Indian skipper Rohit Sharma played a magnificent innings, scoring 131 runs off just 84 balls to help India chase down Afghanistan’s total of 273 with ease. Sharma’s dominating knock included some powerful hitting as he struck 15 fours and 4 sixes during his stay at the crease. His attacking batting display set the platform for India’s emphatic victory.
Kohli, Kishan Provide Solid Support to Rohit
Former captain Virat Kohli continued his run of good form, remaining unbeaten on 55 off 56 deliveries. Young opener Ishan Kishan too pitched in with a solid 47 to provide great support to Rohit at the top. The Indian batsmen made short work of the target, romping home to victory by 8 wickets. Additionally, you can also read about- The Top 10 Players to Watch at the 2023 ICC World Cup
India Jump to 2nd Spot, Afghanistan Slip to 10th
The win took India to second position in the points table, while Afghanistan slumped to 10th place. India boosted their net run rate with this big win. They now gear up to take on arch rivals Pakistan on Sunday, while Afghanistan will face England on the same day. If you want you can also read – Centuries From Rizwan, Shafique Power Pakistan to Record World Cup Chase