India vs Afghanistan Highlights: An all-around bowling effort from the Indian team helped it stay unbeaten in the World Cup 2019. Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami were the stars for India as they executed their plans brilliantly. Indian batsmen failed to put a big total against a side which has lost all the 5 matches they played so far. Kohli and Kedar were the only two players who managed to score the fifties. Shami went on to take his first hat-trick in a World Cup.
The Afghanistan batsmen kept coming back in the match as they took the game deep. But, Jasprit Bumrah proved to be the difference as he gave two breakthroughs at the very crucial moments in the game. He was the man of the match. India will be relieved with this victory as this solidifies their position in the points table.
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During India’s batting, Kedar Jadhav and Kohli were the only two batsmen who managed 50 plus runs today. Afghanistan spinners were at their best as they rocked the Indian batsmen. They took wickets at crucial intervals and did not allow the Men in Blue to get going.
India bowled brilliantly to make sure they win the game in one of the most exciting matches of the World Cup.
Earlier, Indian captain Virat Kohli smashed another fifty in the World Cup before getting dismissed for 67. Mujeeb, Rashid and Nabi bowled really well against India and kept taking wickets that did not allow the batsmen to free their arms.
Afghanistan deserves credit as they put up a tough fight till the last over of the match. India will play against West Indies in their next game on June 26.