World Cup: This Afghanistan player single-handedly stunned the English bowlers

Rehmanullah GurbazIndia will host Afghanistan vs England ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Afghanistan has not won any ICC tournament yet. The team captained by Hashmatullah Shahidi is now facing England in Delhi. Today in the same match i.e. on Sunday 15th October, a formidable player single-handedly blew the minds of the English bowlers. blew off.

England’s challenge against Afghanistan

The World Cup match between England and Afghanistan is being played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. England captain Jos Buttler won the toss and invited India to bat first. This is England’s third match of the tournament. In the first match, New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 9 wickets, while in the second match, the Buttler-led team defeated Bangladesh by a huge margin of 137 runs. Afghanistan has not won a single match yet. In the first match, India defeated Bangladesh by 6 wickets and then by 8 wickets in Delhi.

Rehmanullah Gurbaz

Rahmanullah Gurbaz opened the innings for Afghanistan. He made a partnership of 114 runs with Ibrahim Zadran (28). Ibrahim’s contribution was only 28 runs. This partnership was broken by Adil Rashid on the fourth ball of the 17th over of the innings. Then Rahmat Shah (3) was also sent to the pavilion by Rashid. Rahmanullah Gurbaz was the third wicket to be dismissed after scoring 122 runs. He scored 80 runs in 57 balls with the help of 8 fours and 4 sixes. He was run out and could not complete his century.

Most runs in the World Cup

With this, Rahmanullah Gurbaz became the joint third-highest run-scorer for Afghanistan in the World Cup. The highest score in this ICC ODI tournament was made by Samiullah Shinwari against Scotland in Dunedin in 2015. He scored 96 runs. Then in 2019, Ikram Alikhil (86 runs) showed himself against West Indies at the Leeds ground. Apart from Rahmanullah, captain Hashmatullah Shahidi had scored 80 runs against India in the last match in Delhi.