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Twenty20: Asia beat Africa by 6 wkts

Asia XI register a convincing six-wicket win over Africa XI in a men's Twenty20 match in the Afro-Asian Cup in Bangalore.

cricket Updated: Jun 06, 2007 04:00 IST
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Asia XI registered a convincing six-wicket win over Africa XI in a men's Twenty20 match in the Afro-Asian Cup in Bangalore on Tuesday.

Chasing a target of 110 runs set by the African team, Asia romped home in 15.5 overs with Tamim Iqbal scoring 30 and Tillekeratne Dilshan remaining unbeaten on 47.

Scoreboard:

Africa XI vs Asia XI, Twenty20, M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, June 5

Africa XI:
Loots Bosman c Kamran Akmal b Sreesanth 52
Goolam Bodi c Afridi b Sreesanth 12
Morris Ouma c Akmal b Mortaza 4
Tanmay Mishra c Razzak b Mortaza 6
Alex Obanda run out (Shoaib Malik/Abdur Razzak) 1
Keith Dabengwa c Akmal b Maharoof 2
Nehemiah Odhiambo b Razzak 9
Morna Morkel not out 8
Thandi Tshabalala b Afridi 2
Tawanda Mupariwa not out 1
Extras: (b 1, lb 1, w 10) 12
Total: (for eight wickets in 20 overs) 109

Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Bodi, 4.5 overs), 2-30 (Ouma, 5.6), 3-40 (Mishra, 7.6), 4-43 (Obanda, 9.2), 5-51 (Dabengwa, 10.5), 6-65 (Odhiambo, 14.6), 7-101 (Bosman, 18.4), 8-107 (Tshabalala, 19.3)

Bowling:
Sreesanth 4-1-26-2 (4w)
Mashrafe Mortaza 4-1-17-2 (1w)
Farveez Maharoof 4-0-21-1 (2w)
Abdur Razzak 4-0-12-1
Shahid Afridi 4-0-31-1 (2w)

Asia XI:
Tamim Iqbal st Ouma b Tshabalala 30
Imran Nazir c Mupariwa b Odhiambo 8
Kamran Akmal c Ouma b Morkel 1
Mohammed Ashraful c Mupariwa b Odhiambo 1
Tillekeratne Dilshan not out 47
Shoaib Malik not out 14

Extras (lb 2, w 7): 9
Total: (for four wickets in 15.5 overs) 110

Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Nazir, 1.4 overs), 2-29 (Kamran Akmal, 4.3), 3-34 (Ashraful, 5.4), 4-61 (Tamim Iqbal, 9.5)

Bowling:
Morna Morkel 4-0-16-1 (2w)
Nehemiah Odhiambo 3-0-21-2 (2w)
Thandi Tshabalala 4-0-30-1
Tawanda Mupariwa 3-0-20-0 (1w)
Hiren Varaiya 1-0-9-0
Keith Dabengwa 0.5-0-12-0

Result: Asia XI won by six wickets
Umpires: AV Jayaprakash (India) and VN Kulkarni (India)
TV umpire: SK Tarapore (India)
Match referee: BK Sadashiva (India)