New Delhi: In the 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, Afghanistan suffered a humiliating 69-run defeat to defending champions England.
According to sources, England won the toss and decided to field against Afghanistan in the match held at the Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in New Delhi.
Batting first against England, the entire Afghanistan team returned to the pavilion after scoring 284 runs in the last over.
Chasing the target of 285 runs, the entire England team was dismissed by scoring 215 runs in 40.3 overs, Mujeebur Rahman and Rashid Khan took 3, 3, Muhammad Nabi 2, Naveen Haq and Fazal Haq Farooqi took one wicket each. of Afghanistan’s Mujeeb was awarded Player of the Match. Rahmanullah Garbaz scored 80 runs and Ikram scored 58 runs on behalf of Afghanistan. Jonny Bristow scored 2 runs and was lbw off Fazlul Haq Farooqui.
England batsmen Joe Root scored 11 runs, David Mullan 32, captain Jos Buttler 9, Liam Livingstone and Sam Curran returned to the pavilion scoring 10 runs each. The English team suffered their second defeat in three matches.