Australia survived a blazing innings from Rashid Khan (48 not out off 23 balls) to beat Afghanistan by four runs in match number 38 of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at the Adelaide Oval on Friday, November 4. With the win, the Aussies kept their semi-final qualification hopes alive. If Sri Lanka defeat England on Saturday, Australia will finish in the top two and progress to the next round from Group 1 with New Zealand, who have already qualified.
Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by six wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 at The Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday, November 1. Batting first after winning the toss in the Group 1 game, Afghanistan put up a disappointing 144 for 8 as Wanindu Hasaranga picked up 3 for 13, while Lahiru Kumara claimed 2 for 30. In response, Dhananjaya de Silva scored an unbeaten 66 off 42 as Sri Lanka crossed the target in 18.3 overs. The win kept Sri Lanka in contention for the semi-finals, while Afghanistan were knocked out.
Sam Curran claimed 5 for 10 as England beat Afghanistan by five wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Perth on Saturday, October 22. England bowled first after winning the toss and Curran’s brilliance restricted the opposition to 112 in 19.4 overs. Mark Wood struck early for England, sending back Rahmanullah Gurbaz for 10. At the other end, Ben Stokes sent back a struggling Hazratullah Zazai for 7 off 17 deliveries.
Team India batter Virat Kohli credited his wife Anushka Sharma for standing by him through thick and thin after registering his 71st international hundred on Thursday, September 8 in the Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 match against Afghanistan. He also dedicated his century, his first since November 2019, to his wife and daughter Vamika.
India won by a massive 101 runs playing against Afghanistan in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai. Virat Kohli scored his maiden T20I century and with this he pockets his 71st international century.
Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi hailed his spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan after the the two played stellar roles in the team’s Asia Cup 2022 win over Bangladesh on Tuesday (August 30). Both bowlers claimed three wickets each as Afghanistan held their opponents to 127 for 7 after losing the toss and bowling first.
New Zealand will take on Afghanistan in match number 40 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The game will be played as part of the Group 2 encounters in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The match will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.
India will take on Afghanistan in match number 33 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The game will held as part of the Group 2 encounters in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The match will begin at 7:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM local time
Afghanistan will face Namibia in match number 27 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The match will be played as part of the Group 2 encounter in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The game will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.