Afg vs Eng ICC World CUp 2023 Afghanistan Beat England by 69 Runs

Afg Won the match against England by 69 runs. What a victory for Afghanistan. Victorious for the second time in the history of the World Cups. England, the defending champions, are badly jolted by the Afghan spinners. Chasing 284 runs, England only managed to 215 without playing their 50 Overs quota. This defeat will definitely question the champions fate which they are hoping for.

England won the toss and elected to bowl first. It was not a bad decision because every captain that wins the toss goes for bowling first. Afghanistan after a great start with Gurbaz and Ibrahim. The opening partnership was 114 runs. Gurbaz was magnificent in this partnership. He made 80 for 57 balls.

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Once the first wicket went down, Afghanistan started losing shape. But somehow they managed to score 284 runs which was looking over 300 when Gurbaz was batting. Ikram Alikhail and Rashid also contributed to the total. Adil Rashid was the pick of the bowlers who took 3 wickets in 10 overs for 42 runs.

In reply, England couldn’t pick the pace which they were looking for. They were losing wickets at regular intervals. Harry Brook was incredible in the chase. He scored 66 runs for 61 balls. Afghan spinners were lethal, they got 8 wickets in their 25.3 overs. Mujeed and Rashid got 3 wickets each while Muhammad Nabi got 2 wickets. The tournament is open now.

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