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Dawlatzai bowls Afghanistan into a strong position

Afghanistan bowlers dominate in match against Scotland

Dawlatzai bowls Afghanistan into a strong position - Cricket News
Izatullah Dawlatzai picked up 6 wickets for 57 runs.
Afghanistan took total control of its ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Scotland thanks to the bowlers.

On the opening day of the match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Scotland was shot out for 125 in 37.5 overs and in reply Afghanistan finished the day at 150 for four in 50 overs.

Earlier, asked to bat, Scotland lost wickets at regular intervals.

The only resistance was provided by Robert Taylor (48 not out).

For Afghanistan, Izatullah Dawlatzai (6-57) and Mirwais Ashraf (3-31) were the key wicket-takers.

In its reply, Afghanistan was well served by Shabir Noori (33) and Asghar Stanikzai (41).

Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad (30 not out) held the innings together as stumps were drawn for the day.

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