ICC men's cricket world cup 2023, Match 13,Dehli.England vs Afghanistan.Afghanistan won by 69 runs


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The bowling pack, drove by Mujeeb Ur Rahman, halted Britain 69 short after Rahmanullah Gurbaz drove them to a cutthroat 284.
Afghanistan guaranteed the most well known scalp of their global history, and in the process gave the principal enormous shock of the 2023 World Cup, by directing Britain's title holders by 69 runs in a twist and-crease masterclass under the Delhi floodlights.

Their predominance was gotten under way by a valiant showcase of force hitting from the 21-year-old Rahmanullah Gurbaz, whose 80 from 57 had guaranteed a great deal more until a run-out cut him off thriving. Be that as it may, Ikram Alikhil marshaled Afghanistan's lower-request with a valuable 50 years in his most memorable round of the current year's Reality Cup, whereupon they set about making an objective of 285 appear to be pretty much as faint and far off as Britain's expectations of shielding their title should now feel.
In the event that, in the wake of winning the throw and deciding to pursue, Britain had expected the last part of the match would be a cakewalk to match the 283 objective that New Zealand had danced past in their competition opener, those thoughts were scotched during a startlingly going after powerplay from their rivals.


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Jos Buttler's choice to bat second had apparently been affected by the probability that the ball would slip on to the bat under the floodlights. Yet, all things considered, the night conditions only exacerbated the normal ascribes of every one of Afghanistan's bowlers, not least Fazalhaq Farooqi and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, right from the beginning of their innings.

Farooqi's loosener was all that could possibly be needed to cause a couple of sideways looks in the Britain changing area, a devilish full-length inswinger from his zippy left-arm line nailed Jonny Bairstow to the wrinkle and removed an entirely reasonable on-field decision from Pole Exhaust, regardless of Bairstow's stinkeye as he followed from the wrinkle after a crease's width DRS decision.

Yet, no such re-thinking was expected for Britain's second survivor of the powerplay: Joe Root, settled by Mujeeb's front-of-the-hand slider, and bowled for 11 from 17 - one more telling powerplay disappointment for Britain's vacillating boss - as the ball kept low to run through center and.


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Not interestingly, Dawid Malan was the most created hitter on show, his 32 from 39 balls independently hauling Britain through the powerplay minus any additional misfortune. In any case, Mohammad Nabi, playing his 150th ODI out of a potential 156 for his nation, was sitting tight for him as the handling limitations lifted. Nabi's fourth ball was a snapshot of offspinning verse - a flighted, plunging conveyance that caused Malan to accept his fifth limit was on the cards, just for Ibrahim Zadran to spring the snare at short cover.

At 68 for 3 in the thirteenth over, the alerts were ringing.Buttler's appeal lately has been to "assault"… yet even he was feeble to try to do he had said others should do in such harmful conditions. His main shot out of resentment was a sharp one, a projectile drive through the covers as Afghanistan's fundamental danger Rashid Khan entered the assault in the seventeenth over. Yet, Naveen-ul-Haq's furiously flicked seamers appeared to scare him all along, and in the wake of being beaten two times in his initial four balls, he drove without conviction through a blasting inswinger, and had his stumps splattered for 9 from 18.


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Britain's reserve from there on was frightening. Liam Livingstone never looked got comfortable his 10 from 14, in the end establishing his front foot down the line to Rashid and consuming a pointless survey simultaneously. Sam Curran appeared to be focussed exclusively on holding up an end while Harry Stream got going with a battling 50 years, including a small bunch of choice drives down the ground, and in the 31st over, Britain's sole six of the innings, which told a story - particularly when set against the past World Cup meeting between these groups. Afghanistan by contrast had sent off eight.

With Curran on 10 from 23 balls, Nabi - outfitted properly with a slip - got back with one more gatherer's thing to gather one more left-hander, as Curran jabbed flaccidly at a plunging offbreak and fenced low to Rahmat Shah. Furthermore, it was just once the outcome was an inevitable result that Britain at long last broke out of their pessimist mentality, with Reece Topley's three fours straight off Farooqi ending up among the cleanest strikes of a level coating show

It was a devastating triumph by any norms, yet the bay between Afghanistan's going after mentality and Britain's tangled methodology was significantly more immense than the end-product described it.


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Also, it was Gurbaz's smaller than normal show-stopper that set the vibe for his group. Given a surface on which South Africa's hitters had posted three centuries in last week's Reality Cup record 428 for 5, he jumped on to the hostile, especially against another meek new-ball spell from Chris Woakes, whose quest for structure has embodied Britain's dubious beginning to their title protection.

Woakes' most memorable chunk of the match was a wild sighter that took off through Buttler's legs for five wides, and Afghanistan hardly required any greater support to put the mallet down on such a noticeably failure point in Britain's assault. In his second north of, a planned hack from Gurbaz through the line convinced Woakes to drag his length back, and Gurbaz was holding up with the blindside, a horrible pummeled pull over profound square-leg for six.

Two additional fours continued in Woakes' next finished, lashed through the covers as he neglected to land his cutters, and however Topley at the opposite end was demonstrating more thrifty with his high-kicking left-arm crease, Gurbaz had utter confidence in the real essence of the pitch, and two times moved through a contribution of width across his bows with a support of savage cuts.


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Curran supplanted Woakes however fared minimal better. Gurbaz obliterated his second finished, which vanished for 20 with two additional fours and another strong six over midwicket to finish off Afghanistan's powerplay on an unpropitious 79 for 0. He properly raised his fifty from 33 balls, the fourth quickest of the competition to date, with a determined scope for four off Adil Rashid's subsequent ball.
Britain's interests had further to go before they could move along. Mark Wood was fast from the beginning of his spell, however a misled bouncer was jemmied over-top profound third with a flick of the wrists, before Gurbaz nailed his fourth six - and seemingly awesome of the part: an easy get over profound midwicket as Rashid circled a legbreak into his bend. What's more, when the injury-tormented Topley bumped his knee while neglecting to remove one more get through fine leg, and limped off for treatment, the worries in the Britain camp, and for his dad Wear sitting up in the stands, were obvious.

Topley returned at the appointed time, notwithstanding, by which stage it appeared to be that Afghanistan's innings had collapsed in a recognizable whirlwind of implosion. In the wake of playing out a lady against Rashid, Ibrahim Zadran chose Root with a head-high clasp to midwicket, and before he could settle, Rahmat was hauled out of his wrinkle in Rashid's next finished, to be cleverly puzzled by Buttler for 3 from eight balls.Hashmatullah Shahidi bumped his most memorable ball to midwicket and set out for a careless single, and Gurbaz was scarcely in the casing as the timid rolled in from midwicket. He followed off the pitch, totally enraged with himself and his chief, crushing his bat on the limit marker and a passing seat as he did as such, realizing beyond any doubt that those blows could and ought to have been distributed on Britain's working bowlers all things being equal.


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Yet, even as Afghanistan attempted to refocus, the seeds of Britain's ruin were glaringly obvious. Liam Livingstone subsided into a brilliant mid-innings holding job, finishing an entire ten-over spell without precedent for his ODI profession, while Root was likewise a small bunch with his offbreaks as he bowled Shahidi for a pacified 14 from 36.

Be that as it may, at 174 for 5, there would be no acquiescence despite Afghanistan's abnormal scoreline. Alikhil moored the tail as Rashid and Mujeeb paid the piper they could out of Britain's bowling, and when Curran's last over had been sent off for two fours and a free-hit six, he and Woakes had released the joined figures of 8-0-87-0. In the last examination, those were the edges that couldn't be made due, as Afghanistan followed through on their pre-match vow to offer some "happiness" to their country right after last week's tremor. They could never have conveyed more.


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