Pakistan defeats Afghanistan, hopes for the semi-final
In an important group match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Afghanistan (Afghanistan cricket team) won the toss against Pakistan (Pakistan cricket team), batting first, at the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs Having scored 227 runs, Pakistan scored 228 for victory. Pakistan kept their hopes of going to the semi-final by defeating Afghanistan by three wickets in a very exciting match. Now Pakistan has moved up to fourth place in eight matches with nine wins, three losses, and a draw, and this was the eighth defeat of Afghanistan in the World Cup. He has not won a single match yet. Imad Wasim won the Man of the Match award.
Afghani bowlers had put Pakistan in trouble
Afghanistan’s bowlers today bowled exceptionally well and Pakistan’s batsmen did not play it openly. In the same over, Mujib ur Rehman broke Pakistan’s start by getting out of the spin. After this, Imam ul Haq (36) and Babar Azam (45) tried to handle the team, but after the framers, both of the batsmen got out and returned to the pavilion. After Mohammad Hafeez (19), Haris Sohail (27) and captain Sarfaraz Ahmed (18) also could not play big innings, but Imad Wasim (49 not out) kept one end and finally won the match with Wahab Riaz. Gave it However, with one run, he could not complete his half-century. He put five fours in his 54-ball innings. The special thing about this match is that no team has scored a half-century.
From Afghanistan, his spinner Mujibur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan bowled superbly, but the fast bowler could not support their spinners. Mujib and Mohammad Nabi took two wickets each, then Rashid Khan got one wicket. Two Pakistan batsmen were run out.
No Afghan batsmen could play big innings
Afghanistan’s first batting decision has not been proved right. He lost two wickets at 27 runs. Rahmat Shah (35) who did not stand too long. When the team score was 57, they also returned to the pavilion. Ekram Ali Ghulam (24) and Asghar Afghans (42) also lost their wickets after being frozen. After this, Mohammad Nabi (16), Najibullah Jadran (42) and Sameeulah Shenwari (19) provided useful contributions to Afghanistan’s respectable score.
Pakistan bowlers bowled brilliantly Shahid Afridi took 4/48 in 10 overs while Imad Wasim and Wahab Riaz got two wickets each. One wicket went into the account of Shadab Khan.