The Afghanistan Cricket team has defeated Scotland in a T20 match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Afghanistan won the match by 27 runs.
This was the first match of the 2-match T20 series. With this victory, Afghanistan has got up in the series by 1-0.
The Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and elected to bat first. The start of the Afghanistan innings was very poor. Both the opening batsmen were dismissed cheaply and at one point of time, the score of Afghanistan was 5 for the loss of 2 wickets.