overs remain!

    Afghanistan have two overs remaining to get as many as they can.

  • WICKET!

    Shaheen Afridi with a brilliant slower ball completely deceives Rashid (8) | AFG 210/8 in 46.4 overs.

  • FOUR!

    A mini-helicopter shot from Rashid Khan. What a shot! AFG 208/7 in 46 overs

  • WICKET!

    The very next ball Najibullah Zadran has been dismissed for 42. Shaheen picks up his 3rd wicket. AFG 202/7 in 44.4 overs

  • FOUR!

    Uppish drive from Najibullah as Afghanistan cross the 200-run mark.

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