World Cup 2019 Updates IND vs AFG: Shami’s Hat-trick helps India win thriller

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World Cup 2019 Updates IND vs. AFG match was a thriller. Today’s Match, which was between India and Afg, was pretty easy for India. Because Afg remained an easy target for all teams in the world cup’s previous matches and this match too. But Southampton’s game was different. India won the toss and elected to bat first which resulted as a wrong decision by Indian caption.

Early Wicket made Path Easy for Afghanistan to restrict India to 225

From the start, the Indian top-order was not looking good and in the form. But then in the 5th over Najeeb bowled Rohit Sharma out when he was at 1. Then Indian wickets started falling on regular intervals, and Indian innings came to an end at 225 runs at loss of 8 wickets.

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Virat Kohli hitting Shot Source: India.com

Indian captain Virat Kohli was fortunate enough to score 67 runs and Kedar Jhadav too who scored 52 runs. Their contributions led India to a respectable total of 225 runs.

From Afghanistan’s bowling lineup this match resulted as a team effort. Gulbadin Naib and Mohammad Nabi were fortunate enough to get 2, two wickets each.

Lack of Experience let Afghanistan lose this match!

On the other hand, Afghans’ wickets started falling from the start. Their opening partnership was of only ten runs. This provided India hope of winning. Afghanistan too lost wickets on regular intervals. No one could contribute to a reasonable partnership.

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Afghan Players Celebrating after taking the wicket
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Out of all Mohammad Nabi showed resistance and got the Afghan team in the winning position. But experienced Indian bowlers restricted them. In the last over when Afghanistan needed 16 runs then Mohammad Shami bowled well took four wickets including a hat-trick.

From Afghanistan’s batting lineup Mohammad Nabi scored 52 runs, and Rahmat Shah scored 36 runs. While from Indian bowling lineup Mohammad Shami got four wickets including the 1st hat-trick of Cricket World Cup 2019. Kuldeep Yadav got nothing and others were able to get two wickets each.

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World Cup 2019 Updates IND vs. AFG.

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