Shahid Afridi Bats with Imran Nazir against Kiwis

Boom Boom Shahid Afridi batted with opening batsman Imran Nazir against Black Caps at Sharjah Cricket Stadium and shattered the bowling line up of the fielding side. Both openers had taken on Kiwis bowlers from the very first over of the inning and made the chase very easy for green shirts. New Zealand cricket team survive from the defeat at all.

In chase of 267 runs, Shahid Afridi along with his opening partner Imran Nazir charged on the bowlers of New Zealand. The repute of green shirts in chasing target was not good at that time and Kiwis considered it a good total to achieve the victory. However the nature of pitch at Sharjah Cricket Stadium did not changed much and dew factor supported the batting side as well.

The attacking approach of opening batsmen ruined all the plans for Black Caps and none of the bowlers bowled with confident against batsmen. Boom Boom Afridi played a brilliant inning and scored century with the help of many boundaries and sixes. Green shirts achieved the target very easily and openers played a key role in run chase.

The attacking nature of both openers created many problems for Kiwis bowlers throughout the inning and they could not find their right line and length to bowl at them. There was no much help from the pitch and suited the batsmen. On the other hand dew played a vital role in the run chase for green shirts while Black Caps faced so much difficulties while fielding.

The brilliant century of Boom Boom Shahid Afridi and opening partnership with Imran Nazir helped green shirts to achieve the victory over strong looking New Zealand cricket team. Kiwis played quite well in the first inning but later on Boom Boom ruined their all plans and out class their bowlers with his aggressive shots all over the park at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.


Boom Boom in Action

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