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Afghanistan beats Namibia at the ICC World League Championship

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Afghanistan beats Namibia at the ICC World League Championship

cricketThe Afghan national cricket team won its third contest against the Namibian national team at the ICC World League Championship held in Namibia on Sunday.

Namibia batted first and managed to put up a total of 194 runs in 46 overs. Namibia lost its top batting order quite early however because of the team failed to score above 200. Afghan bowler Hamid Hassan took four wickets while Hamza Hotak and Samiullah Shinwari took two wickets each.

The Afghan team batted strongly and managed to wrap up the match in 32 overs.

The win on Sunday was not the first time the Afghan team defeated Namibia. Previously, in a four day test match and a One Day International (ODI) match the Afghans had edged out their southwest African opponents.

The Afghan team will next be leaving for Singapore to participate in the Asian 50 Over Championship. The tournament is scheduled to begin from August 15th and will be participated in by teams from Singapore, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates.

Afghanistan is in third place on the World Cricket League Championship points table, with the Netherlands just above them.

Afghanistan will face Kenya in September to qualify for the 2015 World Cup. (Tolo News)

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