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Twitter reactions: Clinical Afghanistan stuns Pakistan in Chennai – ODI World Cup 2023

In a riveting clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Pakistan and Afghanistan squared off in the 22nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. The toss favored Pakistan, who elected to bat in a game that promised intense cricket action. However, it was Afghanistan who emerged victorious at the end and registered history.

Babar Azam take Pakistan to a respectable total

Pakistan took to the crease first, managing to put up a total of 282/7 within their allotted 50 overs. The highlight of their innings included a brilliant knock by Babar Azam, who scored 74 runs, while Abdullah Shafique contributed 58 runs. Afghanistan’s bowlers worked tirelessly, with Noor Ahmad shining as he claimed three crucial wickets.

Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah propel Afghanistan to a historic victory

In response, Afghanistan demonstrated exceptional composure in their batting performance. They confidently chased down the target of 283, finishing with 286/2, and securing the victory with 8 wickets to spare. The Afghan batsmen, especially Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, and Rahmat Shah, delivered standout performances, ensuring their team’s success.

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This emphatic victory by Afghanistan, winning by 8 wickets, serves as a significant statement in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. It propels them to a stronger position in the tournament, while Pakistan will be looking to regroup and mount a comeback in their upcoming matches to remain competitive. The thrilling encounter at the MA Chidambaram Stadium will undoubtedly be etched in the memories of cricket enthusiasts.

Afghanistan wins in ODI World Cups:

  • Beat Scotland by 1 wicket, Dunedin, 2015
  • Beat England by 69 runs, Delhi, 2023
  • Beat Pakistan by 8 wickets, Chennai, 2023*

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