India-Afghanistan match continues in ODI World Cup 2023. Afghanistan won the toss and chose to bat at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. The team has scored 238 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 46 overs. Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman are at the crease.
Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Najibullah Zadran and Mohammad Nabi in the same over. Najeeb could score only 2 runs and Nabi could score only 19 runs. Hashmatullah Shahidi became the victim of Kuldeep Yadav after scoring 80 runs.
Hardik Pandya broke the century partnership between Azmatullah Omarzai and Shahidi. He bowled Omarzai.
Rahmat Shah was out after scoring 16 runs. He was dismissed by Shardul Thakur. Before him, Rahmanullah Gurbaz was out after scoring 21 runs and Rahmat Shah was out after scoring 16 runs. Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket each.
Omarzai-Shahidi took over Afghanistan, made century partnership
After losing 3 wickets for 63 runs, captain Hashmatullah Shahidi and all-rounder Azmatullah Omarzai took charge of Afghanistan. Both took time and made a century partnership. Omarzai became the victim of Hardik Pandya and the partnership between the two broke. Both of them made a partnership of 121 runs on 128 balls.
Omarzai scored 62 runs
After being set, Azmatullah Omarzai hit 3 against Kuldeep and a six against Jadeja. He was out after scoring 62 runs. He was LBW by Hardik.
Afghanistan suffered 2 setbacks for 63 runs.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rahmat Shah took Afghanistan in charge after losing the wicket of Ibrahim Zadran in the powerplay. But both the players were out in consecutive overs. In the 13th over, Hardik Pandya sent Gurbaz to the pavilion, while in the 14th over, Shardul LBWed Rahmat Shah.
Afghanistan’s average start in the powerplay
After winning the toss and coming to bat, Afghanistan team made an average start. The team scored 48 runs losing one wicket in 10 overs. Ibrahim Zadran became the victim of Jasprit Bumrah after scoring 22 runs.
First (Ibrahim Zadran- 22 runs): Jasprit Bumrah got caught by wicketkeeper KL Rahul on the fourth ball of the 7th over. At this time the score was 32 runs.
Second (Rahmanullah Gurbaz- 21 runs): Hardik Pandya bowled the fourth ball of the 13th over a bouncer. Gurbaz went to pull, but Shardul Thakur took an excellent juggling catch at fine leg position. At this time the score was 63 runs.
Third (Rehmat Shah- 16 runs): Shardul Thakur bowled the first ball of the 14th over with a swinger on good length. Rahmat became LBW. At this time the score was 63 runs.
Fourth (Azmatullah Omarzai- 62 runs): Hardik Pandya bowled the second ball of the 35th over on a good length. Ajmat went to cut, but was bowled. At this time the score was 184 runs.
Fifth (Hashmatullah Shahidi – 80 runs): Fourth ball of the 43rd over, Kuldeep Yadav bowled a good length on the middle stump. Shahidi became LBW. At this time the score was 224 runs.
No change in Afghan team, Team India gave chance to Shardul
The visiting team has entered without any changes, while Shardul Thakur has got a chance in place of Ravichandran Ashwin in the Indian team. Shubman Gill could not even play today’s match. In his place, Ishan Kishan has been a part of the playing-11 for 2 consecutive matches.
Playing eleven of both the teams
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad. Siraj.
Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (captain), Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Naveen-ul-Haq and Fazalhaq Farooqui.
Gill is not playing due to dengue
Team India’s regular opener Shubman Gill will not be able to play in this match due to dengue. Ishan Kishan is likely to open in his place along with Rohit Sharma, although against Australia he returned to the pavilion without opening the account. He has not come to Delhi with the team. However, he has been discharged from the hospital in Chennai. He is recovering fast.
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