CWC 2023: Twitter goes gaga as Rohit Sharma’s India register massive win over Afghanistan

India locked horns with Afghanistan in the 9th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Wednesday. Afghan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi He won the toss and decided to bat first.

Afghanistan innings: 272/8 (50 overs)

Afghanistan’s opening batsmen, Rahmanullah Gurbaz And Ibrahim Zadran, started steadily, posting 43 runs before the first wicket fell. But Shahidi took charge of the middle order Azmatullah Omarzai Establishing a spectacular partnership. Shahidi was the standout performer, scoring 80 runs and Omarzai added 62 runs to the total. Other batsmen also made valuable contributions in the Afghan innings and they finished at 272/8 in their allotted 50 overs.

For India, Jasprit Bumrah The bowlers had the choice, taking four crucial wickets Hardik Pandya Lost by two wickets.

India innings: 273/2 (35 overs)

Indian opener Rohit Sharma and chasing the target of 273 runs Ishan Kishan, provided a flying start to the innings. Captain Rohit’s explosive performance was the highlight of the chase, as he scored 131 runs off just 84 balls, including 16 fours and 5 sixes. Kishan contributed 47 runs Virat Kohli (55 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (25 not out) played an important supporting role.

India reached the target comfortably, scoring 273/2 in just 35 overs.

Afghanistan’s bowling statistics are shown Rashid Khanwho was the most successful bowler with 2 wickets, the rest of the Afghan bowlers struggled for significant success.

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Result: India won by 8 wickets

India’s strong batting lineup dominated the Afghan bowlers, securing an 8-wicket victory. With this win, India have showcased their mettle in the tournament and are now looking forward to the upcoming matches. Afghanistan, on the other hand, will aim to regroup and come back stronger in the next match.

Man of the Match: Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma’s record breaking century won him the ‘Player of the Match’ award.

Here are the best tweets from India’s emphatic win over Afghanistan:

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