New Zealand by and by demonstrated why they are the group to beat in ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 as they conveyed one more clinical show with a tremendous success over Afghanistan. The Hashmatullah Shahidi-drove Afghanistan came into the coordinate with a ton of commitment after their spectacular win over reigning champs Britain. In any case, against 2019 version’s next in line New Zealand, Afghanistan flamed out in every one of the three divisions. Batting first, New Zealand indented 288/6 out of 50 overs in Chennai with three players – Tom Latham, Will Youthful and Glenn Phillips – scoring half-hundreds of years.
In answer, Afghanistan;s pursue never truly took off as they were excused for only 139, subsequently drooping to a 149-run misfortune. While Afghanistan dropped a few gets, New Zealand bested them in that perspective as well. Maybe the best illustration of it was Mitchell Santner’s catch of Afghanistan commander Hashmatullah Shahidi on t he bowling of Lockie Ferguson.
The catch happened one the last bundle of the fourteenth over with Santner taking a close unlikely catch. On a short ball by Lockie Ferguson, Hashmatullah Shahidi went for a draw shot however it look mis-coordinated. Santner then jumped and ran in reverse to take the breathtaking catch.
ICC posted the video of the catch on its instagram handle. “Screamer alert” it composed on the video.
A few clients remarked that it was the ‘trick of the competition’. One client expressed “World Cup 2023 No. 1 catch.”
In the principal inning, Devon Conway and Will Youthful opened for the Kiwis and played a 30-run organization. In the 6.3 overs, Mujeeb Ur Rahman excused Conway for 20 runs (NZ 30/1). In any case, Youthful played a strong thump of 54 runs from 64 balls.
In the first powerplay of the game, New Zealand scored 43 runs. On the Afghani bowling just picked one wicket.
The Kiwis contacted the 50-run mark in 10.1 overs. Rachin Ravindra and Youthful made areas of strength for a.
Azmatullah Omarzai picked his second wicket after he excused Ravindra for 32 runs from 41 balls (NZ 109/2).
Kiwi opener Youthful was taken out by Azmatullah in the 20.6 overs (NZ 110/3). Daryl Mitchell supplanted Ravindra yet couldn’t leave an imprint in the game. He scored just a single run from seven balls and was excused by Rashid Khan (110/4).
In the second powerplay, New Zealand scored 142 runs. In the mean time, Afghanistan took three wickets. The Kiwis contacted the 100-run mark in the 18.1 overs of the main inning. After two speedy wickets from Mitchell and Youthful, New Zealand captain Tom Latham and right-gave batsman Glenn Phillips took incharge of the run rate and played a staggering organization to give 288 rushes to pursue.
Phillips and Latham’s endeavors assisted New Zealand with crossing the 200-run mark in the 42.1 overs.
Phillips made his 50 years from 69 balls subsequent to playing 4 fours and 2 sixes. Then again, Latham pummeled fifty out of 67 balls subsequent to hitting two fours and no sixes.
Tom Latham’s side made 250 runs in the 46.5 overs.
Naveen Ul Haq kept a keep an eye on the pursue rate he got two wickets in the 48th over. In the main ball, Naveen excused Glenn Phillips for 71 runs (NZ 254/5). Then again, the Afghani pacer got Latham’s wicket for 68 runs (NZ 255/6).
Afghanistan made a couple misfields in the primary inning and neglected to overwhelm the game. The Afghani dropped four discovers in the principal inning.
Naveen Ul Haq and Azmatullah Omarzai got two wickets in the primary inning. In the mean time, Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman took one wicket each in their particular spells.
In the subsequent inning, no Afghanistan batsmen could hammer a fifty in the second inning of the game.
Matt Henry made the primary leap forward of the game in the 5.5 overs subsequent to excusing Rahmanullah Gurbaz for 11 runs from 21 balls (AFG 27/1).
In the 6.2 overs, Trent Boult got Ibrahim Zadran’s wicket for 14 runs from 15 balls (AFG 27-2)
Hashmatullah Shahidi scored eight runs in the game and was excused in the 13.6 overs by Lockie Ferguson (AFG 43-3).
The fourth wicket came on late when Boult eliminated Azmatullah Omarzai from the wrinkle for 27 runs from 32 balls (AFG 97-4).
Not long after the fourth wicket in the subsequent inning, Afghanistan neglected to hold their wickets and make a strong organization.
Rahmat Shah was excused by the youthful Rachin Ravindra for 36 runs from 62 balls (AFG 107-5).
Mitchell Santner excused Mohammad Nabi for seven runs from nine balls in the 30.4 over (AFG 125-6).
In the subsequent inning, even Rashid Khan couldn’t remain before the Kiwi bowling assault. Rashid was excused for only eight runs from 13 balls (AFG 134-7).
Following Rashid Khan’s excusal, the Kiwi bowling assault overwhelmed the game. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen-ul-Haq, and Fazalhaq Farooqi needed to leave the wrinkle inside the 34th and 35th overs.
Afghanistan’s inning finished in 34.4 overs after they scored just 139 runs.
Mitchell Santner and Lockie Ferguson drove the Kiwi bowling assault and scalped three wickets in their particular spells. Trent Boult too got two wickets in his seven-over spell. In the mean time, Matt Henry and Rachin Ravindra picked one wicket each in the subsequent inning.