Sports Desk – The 4th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is being played between Afghanistan vs Australia at The County Ground, Bristol . Afghanistan gave Australia a target of 207 runs. In first innings, the best batting spell was played by Najibullah Zadran who scored 51 runs in 49 balls. Rashid Khan, who is the power hitter of Afghanistan scored 11 off 27. Thereafter, wickets were falling down continuously and Afghanistan got all out on a score of 207 in just 38.2 overs.
Toss- Afghanistan opt to bat
AFG 207-all out (38.2)
AUS 164/2 (27.0)
The Australia chased down the low 207-run target in just 38.2 overs with 7 wickets in hand. Openers Aaron Finch (66), David Warner (89*), Usman Khawaja (15), Steven Smith (18) and Glenn Maxwell (4) gave Australia a commanding victory and completed the chase with 38.2 overs to spare.
Maxwell smashes a boundary first ball and Australia begin their World Cup defence with a 7-wicket win over Afghanistan!
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Australia : Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
Afghanistan : Mohammad Shahzad(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib(c), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan