December 1, 2023

Afghanistan record another World Cup upset, stun Pakistan by eight wickets


Afghanistan pulled off their second major shock of the ODI World Cup when they sent Pakistan crashing to an 8-wicket defeat. Chasing 283 to win, Afghanistan rode on the back of impressive innings from Zadran (87), Rahmat (77*), Gurbaz (65) and skipper Shahidi (48*) to reach their target with 6 balls to spare. Afghanistan, who stunned defending champions England earlier in the tournament, and Pakistan both now have two wins and three losses from their five group games.

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