AFG vs ZIM 1st Test Live Score: Afghanistan lose two early wickets, Zimbabwe ahead– Follow Live Updates: Afghanistan are in serious trouble here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. They have lost Abdul Malik (duck) and Rahmat Shah (2) in the first few overs. Blessing Muzarbani took both the wickets.
After more than a year Afghanistan and Zimbabwe are playing their first test match starting today in UAE. Afghanistan have won the toss and opted to bat first.
Here are the LIVE updates:
11:54: Ibrahim Zadram (17*) steadies Afghanistan.
11:25 am: Muzarbani picks another wicket, Rahmat Shah departs for 6.
11:13 am: Zimbabwe draw first blood, Abdul Malik bowled for duck
11:01 am: Rashid Khan will sit out of the match with a finger injury
11 am: Afghanistan have won the toss and have opted to bat
Great Opportunity for Afghanistan & Zimbabwe to play Test Match Series
– First Test Match for both teams since last 13 months
– Zimbabwe have only played five Tests since 2018,
– Afghanistan, who made their Test debut in 2018, have only featured in four five-day matches.
Where will AFG vs ZIM Test Series will be Live Streamed and Broadcasted?
India: FanCode (Live Streaming)
Pakistan: Geo Super/ PTV
UK/Europe: Free Sports
Rest of the World: Rabbithole YouTube Channel
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Live Broadcast: The 19-member Afghanistan Test squad includes as many as eight uncapped players: Bahir Shah Mohboob, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sayed Ahmed Shirzad, Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Shahidullah Kamal, Saleem Safi, and Zia Ur Rahman Akbar.
While the Sean Williams-led Zimbabwe has included four uncapped players in Wesley Madhevere, Richard Ngarava, Blessing Muzarabani, Brandon Mavuta, in their 15-member squad,
AFG vs ZIM Series Schedule:
The first Test will start from March 2 while the second Test will be played from March 10, followed by the three T20Is on March 17, 19, and 20, respectively. All five matches will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Full Squads
Test Squad: Asghar Afghan (C), Ibrahim Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Nasir Jamal, Abdul Malik, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Shahidullah Kamal, Bahir Shah Mohboob, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Fazal Haq Farooqi, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad, Saleem Safi, Wafadar Momand, Zia Ur Rahman Akbar, Yamin Ahmadzai.
Squad: Sean Williams (C), Ryan Burl, Sikandar Raza Butt, Regis Chakabva, Kevin Kasuza, Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Prince Masvaure, Brandon Mavuta, Tarisai Musakanda, Richmond Mutumbami, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Victor Nyauchi, Donald Tiripano