World Cup 2023, IND vs. AFG Highlights: On his way to a record-breaking hundred, Rohit Sharma exuded style and grace as he led India to a decisive eight-wicket victory against Afghanistan in the ODI World Cup on Wednesday. After deciding to bat, Hasmatullah Shahidi’s tenacious 80 and the youthful Azmatullah Omarazai’s brave 62 helped Afghanistan reach 272 for eight. In a World Cup game, Jasprit Bumrah concluded with his best-ever statistics after taking four wickets. All of that, though, was overshadowed by Rohit’s performance, especially in the opening 10 overs. The fastest World Cup century by an Indian was finally achieved by him, coming in 63 balls.
India’s captain Rohit (131 off 84) was unstoppable and displayed his enviable variety of strokes throughout a stunning batting display. His sixth World Cup century, a record, came off 63 balls and helped India bat down the goal in 35 overs, greatly enhancing their net run rate in front of their third World Cup match against Pakistan on October 14.
Afghanistan gets defeated by India by 8 wickets
With a four straight down the ground, Virat Kohli wins the match. With 55 out of 56, he finishes unblemished, while Shreyas has 25 out of 23. Off of 56, their alliance is valued 68 total. India defeated Afghanistan by an incredible 90 balls. Rohit Sharma was the star of this game. Today, a number of records have fallen. the majority of the Indian ones had already been taken by their captain. India is ranked quite second on the leaderboard, and their net run rate is now +1.5.
In India’s second World Cup game in Delhi against Afghanistan, pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah performed at his peak. India made a comeback in the last overs thanks to the fast bowler, who took 4/39 in his 10 overs. The number of guests was thus limited to 272. Other than Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, and Kuldeep Yadav each claimed one scalp. After deciding to bat first, Afghanistan got off to a strong start before Ibrahim Zadran was sent back by Jasprit Bumrah’s first wicket. After that, in the 13th and 14th overs, respectively, the Blue Tigers lost two wickets quickly before Azmatullah Omarzai and captain Hashmatullah Shahidi put up a strong 121-run partnership for the fourth wicket.
IND vs. PAK CWC 2023
Everything is lined up for their next encounter, which, of course, no one will be discussing in the coming days, just as no one has been discussing it lately either. There won’t be any unique light or music displays put up by the BCCI in Ahmedabad just for that match. After all, it’s only an India versus. Pakistan match, so why all the excitement? Additionally, this will be the first time since January 2013 that either India or Pakistan will host a game between these two teams. It will be just like any other One Day International, Isnt it?