2023 World Cup: Afghanistan’s victory over Pakistan breaks India’s 20-year-old record

Afghanistan team records: The match between Afghanistan and Pakistan was played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. Afghanistan won this match by 8 wickets. With this victory, the Afghan team has made many big records. This also includes such a record of an Indian team, which India had made 20 years ago. No team had broken this before Afghanistan.

Afghanistan made the second highest score in World Cup history

Chasing the target of 283 runs, Afghanistan won the match by 8 wickets. This is the team’s second highest score so far in the World Cup. Earlier, his best performance was 288 runs against West Indies in 2019.

Biggest goal in ODI

The Afghan team has chased the highest target ever in its ODI history. Earlier, the team had achieved the target of 274 runs against UAE in 2014. The team’s third-highest successful chase in this list is 269 runs, which came in an ODI against Sri Lanka in Hambantota this year.

India’s record broken

The biggest run chase in the World Cup against Pakistan was made by India in 2003, but now this record is in the name of Afghanistan. Afghanistan easily chased Pakistan’s target of 283 runs and registered their name in the pages of history.

Rahmat-Hashmatullah left everyone behind

Afghanistan’s Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi are the leading run-scorers in the history of the tournament. Rahmat Shah scored 77 runs and Hashmatullah Shahid scored 48 not out. Rahmat is the leading run-scorer for Afghanistan with 404 runs while Hashmatullah has 365 runs. He is in second place.