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Afghanistan bags U-16 Elite Cup Championship

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Afghanistan national cricket U16 team brings home the ACC U16 Elite Cup by winning the last match played against Hong Kong U16 cricket team. On the last day of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 championship in Quwait, Afghanistan U16 team won the toss and elected to bat first. The team scored 217 runs from 45 overs with the loss of 7 wickets. Mohammad Sabir scored 55 runs.

With Afghanistan U16 team’s aggressive fielding, Hong Kong went all-out in merely 64 runs in the 25th over. Man of the match Abdul Wasey made immense contribution to team’s victory by taking five wickets.

Afghanistan Cricket Board’s CEO Dr. Noor Mohammad Murad congratulated the U16 team players and said, “The players have brought home the glory which Afghanistan deserved for a long time. They won all the matches of the championship very skillfully. I congratulate the players with all my heart.”

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