This century came because of Sachin Tendulkar, says Ibrahim Zadran after scoring historic ton

AUS vs AFG ODI World Cup 2023: The match between Australia and Afghanistan was exciting. Australia has already confirmed its place in the semi-finals. Despite this, the Afghanistan team is being discussed on the streets. Afghanistan has surprised everyone by performing brilliantly in the Cricket World Cup this year. Afghanistan batsman Ibrahim Zadran became the first batsman of his team to score a century in the World Cup. India’s great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was chosen man of the match.

I wanted to play like Sachin. Ibrahim Zadran recalled the moment Sachin Tendulkar arrived at the Wankhede Stadium during the training session of Afghanistan players after scoring a historic century. Ibrahim also gave credit to Sachin Tendulkar for scoring the century. He said, “When Sachin came, I had a long conversation with him. He was explaining a lot to me and sharing his experiences. Even before going on the field, I had thought that I should play like Sachin Tendulkar.

I worked hard for this tournament.
He said, it feels great to score my first century for Afghanistan. I have worked really hard for this tournament. I missed a century against Pakistan, but today I scored a century. I was talking to my coaching staff and I told them that I think I will score centuries in the next three matches. He had scored 129 runs against Australia. With this innings, Afghanistan had set a good score in front of Australia, however, Glenn Maxwell single-handedly put the match in the hands of Australia and demolished Ibrahim’s historic innings.