Seven sixes in seven balls: Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran go bonkers vs Zimbabwe

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India Today

Author 2019-09-15 00:18:00

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Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe by 28 runs in 2nd match of the tri-series (@ACBofficials)

In a time when almost every cricket fan is obsessed with the ongoing Ashes series and is going gaga over Steve Smith, the Afghanistan Team forced the sporting world to divert its attention to the tri-nation series in Dhaka.

The second match of the tri-nation series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe was going dull until Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran infused colours into it when they smashes seven sixes in seven balls to once again prove why Afghanistan are the most exciting teams in the world.

After put in to bat, Afghanistan were 123 for 4 in 16 overs, Nabi and Zadran added 42 runs in 7 balls to help their side post 198-run target for Zimbabwe.

Mohammad Nabi, who recently retired from Test cricket, hit the first six of the thread on third delivery of the 17th over bowled by Tendai Chatara. The Afghanistan all-rounder then smashed fast bowler for 3 more successive sixes to give the strike to Zadran.

Taking the cue from Nabi, Zadran also went hammer and tongs as he muscled three more sixes in the next over off Neville Madziva turn the course of the match and take Afghanistan to a competitive total.

In the tri-nation series between that also includes Bangladesh, Zimbabwe were handed their second defeat of the series. Afghanistan won the second match by 28 runs to register their 8th successive win against Zimbabwe in T20Is. In the series opener Bangladesh stun Zimbabwe to register 3-wicket victory over the visitors.

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