England vs Afghanistan Live Score, Over 21 to 25 Latest Cricket Score, Updates
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24.6 overs (0 Run) Tossed up on off, Jonny defends it off the front foot. 7 runs have come from the over and 21 runs have come from the last two overs.
24.5 overs (4 Runs) FOUR! Nice shot. This is good batting from Bairstow. Short delivery on middle and leg, Bairstow pulls it through square leg for a boundary. The fielder in the deep had no chance.
24.4 overs (1 Run) Floated delivery on off, Root plays it towards point for a run.
24.3 overs (0 Run) Flighted delivery on off, Root punches it to point.
24.2 overs (1 Run) Full on middle, Bairstow drives it towards mid on for a single.
24.1 overs (1 Run) Tossed up delivery on leg, Root flicks it towards short fine leg where Mujeeb slips and misfields while collecting the ball. The batsmen cross ends.
23.6 overs (1 Run) Root now pushes it through mid off and gets to the other end. 14 from this over, Rashid has started of expensively. 23 has been taken off his 3 overs.
23.5 overs (1 Run) Goes shorter now on middle, Bairstow pushes it down to long on and takes one.
23.4 overs (6 Runs) SIX! That is huge! Once again a good ball is followed up by a poor one. Very full, a half volley on middle. Bairstow whips it this time, takes the aerial route and clears the mid-wicket fence with ease.
23.3 overs (2 Runs) Good comeback! The leg spinner and the length is perfect, the line too is around off. JB now defends inside the line, the ball goes off the outer half towards third man for two.
23.2 overs (4 Runs) FOUR! Powered! Not a good follow-up delivery. This is very full so once again the spin is out of contention. Bairstow brings the slog sweep out and hits it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
23.1 overs (0 Run) OHHH! The googly on off, Jonny does not pick it. He ends up playing outside the line, the ball goes off the inside edge towards short fine leg.
Rashid Khan is back into the attack.
22.6 overs (1 Run) Another single down to long on, this time by Bairstow as he keeps strike.
22.5 overs (1 Run) Root now tales one as he hits it down to long on.
22.4 overs (0 Run) A little too straight, this is worked towards mid-wicket.
22.3 overs (1 Run) Works it with the turn through mid-wicket for one.
22.2 overs (0 Run) Floated up on off, this is hit to mid off.
22.1 overs (3 Runs) Well fielded! Not got a lot of opportunity to write that about the Afghanistan fielding today. Shorter and outside off, Root guides it past point. Noor Ali makes a lot of ground to his left in the deep, slides and pushes the ball back in. Saves a run for his side.
Mohammad Nabi is back into the attack.
21.6 overs (0 Run) Driven nicely but for no runs! Full and on off, this is firmly hit to mid off where the fielder fumbles but no runs conceded.
21.5 overs (2 Runs) Nicely played! On a length and around off, Jonny works it wide of long on and calls for two straightaway and the batters complete it.
21.4 overs (0 Run) Played to mid-wicket region by the batsman.
21.3 overs (0 Run) On the stumps, this is worked towards mid-wicket. Root wanted a run but is sent back in time.
21.2 overs (1 Run) Very full on middle, this is hit down to long on for one.
21.1 overs (0 Run) Back of a length on off, Root stands tall and defends it onto the ground.
20.6 overs (0 Run) Floated delivery on off, Bairstow plays it to point.
20.5 overs (0 Run) Tossed up on off, Jonny guides it to third man.
20.4 overs (0 Run) Floated delivery on middle, Bairstow tucks it to mid-wicket.
20.3 overs (1 Run) On off, Root plays it towards covers for a run.
20.2 overs (0 Run) Flighted delivery on off, Joe defends it off the back foot.
20.1 overs (2 Runs) Tossed up on off, Root drives it through covers. The batsmen pick up a couple.