In their fifth match in the World Cup, Afghanistan scored 60 runs without losing any wicket in the first power play to bat against the target of 283 runs given by Pakistan. Then the team scored 100 runs without a wicket.
At the time of writing this report, Afghans have scored 130 runs without losing any wicket after 21 overs. Gurbaz is batting on 65 and Jadran on 62 runs.
Afghanistan’s two openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran started attacking the Pakistani bowlers from the start. They continued to see and hear.
The field umpire gave Ibrahim Zadran out in response to Hasan Ali’s cut behind request for the team’s 30 runs. And Ibrahim Zadran reviewed it. He was successful.
Then this pair attacked the Pakistani bowlers. Afghanistan scored 60 runs without losing any wicket in the first power play based on this pair.
Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf and Usama Mir are unable to break this pair despite their efforts. This duo is becoming increasingly dangerous for Afghanistan.
Earlier, after winning the toss and batting against Afghanistan, Abdullah Shafiq and Babar Azam’s pair of half-centuries and Shadab Khan and Iftikhar Ahmed’s 73-run partnership in the end allowed Pakistan to score 282 runs by losing 7 wickets after the scheduled 50 overs. Now Afghanistan is batting with a target of 283 runs.