The biggest upset of World Cup 2023, Afghanistan defeated England

2023 World Cup: The 13th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 has seen a major upset. This is the first such record in the history of the World Cup. In this match, defending champion England was facing Afghanistan. Afghanistan defeated England by 69 runs. Afghanistan batted first and scored 284 runs. In reply, the England team was reduced to 215 runs in 40.3 overs.

England’s chase of 285 runs beginning It was bad. England’s opening batsman Jonny Bairstow was out after scoring just 2 runs. Dawid Malan and Joe Root scored 32 and 11 runs respectively. After this, England’s wickets did not stop. One after another the English batsmen kept getting out and going to the pavilion. Jos Buttler (9), Sam Curran (10), Liam Livingstone (10) were out without doing anything. Adil Rashid scored the maximum 20 runs. Harry Brook scored the highest 66 runs for England.

This is Afghanistan’s first win against England in any format. This is Afghanistan’s first win in World Cup history after 14 consecutive defeats. This is one of the biggest upsets in the history of the World Cup. Earlier, the Afghanistan team had achieved only one win against Scotland in the 2015 World Cup.

Earlier, Afghanistan team was out for 284 runs against England. Afghanistan’s opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 80 runs in 57 balls. His innings included 8 fours and 4 sixes. Ikram Ali Khil scored 58 runs.