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Maxwell broke the dream of Afghans and made the impossible possible, he also hit a double century!

Australian hard hitter Glenn Maxwell made the impossible possible in the match with Afghanistan. Not only did he pull the team from a certain loss to win, but he also took an impeccable double century.

On this day Maxwell was given worthy company by Auji captain Pat Cummins. In the end, he kept a side. As a result, Australia secured a three-wicket win in the semi-finals.

On this day, David Warner fell into a batting disaster at the beginning of playing the target of 292 runs given by Afghanistan. They lost 7 batsmen of the first row for only 91 runs in the bowling ball of Afghans.

At that time, it was assumed that the Australian team could somehow reach the century mark. They are going to face a big loss to Afghanistan, a relatively small team. The percentage of victory of the two teams was also shown on the TV screen.

But who knew Maxwell would play such a monstrous innings at number six! Although this batter got life more than once. He used that. He beat the Afghan bowlers even in sick condition. Captain Cummins gave him worthy company.

Maxwell remained unbeaten on 201 runs off 128 balls on this day. Which is the highest individual score in any World Cup event. His innings included 21 fours and 10 massive sixes. On the other hand, Cummins is unbeaten on 12 runs.

Before this, Afghanistan team won the toss and batted first and scored 291 runs. There was a century in their innings. Which is done by Ibrahim Zadran. Jadran scored 129 runs off 143 balls with 8 fours and three sixes. Like Maxwell, he was unbeaten.

As a result, Australia faced a target of 292. Rashid Khanra raised hopes of a big win by dropping 7 wickets before the team’s century. But in one Maxwell cyclone, all the dreams of Afghans were shattered.

(07 November/AJ)


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