The Afghanistan cricket team has become a surprise packet for the cricket fraternity. The team created history by winning a match against Pakistan on 23 October in the World Cup 2023 series.
The winning moment was splendid. It left many former cricketers and other team leaders speechless. The former Pakistani cricketer Waqar Younis in the commentary box during the match, was left bewildered by Afghanistan’s 8-wicket victory against Pakistan.
Afghanistan cricket team against Pakistan
Afghanistan cricket team for World Cup 2023 has a dynamic trio of Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman along with another cricketer Noor Ahmad.
The team is giving some promising experiences to both his homeland and the cricket fans. Its two victories against England and Pakistan are proving a game changer in the ongoing World Cup series.
Afghanistan’s win against Pakistan came as an electrifying moment when the commenters in the match had no words to say. The victory was appreciated by former Zimbabwe cricketer Mpumelelo Mbangwa, with a delighted announcement.
The victorious joy can easily be felt in the surroundings after the match. The video also came out on the internet where former Indian bowler Irfan Khan and Afghanistan’s spinner Rashid Khan were seen grooving some beautiful steps in the field. Later, the team also enjoyed dancing to SRK’s ‘Lungi Dance’ song.
Spinners like Rashid Khan and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, are always seen as the biggest threat from Afghanistan. Whereas, openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran gave their side a strong start while chasing 283 in partnership. Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi dismissed Rahmanullah Gurbaz for 65 off 53 balls but could not lead his team to win the match.
Cricket World Cup 2023 is proving a fruitful journey for the Afghanistan team with two victories, one by 69 runs against England and another by 8 wickets against Pakistan. Afghan team achievement is celebrated across the globe, successfully bringing smiles to Afghan people and making them proud of their cricket team.
The Afghanistan cricket team served as a lighting lamp in the dark period of the Afghan political and economic setup under Taliban rule. Such victories give the Afghan civilians to celebrate. The Afghanistan team also denoted that their victory against Pakistan seemed equal to winning the World Cup to them.
It would be very interesting to see how this power-packed Afghanistan cricket team performs in the coming match. No one can deny may be Afghan team succeed in achieving a good position in the point table surpassing other teams.