Australia vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup 2022: Australia defeated Afghanistan by 4 runs in the match played in Adelaide. Batting first, Australia gave a target of 169 runs. In reply, the Afghan team could only score 164 runs. Australia’s Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood took 2-2 wickets. While Glenn Maxwell made an unbeaten half-century while batting. Gulabdin Naib played an innings of 39 runs for Afghanistan. In the end, Rashid Khan scored an unbeaten 48 while batting. However, he could not make the team win.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Usman Ghani came to open for the Afghanistan team, chasing the target given by Australia. During this, Gurbaz played a stormy innings of 30 runs. He hit 2 fours and 2 sixes in 17 balls. Ghani got out after scoring 2 runs. Ibrahim Zadran scored 26 runs off 33 balls. His innings included 2 fours. Gulabdin Naib scored 39 runs off 23 balls. His innings included 3 fours and 2 sixes.
Captain Mohammad Nabi could not do anything special. He got out after scoring just 1 run. Najibullah Zadran returned to the pavilion without opening the account. In the end, Rashid remained unbeaten on 48 runs. He batted vigorously. Rashid faced 23 balls and hit 3 fours and 4 sixes. In this way, the Afghan team could only score 164 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 7 wickets.
Josh Hazlewood took 2 wickets for the Kangaroo team. He gave 33 runs in 4 overs. Adam Zampa once again bowled brilliantly. He took 2 wickets for 22 runs in 4 overs. Kane Richardson took 1 wicket for 48 runs in 4 overs. Pat Cummins gave 22 runs in 4 overs. However, he did not get a single wicket.
Batting first, Australia scored 168 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. During this, Glenn Maxwell played a brilliant innings for the team. He scored a half-century. Maxwell scored an unbeaten 54 off 32 balls. His innings included 6 fours and 2 sixes. Mitchell Marsh scored 45 runs. He hit 3 fours and 2 sixes in 30 balls. David Warner returned to the pavilion after scoring 25 runs and Green 3 runs. Stoinis scored 25 runs off 21 balls.