Ibrahim Zadran scored a century against Australia in the World Cup

ODI World Cup 2023. Ibrahim Zadran scored his fifth ODI century at the Wankhede Stadium. Opening the innings for Afghanistan against Australia, he scored 101 runs in 131 balls. He has taken seven wickets during this period. The team’s score is 216 runs at the loss of four wickets after 44 overs.

Highest individual score for Afghanistan in the World Cup:

101* – Ibrahim Zadran – vs Australia – Mumbai – 2023
96 – Samiullah Shinwari – vs Scotland – Dunedin – 2015
87 – Ibrahim Zadran – vs Pakistan – Chennai – 2023
86 – Ikram Alikhil – vs West Indies – Leeds – 2019
80 – Hashmatullah Shahidi – vs India – Delhi – 2023
80 – Rahmanullah Gurbaz – vs England – Delhi – 2023

all centuries of zadran
21-year-old Zadran’s maiden century in the ODI format came against Zimbabwe in Harare on June 6, 2022. He had scored 121 runs in this match. After this he played an inning of 106 runs against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.

The young opening batsman did not stop here. He played another solid innings against Sri Lanka also in Pallekele. He scored 162 runs in this match. Zadran’s fourth century with the bat came against Bangladesh in Chittagong. He had scored 100 runs in this match.

Other batsmen could not convert their starts into big innings.
Apart from Zadran, other batsmen have also managed to get off to good starts against Australia but have failed to score big innings. Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 21 runs in 25 balls.

For Pakistan, Rahmat Shah (30 runs in 44 balls), captain Hashmatullah Shahidi (26 runs in 43 balls) and Azmatullah Umarzai (22 runs in 18 balls) scored the most runs. Mohammad Nabi is currently unbeaten with Zadran on three runs from five balls.