AFG vs SL, AFG Won by 7 wkts, Cricbuzz Live Score, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

SL 241 (49.3)

AFG 242/3 (45.2)

Afghanistan won by 7 wkts

Fazalhaq Farooqi

Cricbuzzteam, AFG vs SL, Afghanistan had only won one game out of two World Cups before this, but now they’ve won three out of six games. If they win two more out of their remaining three, they have a good chance of reaching the semi-finals. In the past, their strong point was their bowling, but now their batting is doing well too. This shows they’ve worked hard to improve in all areas. Afghanistan’s success in international cricket should inspire other smaller cricketing nations to aim for greatness on the world stage.

Netherlands might also have some good stories to share. The World Cup competition has just become more interesting. It will be even tougher for the weaker teams. Pakistan plays against Bangladesh tomorrow, and the team that loses might be close to getting eliminated. Make sure to watch that match. we hope you enjoyed following this game.

AFG vs Sl: Captain’s Report

Hashmatullah Shahidi, the captain of Afghanistan, is delighted and proud of his team’s performance. He’s happy with how well they played in all three areas. Their previous game boosted their confidence, showing they can chase any target. The bowlers put on a highly professional display today. The coaching and management staff, especially Jonathan (Trott), have been working hard and instilling confidence in the team. As a captain, Shahidi aims to lead by example throughout the tournament. He praises Rashid Khan as the world’s best player and credits him for keeping the team lively. He thanks all Afghanistan supporters and Indian fans for their support.

Kusal Mendis, the Sri Lankan captain, believes they fell short with the bat. They needed around 300 or maybe 280 runs, but it didn’t happen. The bowlers performed well in the first 10 overs, but the dew made it challenging for the spinners. There was dew today, and the ball played nicely in the second innings. Mendis applauds Madushanka’s good performances in the first couple of games and hopes he continues his good form.”

Afghanistan wins in ODI World Cups
Beat Scotland by 1 wicket, Dunedin, 2015
Beat England by 69 runs, Delhi, 2023
Beat Pakistan by 8 wickets, Chennai, 2023
Beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, Pune, today*

AFG vs SL in ODI World Cups
2015 – Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
2019 – Sri Lanka won by 34 runs
2023 – Afghanistan won by 7 wickets*

Most matches lost by a team in World Cups
43 – Sri Lanka*
42 – Zimbabwe
37 – England
36 – Pakistan
35 – New Zealand
35 – West Indies

Highest stands for Afghanistan in World Cups (any wicket)
133 – Ikram Alikhil & Rahmat Shah vs WI, Leeds, 2019 (2nd)
130 – Ibrahim Zadran & R Gurbaz v PAK, Chennai, 2023 (1st)
121 – Azmatullah Omarzai & H Shahidi vs IND, Delhi, 2023 (4th)
114 – Ibrahim Zadran & Rahmanullah Gurbaz v ENG, Delhi, 2023 (1st)
111* – Azmatullah Omarzai & H Shahidi vs SL, Pune, today (4th)*

Highest scores from No.5 or below for Afghanistan in World Cups
73* – Azmatullah Omarzai vs SL, Pune, today*
62 – Azmatullah Omarzai vs IND, Delhi, 2023
58 – Ikram Alikhil vs ENG, Delhi, 2023

Most 50-plus scores without a hundred in ODIs
42 – Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK)
25 – Andrew Jones (NZ)
21 – Graham Thorpe (ENG)
18 – Hashmatullah Shahidi*
17 – Kim Hughes (AUS)

This is the first time Afghanistan won back-to-back matches in the ODI World Cups.

Afghanistan in the World Cup
First 17 matches – 1 Win
Last 4 matches – 3 Wins

Fazalhaq Farooqi, the Player of the Match, expressed his gratitude to the Almighty. He’s thrilled about our team’s three wins in the tournament and is happy to have played a part in the team’s victory. Even though he couldn’t find much swing with the new ball, he focused on keeping it straightforward, hitting the right spots, and avoiding giving away boundaries, which led to his success. In the past, we had given away too many runs in the final overs of our matches, but we worked hard in practice, aiming for accuracy and experimenting with different bowling techniques. This hard work paid off in today’s match.”

Also Check – AFG vs Sl, Afghanistan Secures Dominant Victory Over Sri Lanka in Cricket World Cup 2023

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