Afghanistan vs Australia T20 World Cup Live Cricket Score, Super Eight

Afghanistan vs Australia T20 World Cup

Afghanistan Stun Australia in T20 World Cup Super Eight Clash!

Afghanistan vs Australia T20 World Cup

In a stunning upset that sent shockwaves through the cricketing world, Afghanistan defeated Australia by a convincing 21 runs in their Super Eight clash at the T20 World Cup. The electrifying atmosphere in Kingstown buzzed with excitement as the underdogs defied pre-match predictions and etched their names in T20 World Cup history.

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Despite Pat Cummins’ back-to-back hat-trick heroics, Australia’s confidence couldn’t translate into victory. Afghanistan, emboldened by recent successes, approached the match with unwavering determination. Their strategy was clear – focused batting and disciplined bowling.

Batting first, Afghanistan’s openers, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran, laid a solid foundation with crucial half-centuries. Their partnership set a competitive target of 148, a daunting task for Australia’s even-touted batting lineup.

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Australia’s chase started off on the wrong foot. Naveen-ul-Haq struck early, dismissing Travis Head for a golden duck. This dismissal set the tone for a disciplined bowling performance from Afghanistan. The loss of David Warner, caught by Mohammad Nabi, further hampered Australia’s progress. When Gulbadin Naib sent Marcus Stoinis back to the pavilion, the momentum shifted decisively in Afghanistan’s favor.

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While Glenn Maxwell tried to single-handedly revive the chase with a blistering 59, his efforts were in vain. Afghanistan’s bowling attack, spearheaded by Naib’s four wickets and Naveen’s three, maintained a stranglehold on the game. Brilliant fielding complemented their bowling, with crucial catches and agile stops stifling Australia’s scoring.

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As the required run rate climbed, Afghanistan tightened their grip. Naib’s dismissal of Maxwell and Tim David in quick succession effectively sealed Australia’s fate. The final wicket fell, and joyous celebrations erupted from the Afghan camp. This victory marked their first-ever win against Australia in any format of the game.

For a team steadily climbing the ranks of international cricket, this win stands as a significant milestone. Coming after their impressive showing in the ODI World Cup and their recent victory over New Zealand, it cements their position as a force to be reckoned with.

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This victory serves as a powerful reminder of Afghanistan’s resilience and ever-growing talent pool. Not only did it boost their own T20 World Cup hopes, but it also unexpectedly paved the way for India’s potential qualification to the semi-finals. As the Super Eight stage reaches its climax, Afghanistan’s inspiring journey continues to resonate throughout the cricketing world.

This win against Australia will undoubtedly be etched in cricketing history. It’s a testament to the unwavering belief and determination of a team that refuses to be intimidated by cricketing giants. Afghanistan has arrived, and they are here to challenge and inspire.

Afghanistan vs Australia T20 World Cup Sc

Here’s the scorecard table for the 2nd innings of Australia:

Travis Head0300
David Warner3800
Mitchell Marsh12920
Glenn Maxwell594163
Marcus Stoinis111710
Tim David2400
Matthew Wade5700
Pat Cummins3900
Ashton Agar2500
Adam Zampa9710
Josh Hazlewood (not out)5700

TOTAL: 127/10 in 19.2 overs (RR 6.57)

1-0 (Travis Head, 0.3 ov),
2-16 (Mitchell Marsh, 2.3 ov),
3-32 (David Warner, 5.1 ov),
4-71 (Marcus Stoinis, 10.3 ov),
5-85 (Tim David, 12.2 ov),
6-106 (Glenn Maxwell, 14.4 ov),
7-108 (Matthew Wade, 15.1 ov),
8-111 (Pat Cummins, 16.3 ov),
9-113 (Ashton Agar, 17.2 ov),
10-127 (Adam Zampa, 19.2 ov)


Fazalhaq Farooqi30210
Azmatullah Omarzai1.20101
Mohammad Nabi1011
Nangeyalia Kharote10130
Rashid Khan40231
Noor Ahmad10110
Gulbadin Naib40204

This table summarizes the batting and bowling performances of Australia in their 2nd innings against Afghanistan.

Here’s the scorecard table for the 1st innings of Afghanistan:

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (c David Warner b Marcus Stoinis)604944
Ibrahim Zadran (c Mitchell Marsh b Adam Zampa)514860
Azmatullah Omarzai (b Adam Zampa)2300
Karim Janat (c Tim David b Pat Cummins)13901
Rashid Khan (c Tim David b Pat Cummins)2500
Mohammad Nabi (not out)10420
Gulbadin Naib (c Glenn Maxwell b Pat Cummins)0100
Nangeyalia Kharote (not out)1100

TOTAL: 148/6 in 20.0 overs (RR 7.40)

1-118 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 15.5 ov),
2-121 (Azmatullah Omarzai, 16.3 ov),
3-122 (Ibrahim Zadran, 17.0 ov),
4-126 (Rashid Khan, 18.0 ov),
5-141 (Karim Janat, 19.1 ov),
6-141 (Gulbadin Naib, 19.2 ov)


Ashton Agar41170
Josh Hazlewood40390
Pat Cummins40283
Adam Zampa40282
Glenn Maxwell20120
Marcus Stoinis20191

This table summarizes the batting and bowling performances of Afghanistan in their 1st innings against Australia.

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