India vs. Afghanistan at the ODI World Cup in 2023 the victory against Afghanistan by India by eight wickets. Team India had just defeated Australia by six wickets before to this. The 14th of October will see India play Pakistan in Ahmedabad. Rohit Sharma’s amazing 131-run innings earned him the title of Player of tIndia vs Afghanistan 2023 Highlights:successfully achieved by India in the World Cup
Successfully achieved by India in the World Cup 2023
India’s successful World Cup 2023 campaign continues. Team India beat Afghanistan by eight wickets in their second game. Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat first in the match at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium. In their 50 overs, they scored 272 runs while losing eight wickets. Rahmatullah Umarzai added 62 runs, while captain Hashmatullah Shahidi scored 80 runs.
India’s reply saw them reach the goal with two wickets remaining in 35 overs. With the aid of 16 boundaries and five sixes, captain Rohit Sharma performed a remarkable 131-run innings. In addition, Rohit’s effort earned him the title of Player of the Match. Virat Kohli, on the other hand, scored 55 runs in 56 balls and, with the final delivery of the 35th over, gave India the win. The 14th of October will see India’s next game versus Pakistan at Ahmedabad.
India achieved record seventh target of 250+ in World Cup
No other team has achieved this feat more than five times, but India did it for the record-breaking seventh time in the ODI World Cup. Rohit Sharma surpassed players like Gordon Greenidge from the West Indies, Rameez Raja from Pakistan, and Stephen Fleming from New Zealand with his third century in World Cup history during this game.
After deciding to bat first, Afghanistan got off to a bad start. At a score of 32, Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Ibrahim Zadran (22) with a catch by wicketkeeper Rahul, giving India their first success. Rahmanullah Gurbaz, who managed to score 21 runs, was then dismissed by Hardik Pandya after taking a catch off a pitch from Shardul Thakur. India vs Afghanistan Additionally, Shardul Thakur made a fantastic grab on the boundary.At 63 runs, Afghanistan lost two more wickets. Rahmat Shah was knocked out for 16 runs by Shardul Thakur. Then, for the fourth wicket, captain Hashmatullah Shahidi and Azmatullah Umarzai partnered up for 163 runs. This alliance was broken by Hardik Pandya when he clean bowled Azmatullah. Shahidi scored 80 runs with eight boundaries and one six before being bowled by Kuldeep Yadav, while Azmatullah scored 62 runs with the aid of two boundaries and four sixes.
Bumrah then ordered the return to the pavilion of Mohammad Nabi (19), Najibullah Zadran (2), and Rashid Khan (16). Before getting removed, Naveen-ul-Haq scored nine runs and Mujeeb scored ten. In his ten overs, Bumrah captured four wickets and gave up 39 runs. Kuldeep and Shardul each got one wicket, and Hardik Pandya claimed two more. Nine overs by Mohammed Siraj resulted in 76 runs being scored.Then, at Bumrah, it was ordered that Mohammad Nabi (19), Najibullah Zadran (2), and Rashid Khan (16) return to the pavilion. Mujeeb and Naveen-ul-Haq both scored ten runs before to being removed. Bumrah took four wickets and conceded 39 runs in his 10 overs. Hardik Pandya captured two more wickets, while Kuldeep and Shardul each took one. Mohammed Siraj bowled nine overs, and 76 runs were scored. With a 189-run stand against Sri Lanka in Leeds at the 2019 World Cup, Rohit and KL Rahul claim the top two slots in ODI World Cup partnership history. With a wicket, Rashid Khan put an end to Rohit and Ishan’s partnership. In his 84-ball innings, Rohit Sharma scored 131 runs with 16 fours and five sixes.
As Well While all was going on, Rohit sped to his century, the quickest by an Indian in the ODI World Cup, in just 63 balls. Rohit scored his 31st century in ODIs, moving him into third place on the list of players with the most hundreds, only behind Virat Kohli (47 centuries) and Sachin Tendulkar (49 centuries).By scoring his 31st century in ODIs, Rohit Sharma surpassed Kapil Dev to move up to third place among Indians in that category. He hammered 16 boundaries and five sixes in his 131 run innings off 84 balls. After Sachin Tendulkar (49 hundreds) and Virat Kohli (47 centuries), Rohit is currently the third-highest century-maker in this format.
Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer put on a 68-run partnership after Rohit was out to seal India’s triumph. Virat reached his 68th half-century in ODIs with a score of 55 runs off of 56 balls. Contributing with 25 runs in 23 balls, Shreyas Iyer.
With eight wickets in hand and 100th balls remaining, India won the game.