The English batsmen failed badly in front of the Afghan bowlers. In pursuit of the target of 285 runs, the entire team returned to the pavilion on 215 runs.
Except for Harry Brooke, no batsman could resist, he stood out with 66 runs, David Mullan 32 runs while Adil Rashid managed to score 20 runs in the end.
On behalf of Afghanistan, Rashid Khan and Mujeebur Rehman bowled brilliantly and bowled 3, 3 English batters, Mohammad Nabi managed to take two wickets.
Before this, Afghanistan played 17 World Cup matches, in which they lost 16 and won only one. Afghanistan’s victory against the England team is their second success in the history of the World Cup.
Earlier, Afghanistan scored 285 runs against England in the 13th match of the World Cup played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. England captain Jos Buttler won the toss and invited Afghanistan to bat.
Against England, opener Rehmanullah Garbaz and Ibrahim Zadran formed a wonderful partnership of 114 runs for the first wicket. Ibrahim was dismissed by Adil Rashid for 28 runs.
Rehmat Shah also fell victim to Adil Rasheed for three runs, Rahmanullah Garbaz was run out by playing an excellent innings of 80 runs while Ikram Ali stood out by scoring 58 runs. Rashid Khan scored 23 runs and Mujeebur Rehman scored 28 runs.
The entire Afghanistan team was bowled out for 284 runs in 49.5 overs. On behalf of England, Adil Rasheed took 3 wickets and Mark Wood took 2 wickets.
This is England’s third defeat in three matches, while the Afghan team has opened the account of success for the first time in the World Cup.