England vs Afghanistan Highlights, World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan's fiery 100, Adil Rashid's 3 wickets and more

England on Tuesday posted a big win of 150 runs against Afghanistan. There were several special performances in the match, here are the highlights of the match
England vs Afghanistan Highlights, World Cup 2019: Eoin Morgan's fiery 100, Adil Rashid's 3 wickets and moreEngland defeated Afghanistan by 150 runs
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England on Tuesday showed why they are the hot favourites to lift the ICC World Cup 2019 by posting a dominating win over Afghanistan. The hosts after scoring mammoth 397 runs while batting first, made sure to bowl in the right areas and don’t let Afghanistan go after them.

 

Afghans, having already lost the previous four matches, looked completely out of sorts in front of the firepower-filled English team. They failed in all the departments, helping England earn two more points and hence reach closer to the semifinal berth.

There were some really special performances from the England side, which gave fans some cherishing moments in the match.  Here are the highlights of the match.

 

Eoin Morgan’s fiery hundred

England captain was just unstoppable today. He showed no mercy towards Afghanistan bowlers, hitting them all over the park. The southpaw smashed as many as 17 sixes in his 78-ball 148 runs, involving 7 off Rashid Khan. Morgan played a major role in England’s 397 run total while Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root also made 90 and 88 runs, respectively.

 

Hashmatullah Shahidi’s gutsy fifty

Several Afghanistan batsmen find starts while chasing the mammoth target, however, only Hashmatullah Shahidi was able to deliver a big one. The youngster scored gusty knock 76 runs, helping Afghanistan score 247 runs. Asghar Afghan with 44 and Rahmat Shah will 46 runs also contributed to the total.

 

Adil Rashid and Jofra Archer’s six-wicket-haul

After formidable batting performance, it was time for England bowlers to deliver. Pacer, Jofra Archer continued his good touch with the ball, scalping a three-wicket-haul. However, more importantly, the leg-spinner, Adil Rashid found some form. The leggie also picked three wickets, helping England post a big win of 150 runs.

 

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