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South Africa Put Major Dent in Sri Lanka Semifinal Hopes with Easy Win

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the ICC World Cup 2019. In this match played at the Riverside Stadium of Chester-le-Street, South Africa first impressive bowling and then the best batting. With this defeat, the route to the semi-finals of the Sri Lankan team has become difficult. His only seven matches have two wins, three losses, and two Canceled matches, six points.

South Africa has already been out of the race for the last four. South Africa all-out Sri Lanka at 203 runs in 49.3 overs. After that, he achieved this easy goal by losing just one wicket in 37.2 overs. In South Africa’s eight matches, there are five points after two wins and five defeats. The African team is currently eighth in the table.

Captain’s Spectacular Inning of 103 Runs

For South Africa, captain Faf du Plessis (not out 96) scored most runs. He hit 10 fours and a six in his innings of 103 balls. Apart from them, Hashim Amla scored an unbeaten 80 not out. Amla faced 105 balls and hit 5 chops. Duplessis and Amla shared an unbroken 175-run partnership for the second wicket.

South Africa loses one wicket as the only Quinton de Kock (15). He played 16 balls and hit 3 fours. Quinton de Kock was sent to the pavilion by Lasith Malinga in the fifth over.


Earlier, Sri Lanka lost the toss and batted first gave disappointing beginning. Captain Dimuth Karunaratne, who came to start the innings, returned to the pavilion without opening the account. Kagiso Rabada, who took over the responsibility of bowling from the African team, made his prey on the first ball of the match. He wanted to play defensive shots but the ball got up high with his gloves. After this, Faf du Plessis, standing in the second slip, took the full advantage of the opportunity and easily caught the catch.

After the first wicket fell quickly,

Avishka Fernando and Kusal Perera batted brilliantly. Both shared a 67-run partnership for the second wicket.

Kusal Perera was dismissed as the third batsman. Pretorius sent the pavilion to opener Perera. He scored 30 runs in 34 balls with the help of four fours. He has played two half-century innings till now.

Sri Lanka lost the fourth wicket as experienced player Angelo Mathews. Matthews could only make runs in 29 balls. He hit one four in his inning. He looked very struggling in front of the African bowlers to make runs.

Sri Lanka felt the fifth wicket as Kusal Mendis. He tried to bat long but he missed the big inning. Kusal Mendis scored 23 runs in 51 balls with two fours.

After returning Mendis’s pavilion, Dhananjay De Silva also failed to play a big inning for the team. He lost his wicket by scoring 24 runs in 41 balls. He scored two fours in his inning. He becomes prey of JP Duminy on the first ball of 37th over.

After this, Jeevan Mendis (18), Thisara Perera (21), Isuru Udana (17) and Lasith Malinga (4) could not do much. Suranga Lakmal (5 *) returned unbeaten pavilion. From South Africa, Dwaine Pretorius and Chris Morris took three-three while Kagiso Rabada took two wickets. In addition, JP Duminy and Andile Phehlukwayo grabbed one wicket each.

India Won Match By Shami’s Hat-Trick In An Exciting Match

Mohammed Shami hat-trick gave India a winning edge over Afghanistan

The Indian team defeated Afghanistan by 11 runs in an exciting World Cup 2019 match. In the match played at The Rose Bowl ground in Southampton, Afghanistan had been impressed with the ball and prevented India at 224 runs. After this, the Indian bowlers bowled superbly and all-out the Afghan team for 213 runs in 49.5 overs.

This is India’s 50th win in the World Cup. Mohammad Nabi (52) scored the highest run for Afghanistan. He hit 4 fours and a six in his innings of 55 balls.

Mohammad Shami’s Hat-Trick in wORLD cUP 2019

Mohammad Shami’s Hat-Trick played a key role in the last over of India’s victory. Afghanistan needed 16 runs to win in the last over and three wickets remaining. Nabi on the crease boosted the thrill by scoring a boundary on Shami’s first ball.

Then, there was no run to the next ball. After this Shami trapped the Nabi on the third ball in the hands of the Hardik Pandya. On the fourth ball, he bowled Aftab Alam (0) and then bowled Mujibur Rahman (0) on the fifth ball to end Afghanistan’s inning.

Shami is become the first bowler to take a hat-trick in this World Cup, while he is the second Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in World Cup history. Before that, Chetan Sharma took a hat-trick against New Zealand in the 1987 World Cup. This is the first hat trick of Shami’s international career.

Afghanistan started well and their first wicket fell as Hazratullah Zazai (10). However, captain Gulbadin Naib (27) and Rahmat Shah (36) added 44 runs for the second wicket to help their team.

After dismissing Naib in the 17th over, Rahmat shared a 42-run partnership with Hashmatullah Shahidi (21) for the third wicket. The team was faltering after Rahmat was dismissed in the 29th over. From here on, Mohammed Nabi just kept up to the last over and the other batsmen returned to the pavilion from the other end.

Mohammed Shami four, Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuswendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya took two wickets each for India.

India, batting first, lost 8 wickets in the 50 overs in which they scored 224 runs. Virat Kohli (67) scored the highest run-scorer for India. He scored 5 boundaries in his 63-ball innings. On behalf of Afghanistan, Mohammad Nabi and Gulbadin Naib got two wickets each while Mujibur Rahman, Rahmat Shah, Aftab Alam, and Rashid Khan took one wicket each.

Bad Start Of India

Starting on the first after winning the toss, the Indian team started very poorly. India lost their first wicket in the form of Rohit Sharma only for a total of 7 runs in 4.2 overs. Rohit, who started the innings with Lokesh Rahul, returned to the pavilion by scoring just 1 in 10 balls.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman showed him the path of the pavilion, Rohit Sharma, who was running in a superb form, could not find the result of Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s ball after falling on the pitch and missed. The ball swung from the off side and quickly came in and Rohit’s gills were fallen. If this match is left out, then Rohit has batted well in the current tournament. He has so far scored two centuries and a half century.

Bangladesh Played Well But Australia Register The Fifth Victory

Australia registered their fifth win of the World Cup as they beat Bangladesh by 48 runs in a hard-fought encounter at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

The 26th match of ICC World Cup 2019 was played between Australia and Bangladesh yesterday. In this match, Australia scored 381 runs after winning the toss. Chasing the target of 382 runs, Bangladesh could score only 333 runs in the allotted 50 overs.
In this way, Australia registered their fifth victory in this World Cup. With this win, the Kangaroo team reached first place in the points table.
For Bangladesh, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah showed the passion of batting, but Bangladesh’s hopes were over as Mahmudullah was dismissed. Mushfiqur Rahim scored an unbeaten century for Bangladesh, but he could not win his team. Apart from them Shakib Al Hasan (41), Tamim Iqbal (62), Mahmudullah (69). From another side, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, and Coulter-Nile took two wickets each for Australia.

Two Wickets In Two Balls Of Nathan Coulter-Nile

In this match, Bangladesh’s only hope Mahmudullah was dismissed with a fifty and after his dismissal, Coulter-Nile got Sabbir Rahman on the next ball.

Australian Openers Thump Bangladesh’s Bowlers

After winning the toss in Nottingham, openers gave Australia a fantastic start. Skipper Aaron Finch (53) and David Warner (166) made a 121-run century partnership. Warner and Finch completed their half-century. The Soumya Sarkar broke the partnership by caught out Finch at Rubel Hossain’s hands. After this, Warner got together with Usman Khawaja (89) and both shared a 192-run partnership for the second wicket to give Australia a huge score.

Maxwell’s Short Storm

Warner made his second century in the World Cup. The Soumya Sarkar ended the marathon innings of warner, he hit 166 runs with 14 fours and five sixes in 147 balls. From here, Khawaja and Glenn Maxwell (32) took the lead and began to attack against the Bangladeshi bowlers. Maxwell scored 32 runs in 10 balls with two fours and three sixes. He was run out by Rubel Hossain.

Warner Hit The 16th Century

David Warner continued his glorious form in the World Cup, hitting the second and the career 16th in this World Cup. They played carefully against Bangladesh in the beginning, but after that Warner blew the Bangladesh bowlers fiercely. Warner is still standing on the pitch after a century and was going towards a big score.

England’s Bursting Win, Afghanistan All Bowlers Failed To Prevent Them

Eoin Morgan smashes 17 sixes in masterly, record-breaking assault as England demolish Afghanistan

Host England registered a bang victory by150 runs against Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup 2019. England’s team has reached the top of the table due to the better run rate with this win. His 5 matches have 8 points. The match played at Manchester’s Old Trafford Stadium, England won the toss and scored 397 runs. In reply, the Afghans could only manage 247 runs for 8 wickets overs in 50 overs.

Hashmatullah Shahidi (76) scored the highest runs from Afghanistan side. He hit 5 fours and two sixes in his 100-ball inning. Afghanistan started very bad and it’s opening batsman Noor Ali Zadran returned without opening the pavilion. Captain Gulbadin Naib (37) and Rahmat Shah (46) shared the 48-run partnership for the second wicket and handled the team for a while.

After Gulbadin Naib was dismissed in the 12th over, Rahmat Shah shared 52 runs for the third wicket with Hashmatullah Shahidi. When it seemed that the pair would take Afghanistan’s innings very far, only Rahmat Shah, who was batting, was out in the 25th over. After being dismissed, Hashmatullah Shahidi shared an important partnership of 97 runs with Asghar Afghan (44) for the fourth wicket.

Although, both failed to score fast for the team. Afghans were faltered when Asghar Afghan was dismissed in the 41st over. Hashmatullah Shahidi returned to the pavilion in the 46th over. Najibullah Zadran (15), Mohammad Nabi (9), Rashid Khan scored just 8 runs. For England, Jofra Archer and Adil Rashid took three-three wickets while Mark Wood took two wickets.

England’s blast Inning

Earlier, England was batting first and scored huge 397 runs by losing 6 wickets in 50 overs. Most runners-up for England Eoin Morgan (148) scored. He hit 4 fours and 17 sixes in his blistering inning of 71 balls. Apart from them, Jonny Bairstow (90), Joe Root (88), James Vince (26), Jos Buttler (2) and Ben Stokes contributed 2 runs. Moeen Ali 31 and Chris Woakes were unbeaten on 1 run.

Dawlat Zadran and Gulbadin Naib took three or three wickets for Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s star spinner Rashid Khan proved to be very expensive. He threw nine overs and gave 110 runs without taking any wicket. He has become the most expensive spinner in the World Cup.

Morgan Played A Blistering Inning

Captain Eoin Morgan, who came for batting at number four, played a brilliant inning. He scored 148 in 71 balls. During this, he made 4 fours and 17 sixes. He had completed his century with just 57 balls and 3 fours and 11 sixes. This is the 13th century of Morgan’s ODI Cricketer career.

India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992

India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019
                              India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019
‘Virat’s sepoys’ defeated Pakistan for the seventh time

India beat Pakistan by 89 runs in the ICC World Cup 2019. The decision was made on the basis of the Duckworth-Lewis rule. This is also the biggest victory of India over Pakistan in the World Cup. This is the seventh consecutive victory against Pakistan in India’s World Cup.  It is India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992.

In 1992, the two teams met each other for the first time battle and since then the Pakistani team has not won any match against India. India scored a mammoth 336 runs in the first innings at the Old Trafford ground in Manchester.

Pakistan’s Answer Against India’s Bowlers

In reply, the Pakistani team could have scored 212 runs in 6 overs in 40 overs between the rain disruption. After the third rain, Pakistan had the goal of making 302 runs in 40 overs.

Rain disrupted the match three times. First-time rain came in the 47th over during the Indian inning, followed by a brief hurdle just before the second Pakistani inning began. Pakistan got a revised target after the third rain.

Until the game was stopped for the third time, Pakistan scored 166 runs for six wickets in 35 overs. This win has brought the Indian team to third place in the final table. India has been seven points from four matches, while Pakistan has only three points from five matches and it has slipped to ninth place.

Fakhar Zaman scored the highest scorer (62) for Pakistan. He hit 7 fours and 1 sixes in his 75-ball inning. Pakistan’s start was poor and their first wicket fell quickly as Imam-ul-Haq (7). After that, Fakhar Zaman teamed up with Babar Azam (48) for 104 runs for the second wicket.

After the break in the 24th over of this partnership, the Pakistani team faltered and could not recover. Sarfaraz Ahmed (12), Shoaib Malik (0) and Mohammad Hafeez scored only nine runs. However, Imad Wasim (46 not out) and Shadab Khan (unbeaten 20) did a little fight in the end. Both of them shared an unbroken partnership of 47 runs for the seventh wicket. For India Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each.

Earlier, India lost five wickets in the 50 overs in which they scored a score of 336 runs. Rohit Sharma (140) made the most runs for India. He hit 14 boundaries and three sixes in his 113-ball knock. Apart from Rohit, Virat Kohli (77), Lokesh Rahul (57), Hardik Pandya (26) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni contributed 1 run. Vijay Shankar 15 and Kedar Jadhav remained unbeaten on 9 runs. Mohammad Amir from Pakistan side got three wickets while Hasan Ali and Wahab Riaz picked up one wicket each. Overall It is India’s Record win over Pakistan, seventh times victory since 1992.

India’s Strong Debut

After losing the toss, batting first, the Indian team made a strong start. Lokesh Rahul and Rohit Sharma, who started the innings, started the partnership with 136 runs for the first wicket. Both batsmen left no shortage to beat Pakistani bowlers.

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