Fox Sports Australia – And while Watson may or may not have been unnerved by the eerie history of Australia’s team hotel, Lumley Castle, the spook factor of Afghanistan’s one-day series with Zimbabwe comes from a purely statistical standpoint.

Summary

  • And while Watson may or may not have been unnerved by the eerie history of Australia’s team hotel, Lumley Castle, the spook factor of Afghanistan’s one-day series with Zimbabwe comes from a purely statistical standpoint.
  • In the opening fixture, Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat — piling on 5-333 before wiping the visitors for 179 to secure a 154-run victory.
  • Speaking of whom, the leg-spin sensation took five wickets as Afghanistan cruised to the six-wicket win at Sharjah.
  • The Afghans now lead the series 2-1 with two matches remaining, as the teams warm up for the 2019 World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe next month.
  • Rahmat Shah and Nasir Jamal both struck half-centuries in Afghanistan’s reply as they wrapped up victory with 22.3 overs remaining.


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