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PublishDate: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 09:53

Afghanistan clinch ODI series against Netherlands 3-0

Afghanistan sealed a series whitewash of the Netherlands on Tuesday when they beat the Dutch team by 75 runs in the third one-day international in Doha, boosting their 2023 World Cup qualifying bid.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The 75-run victory was Afghanistan’s sixth win from as many matches and moves them up to fifth in the 13-team 2023 Super League table.

The top eight nations will earn automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup in . Afghanistan has played in each of the last two ODI World Cups.

Najibullah Zadran (71) and debutant Riaz Hassan (50) scored half-centuries while the spinners shared 6 wickets between them to help Afghanistan complete the clean sweep (3-0) of the series and maintain a 100% record in the ICC Super League.

Afghanistan opted to bat first going with four changes from the last game including three debutants.

The right-hand top-order batter Riaz Hassan, right-arm leg-spin bowling all-rounder and the left-arm fast bowler Fazal Haque Farooqi were the three youngsters that made their debuts respectively.

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