Afghanistan beat Kuwait easily in their first match by eight wickets. Kuwait won the toss and elected to bowl first. Kuwait scored 104 runs losing their all wickets and set the target of 105 runs in 50 overs to Afghanistan. Muslim Musa was the top bowler dismissing 3 opponent players Karim Janta and Ziaurahman got 2 wickets each.
Afghanistan chased the target in 16th over by losing two wickets. Hazratullah Zazai was the top scorer with 47 runs. Muslim Musa was named man of the match for his brilliant performance with the bowl.
CEO Afghanistan Cricket Board, Shafiqullah congratulated the nation for the victory and showed his hope for teams better performance in the upcoming matches.
Chairman Afghanistan Cricket Board, Nasimullah also congratulates the nation for the great victory and named the victory the first towards championship in the games.