Scotland lose again to Afghanistan in Sharjah T20 match

Scotland batsman Calum MacLeod
Second Twenty20 international, Sharjah:
Afghanistan (140-3 17.3 overs) beat Scotland (139-7 20 overs) by seven wickets
Match scorecard

Afghanistan again proved too strong for Scotland, winning the second of their Twenty20 matches by seven wickets in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

Calum MacLeod, Matthew Machan and Moneeb Iqbal contributed 31, 39 and 31 runs respectively towards Scotland's opening tally of 139 from 20 overs.

But Afghanistan surpassed that target with the loss of only three wickets.

Mohammad Shehzad top-scored for the victors, with 46 runs, after Karim Sadiq had opened with 34 runs.