Commentry

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That is all from this match today. West Indies would be delighted after leveling the series but they need to show a lot more intent. Afghanistan will have to be a little cautious with their approach especially with a good bowling line-up as it can restrict the opposition. The third and final ODI of the series will be played at the same venue on June 14th at 1430 local and 1830 GMT. Till then, goodbye and take care.

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Man of the Match, Shai Hope says he had to capitalize on the bad balls. Admits Rashid Khan is a decent bowler and they have to play him carefully. Reckons as a batsman you only have to score runs for the team.

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West Indies skipper, Jason Holder says it feels good to get over the line. Appreciates his bowlers to get Afghanistan all out for 135. Admits they have to be careful about their shot selection. Reckons they have played against Rashid Khan twice and have to find a way to play him out. Finishes by saying he is happy to level the series after winning today's game.

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Afghanistan skipper, Asghar Stanikzai says they won a good toss but were bundled out for a low total. Feels anything around 200 would have been difficult for the opposition. Admits the final game is a do-or-die game and they will do it all to win it.

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Afghanistan, on the other hand, leaked too many runs at the start. However they bounced back superbly after the break led by Rashid Khan. The visitors should have brought him into the attack a lot earlier. He was the pick of the bowlers bagging 3 wickets. Gulbadin Naib gave good support with 2 wickets after making a brilliant 51 with the bat earlier. Join us for the presentation in a while.

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West Indies grind their way to a hard-earned win, making a meal of a modest target. They seemed to be in control of the run chase but were overcautious after they lost a few wickets upfront. Shai Hope made a pain-sticking 48 while the middle order crumbled around him. A win which the West Indies will saviour but not too sure about the manner in which they got it.

39.2
4

Dawlat Zadran to Jason Holder

FOUR! That's it, the captain hits the winning runs. Short ball on middle, Holder goes for the pull but gets a top edge over the keeper. The ball races down to the fine leg boundary. WEST INDIES WIN BY 4 WICKETS AND LEVEL THE SERIES.

39.1
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Dawlat Zadran to Shai Hope

Bowls it on the pads, Hope flicks it to fine leg for a run. Two needed now.

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DAWLAT ZADRAN comes back in to the attack.

38.6
1

Amir Hamza to Shai Hope

Outside off, tapped to the covers for one.

38.5
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Amir Hamza to Jason Holder

Tossed up wide outside off, Jason leans and drives it through the covers for a run.

38.4
0

Amir Hamza to Jason Holder

Around off, the arm ball, punched back to Amir.

38.3
1

Amir Hamza to Shai Hope

A bit flatter around off, punched down to long on for a single.

38.2
0

Amir Hamza to Shai Hope

In line of the stumps, punched back to the bowler.

38.1
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Amir Hamza to Shai Hope

Full and around off, watchfully defended.

37.6
1

Mohammad Nabi to Shai Hope

Full on middle, punched down to long on for a run.

37.5
0

Mohammad Nabi to Shai Hope

Around off, worked towards short mid-wicket.

37.4
1

Mohammad Nabi to Jason Holder

Outside off, punched past cover for a run.

37.3
0

Mohammad Nabi to Jason Holder

Tossed up outside off, Jason looks to drive but misses.

37.2
2

Mohammad Nabi to Jason Holder

Comes down the track and looks to go inside out but is not to the pitch of the ball. Skews it to deep cover. A couple taken.

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