Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

6th over: Afghanistan 33-0 (Hazratullah 18, Noor Ali 15) Boult tries a wide yorker to Noor, who reaches it on the full and straight-drives, again, for four. You may reach for the sky, he’s telling Hazrat, but I’ll keep my feats on the ground.

5th over: Afghanistan 27-0 (Hazratullah 17, Noor Ali 10) A lovely straight drive from Noor, and then the Afghanis throw classicism to the wind. Hazrat sends a skyer to deep midwicket, where two fielders converge without getting a hand on it. Then he hits the ball even higher, and three men pile in, including de Grandhomme, who drops it.

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