Scotland were sent into a spin by Mujeeb magic as Afghanistan crushed Kyle Coetzer’s side by 130 runs in their first Super 12 in the T20 World Cup.
- Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman propelled them to victory over Scotland
- He took five wickets for the loss of just 20 runs in his four overs.
- Fellow spinner Rashid Khan was also impressed as Scotland were smashed in Sharjah
- This defeat has dashed Scotland in the T20 World Cup
Scotland were brought back down to earth in the T20 World Cup after succumbing to the spin of Mujeeb ur Rahman, who inspired Afghanistan With a crushing 130-run victory in Sharjah on Monday.
Kyle Coetzer’s side created a shock wave after beating sixth-placed Bangladesh to reach the Super 12.
But the Scots were beaten by Afghanistan in their first international match. Taliban took control of the country again.
Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman (right) helps his team to a big win against Scotland
The 20-year-old displayed match ball performance after taking a stunning five-wicket haul in Sharjah on Monday
Najibullah Zadran’s 59 off 34 balls took Afghanistan to a tournament high of 190 for four, then Mujeeb took center stage with three top-order wickets in an over.
Scotland rolled 28-0 to 38-6 as Kushal Mujeeb took five for 20 with career-best international figures.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 46 off 37, including four maximums, while Mujeeb’s fellow spinner Rashid Khan took four for nine in his 2.2 overs.
Fellow spinner Rashid Khan also impressed as Scotland were crushed by 130 runs