|First Twenty20 international, Sharjah:|
|Afghanistan 132-7 (20 overs) beat Scotland 105-6 (20 overs) by 27 runs|
Scotland have lost the opening Twenty20 match of a series against Afghanistan in Sharjah by 27 runs.
The Afghans batted first and posted a total of 132-7, with Matt Machan collecting three wickets for the Scots.
Scotland could only manage 105-6 in reply, Machan topscoring with an unbeaten 42, with the Scots only managing a run rate of 5.25.
The Scots face Afghanistan in the second Twenty20 match of the tour on Monday, again in Sharjah.