World Twenty20: Afghanistan notches upset win over West Indies

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Najibullah Zadran guided Afghanistan to 123-7 against West Indies in a World Twenty20 Super 10 stage match on Sunday after leg-spinner Samuel Badree decimated their top order in Nagpur.

Windies skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field and Badree took three wickets for 14 runs in a devastating opening spell to leave Afghanistan struggling on 52 for four in the 10th over, before Najibullah steadied the ship with an unbeaten 48 off 40 balls, including four fours and a six.

Badree bowled opener Usman Ghani with the batsman on four before breaking the partnership between Mohammad Shazad and Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai, with added 25 runs for the second wicket.

Shahzad was caught by Sulieman Benn on 24 and Stanikzai by Dwayne Bravo at long-on for 16 immediately after hitting the only six of his innings.

Benn, Sammy and Andre Russell took four wickets between them as West Indies put on a disciplined performance with the ball, conceding three extras in the entire innings.

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