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West Indies vs Afghanistan: Afghanistan can do much better against big nations, says coach Inzamam-ul-Haq

Afghanistan scored 123-7 and spinners restricted West Indies to 117-8 for a six-run victory, claiming their maiden victory.

By: AP | Nagpur | Updated: March 27, 2016 9:47:00 pm
Afg v Zim ICC Wt20 match in Nagpur Inzamam-ul-Haq says victory over West Indies is the signal that Afghanistan can do much better. (Source: PTI)

Afghanistan coach Inzamam-ul-Haq believes Sunday’s win against World Twenty20 title contenders West Indies could lead to his team to competing against test-playing nations more often. (STATS || POINTS TABLE || FIXTURES)

Inzamam, the celebrated former Pakistan captain, says victory over West Indies is “the signal that this team can do much better if it gets more opportunities against big nations.”

Afghanistan scored 123-7 and their spinners restricted the West Indies to 117-8 for a six-run victory, handing the Group 1 leaders their first defeat in four matches.

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Afghanistan qualified for the Super 10 after beating Scotland, Hong Kong and Zimbabwe _ all on the same turning wickets at Nagpur. The team bowed out of the tournament with solitary victory, but not without giving Sri Lanka, England and South Africa a tough time.

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