Published On: Sat, Mar 26th, 2016

England beat Afghanistan by 15 runs in T20 Cricket World Cup 2016


Afghanistan Vs England played thrilling Match of ICC T20 world cup 2016 in Feroz Shah Kotla ground, New Delhi in which inexperienced side created lot of troubles from British batting line up by getting low target of 143 but they lost that match by 15 runs.

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Big cricket drama held between England Vs Afghanistan in New Delhi where winning captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first but his decision comes on back foot when top order did not face well opposition bowling attack and whole team set score board 142/7 in which left hander Moeen Ali thrashed 41 not out runs helping out a handsome total.

But after getting slapped opening start Afghanistan failed to achieve target stopped on 127/9 and lost by 15 runs in which highlighted performance in batting introduced by Shafiqullah having 35 not out concluded 2 airborne sixes.


Jason Roy and Vince started batting as opening pair of England but on 16 Roy got clean bowled delivered by Amir Hamza and any other batsmen of British batting camp did not face thrilling surface occurred in Delhi by Afghan bowlers.

Mohammad Nabi evaporated to opposite skipper on 0, inform Joe Root departed on 12, Ben Stokes 7 (8), Jos Buttler 6 (10), Vince 22 (18) and left hander M.Ali proved his class by smashing aggressive 41 (33) not out runs and try to make handsome total for defending purpose 142/7 in 20 overs game.

Afghanistan also busy in creating fighting spirit against all international teams during that world cup matches in batting or bowling department. Their blowers especially experienced Mohammad Nabi presented careful surface against England by getting 2 wickets 17 in 4 overs, Rashid Khan has own reputation in bowling took 2 breakthroughs just for 17, Amir Hamza stay with 1 for 45, Samiullah Shenwari consumed 4 overs for 1 wicket.

When Afghanstan started bating for chasing target also try to fire up over opposite bowlers made by Mohammad Shahzad but did not take long it and bowled on 4, Noor Ali captured some tremendous shots around boundary by getting important 17 runs.

Afghan skipper fifty maker in first T20 against Sri Lanka Asghar Stanikzai showed lusty game 1 (4), Naib departed 0, all rounder Rashid Khan 15, Mohammad Nabi 12 (10), Samiullah Shenwari try to get his batting rhythm in shape of shinning 22 (27) after losing all important top orders wickets Afghan camp focused on younger showed his aggression over opposite bowlers.

but remained not out till ended over on 35 (20) at the finish time whole team stopped their travel while reaching very close in consecutive three matches 127/9 and lost by 15 runs.

English all rounder left hander Moeen Ali declared for his first T20 international man of the match in world cup 2016 by having 41 not out.