India vs Afghanistan: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Highlights

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Here are some highlights from the India vs Afghanistan cricket match that took place on October 11, 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi as part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023:

  • India won the match by eight wickets with 15 overs to spare¹²³.
  • Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant century off just 63 balls and was named the player of the match. He finished with 131 runs off 84 balls, hitting 15 fours and six sixes¹²⁴. He now has seven World Cup hundreds, the most by any player¹.
  • Virat Kohli supported Rohit with an unbeaten 55 off 56 balls, while Ishan Kishan made 47 off 47 balls in his World Cup debut¹²⁴.
  • India chased down the target of 273 with ease, reaching 273 for two in 35 overs¹²⁴.
  • Afghanistan posted a respectable total of 272 for eight in their 50 overs, thanks to half-centuries from Hashmatullah Shahidi (80) and Azmatullah Omarzai (62)¹²⁴.
  • Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the Indian bowlers, taking four wickets for 39 runs in his 10 overs. He took the first wicket of the innings and then came back to take three more in the death overs¹²⁵.
  • Rashid Khan was the only Afghan bowler to take a wicket, dismissing Rohit Sharma for 131. He finished with figures of two for 57 in his eight overs¹²⁴.
  • India have now won both their matches in the World Cup, while Afghanistan have lost both¹².

Source: Conversation with Bing, 12/10/2023
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