17th Match, Pool A: Afghanistan v Scotland at Dunedin, Feb 26, 2015

Samiullah Shenwari held firm, scoring 96 off 147 balls (and  struck three sixes in the 47th over to change the game) to steer Afghanistan to a tense win – their first in World Cups, ICC Cricket World Cup, 17th Match, Pool A: Afghanistan v Scotland at Dunedin, Feb 26, 2015

Hours of play (local time) 11.00 start, First Session 11.00-14.30 Interval 14.30-15.15, Second Session 15.15-18.45
Samiullah Shenwari held firm, scoring 96 off 147 balls to steer Afghanistan to a tense win - their first in World Cups © AFP

Samiullah Shenwari held firm, scoring 96 off 147 balls to steer Afghanistan to a tense win – their first in World Cups © AFP

Samiullah Shenwari struck three sixes in the 47th over to change the game, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015 ©ICC

Samiullah Shenwari struck three sixes in the 47th over to change the game, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015 ©ICC

Hamid Hassan remained unbeaten on 15 from 39 deliveries, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Hamid Hassan remained unbeaten on 15 from 39 deliveries, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Hamid Hassan and Samiullah Shenwari added 60 runs for the ninth wicket, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Hamid Hassan and Samiullah Shenwari added 60 runs for the ninth wicket, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Shapoor Zadran reacts after hitting the winnings runs, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Shapoor Zadran reacts after hitting the winnings runs, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Javed Ahmadi got Afghanistan's chase off to a brisk start, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Javed Ahmadi got Afghanistan’s chase off to a brisk start, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Alasdair Evans is delighted after having Asghar Stanikzai caught behind, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

Alasdair Evans is delighted after having Asghar Stanikzai caught behind, Afghanistan v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 26, 2015

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