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Latest Cricket News – ICC World Cup 2019 AFGHANISTAN vs WEST INDIES: West Indies, who scored an impressive score from the useful contributions of top batsmen, made a spectacular comeback from the bowling of Carlos Brathwaite and Kemar Roach, to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs on Thursday to win their campaign in the 2019 World Cup. End up with Earlier, winning the toss, West Indies, batting first, scored a strong 311 for six. In response, the Afghanistan team were out for 288 runs in the allotted 50 overs.
Chris Gayle flopped in batting
All the batsmen contributed by leaving West Indies side Chris Gayle Shai Hope (77 off 92 balls), Evin Lewis (58 off 78 balls) and Nicholas Pooran (58 off 43 balls), in good form, scored half centuries, while captain Jason Holder made 45 and Shimron Hetmyer contributed 39 runs. . West Indies scored 111 runs in the last 10 overs.
Ikram-Rahmat’s partnership breaks West Indies back
Afghanistan’s team was looking at the win when 18-year-old Ikram Ali Khil (86 off 93 balls) and Rahmat Shah (82 off 78 balls) were playing, but the partnership of 133 runs for the second wicket between them After the West Indies made a great comeback, they won their second win in the tournament.
Windies fielding is bad
The West Indies could have won by big margins, but their fielding was very bad. Gayle will have to be appreciated. West Indies were in crisis when they took the ball. Gayle took a magnificent catch, got one wicket and helped run out. Brathwaite was the most successful bowler. He got four for 63 and Rohit took three for 37 runs.
Ikram Ali scored the first half-century in ODIs
In the one-dayer, his first half-century, Iqram was also rewarded with a lifting of 73 runs on a private yoke when wicketkeeper Hope dropped an easy chance of stumping on Gayle’s ball. Left-handed batsman Ikram was moving well on the hundred but (LBW) was out in an attempt to sweep Gayle’s ball. Interestingly, when Gayle made his ODI debut, Ikram was born a year later. In the innings, eight boundaries were included in the innings.
Afghanistan on the backfoot
Najibullah Zadran (31), run out of the same over, once looked at a better position, Afghanistan went back to backfoot. Kemar Roach did not allow Mohammad Nabi (two) to survive while Samiullah Shinwari (six) also returned to the pavilion early in an attempt to play long shots. Holder ensured the victory of his team by taking a spectacular catch on the border line of Asghar Afghan (40) Rashid Khan (Nine). Sayed Shirzad made 25 runs to reduce the margin of defeat
Windies get started
Gayle has not been able to give the Caribbean team a starting start earlier. He batted safely but got only seven runs in 18 balls and Dawlat Zadran caught the ball on the ball and caught behind the wicket. In this way, Gayle probably scored 242 runs in nine matches at an average of 30.25, including two half-centuries. After Gayle’s dismissals, Hope and Lewis added 88 runs for the second wicket to put the innings in hand. Hope also added 65 runs with Shimron Hetmyer. Louise, Hope and Hetmyer lost their wickets in an attempt to play long shots. Hope and Lewis equal six fours and two sixes, while Hetmyer put three fours and two sixes.
Running Holder Runs In Death Over Run
After this, Pooran and Holder took up the responsibility of making runs and raised runs in death overs. Both of them shared a 105-run partnership for the fifth wicket. Both of them returned to the pavilion in the last over. Holder made four sixes in his innings while in the innings of Pooran, there were six fours and a six. Brathwaite put a six and two fours in the last three balls and reached the score of 300 runs.
Dawlat Zadran scored 73 runs from two wickets for Afghanistan. Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Sayed Shirzad also took one wicket. Mujeeb Ur Rahman (52 not out) has started well but later he was ineffective.