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Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AFG outplay AUS, win by 21 runs in thriller

Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Follow highlights of AUS vs AFG.
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Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Australia lose to Afghanistan in their T20 World Cup Super 8 fixture, on Sunday.

Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Naveen celebrates a wicket.
Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Naveen celebrates a wicket.

Australia vs Afghanistan Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Afghanistan sealed a historic 21-run win against Australia in their T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 fixture, in Kingston. Chasing 149, Australia were bowled out for 127 in 19.2 overs, with Gulbadin Naib returning with figures of 4/20. Meanwhile, Glenn Maxwell (59) smacked a half-century for Australia. Initially, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (60) and Ibrahim Zadran (51) took Afghanistan to 148/6 in 20 overs. For Australia, Pat Cummins struck thrice....Read More

Key pointers from Australia vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup Super 8 match:

  • Gulbadin Naib's four-wicket haul helps Afghanistan bowl out Australia for 127 in 19.2 overs, win by 21 runs.
  • Glenn Maxwell bags half-century.
  • Afghanistan post 148/6 in 20 overs.
  • Pat Cummins bags hattrick for Australia.
  • Australia win toss, opt to bowl.

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June 23, 2024 9:30 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS need 24 in 6 balls

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Back of a length delivery by Omarzai, outside off. Zampa pulls it to long-on and Nabi catches it! AFG WIN!!!!

Zampa c Nabi b Omarzai 9 (7)

AUS: 127 (19.2), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 9:27 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS need 24 in 6 balls

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Hazlewood can't use the free hit to his advantage and his beaten while trying to pull. AFG get lucky here and will look to wrap it up in the final over.

AUS need 24 in 6 balls.

AUS: 125/9 (19), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 9:18 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: WHAT A CATCH! OUT!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A full delivery by Naveen, outside off and Agar drives it wide of extra cover. Naib dives forward to his left to complete a stunning catch!

Agar c Naib b Naveen 2 (5)

AUS need 36 in 16 balls.

AUS: 113/9 (17.2), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 9:13 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: BRILLIANT BOWLING! NAIB GETS HIS FOURTH!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: NAIB IS ON FIRE! He sends a slow full delivery, deceives Cummins, who goes to play it across the line, but misses! HITS THE STUMPS! OUT!!

Cummins b Naib 3 (9)

AUS need 38 in 21 balls.

AUS: 111/8 (16.3), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 9:07 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: WADE FALLS NOW! AUS NEED 41 IN BALLS!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Rashid tosses it up, outside leg. Wade tries to sweep, but can only glove it to short fine for a diving catch!

Wade c Janat b Rashid 5(7)

AUS need 41 in 29 balls.

AUS: 108/7 (15.1), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 9:03 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: NAIB COMES TO THE RESCUE AGAIN! OUT!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A length delivery by Naib, outside off. Maxwell slices it and it flies to Noor at backward point, who dives to take a stunning catch!

AUS need 43 in 32 balls.

AUS: 106/6 (14.4), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:59 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS need 44 in 36 balls

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Naveen begins the over with a back of a length delivery and Wade takes a single. Then Maxwell cuts a leg cutter to deep point, and the fielder misses, four! Then two more singles, followed by two doubles.

AUS need 44 in 36 balls.

AUS: 105/5 (14), Target: 149

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June 23, 2024 8:53 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Half-century for Maxwell!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A full delivery by Naib and Maxwell launches it wide of long-off for a six and also gets his fifty!

AUS: 94/5 (13), Target: 149

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June 23, 2024 8:51 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: David departs! AUS need 64 in 46 balls!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A good delivery, outside off, from Naib. David is stuck in the crease and gets trapped in front of middle and leg! LBW! AFG CELEBRATE!

David lbw b Naib 2 (4)

AUS need 64 in 46 balls!

AUS: 85/5 (12.2), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:41 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: OUT! AUS need 73 in 54 balls now

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: ANOTHER WICKET! A good delivery by Naib, short. Stoinis wasn't expecting this and he can only pull it, top edges it to the wicketkeeper for a good catch!

Stoinis c Gurbaz b Naib 11 (17)

The over ends with a single, dot and a four.

AUS: 76/4 (11), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:33 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS need 79 in 60 balls

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Rashid sends a full delivery, on off and Maxwell drives it to sweeper cover for a single, followed by singles in the next three balls. Then Rashid overpitches his delivery on leg stump. Maxwell smacks it through extra cover for a four! The over ends with a single.

AUS: 70/3 (7), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:22 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: 4-0-6

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Kharote sends a quick delivery, on off. Maxwell gets an outside edge to the left of short third, four! Then it is a dot, followed by a slog sweep over deep midwicket for a six!

AUS: 46/3 (7), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:16 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: WARNER HAS TO LEAVE NOW!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A regulation delivery by Nabi and Warner goes down on one knee for a slog sweep. There is extra bounce and he top edges it to Noor near short fine for a catch!

Warner c Noor b Nabi 3 (8)

AUS: 32/3 (5), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:12 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS try to fightback

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A full delivery by Omarzai and it goes past Warner, one run, byes. Then Omarzai sends a poor delivery and Maxwell flicks it to the left of the wicketkeeper for a four! Then it is a dot, followed by another four, over midwicket! Omarzai ends the over with two dots.

AUS: 32/2 (5), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 8:02 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: ANOTHER ONE FOR NAVEEN!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A slow delivery by Naveen, pitches it up. Marsh is not ready for this and goes early, he sends it to Nabi at mid-off for a catch!

Marsh c Nabi b Naveen 12 (9)

AUS: 16/1 (3), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 7:52 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: OUT!!!! EARLY STRIKE FOR AFG

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A full delivery by Naveen, straight. It seams away and Head goes for a big shot, but can't connect. It hits his middle stump! OUT!!!

Head b Naveen 0 (3)

AUS: 0/1 (0.3), Target: 149

June 23, 2024 7:49 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Action resumes!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: The action resums! Head and Warner to open for Australia in this run chase. Naveen to bowl the opening over for AFG.

June 23, 2024 7:33 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: INNINGS END

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs OUT! MAXWELL REMOVES Janat! A full delivery by MAxwell, outside off. Janat miscues his shot and David comes fron long-on to take the catch!

Janat c David b Cummins 13(9)

Then he sends a full delivery, on off. Naib can only direct it to midwicket for a catch! Cummins also bags his hattrick!

Naib c Maxwell b Cummins 0(1)

Maxwell drops Kharote in the next ball, one run. The over ends with a double and four!

AFG: 148/4 (20)

June 23, 2024 7:23 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: OUT! ANOTHER WICKET!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A full delivery by Cummins, at the stumps. Rashid can only miscue it to David at long-on for an easy catch! OUT!!!

Rashid c David b Cummins 2 (5)

AFG: 126/4 (18)

June 23, 2024 7:16 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Zampa removes Omarzai

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Zampa pitches it on length, a slider. Omarzai tries to connect, swings, misses, and it crashes his stumps! OUT!

Omarzai b Zampa 2 (3)

June 23, 2024 7:12 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Stoinis strikes!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: STOINIS STRIKES! AUS GET THEIR FIRST WICKET AFTER 95 BALLS!

Stoinis sends a length bal, Gurbaz guides it to deep square leg for a catch!

Gurbaz c Warner b Stoinis 60 (49)

AFG: 118/1 (15.5)

June 23, 2024 7:00 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: 100-run partnership, AUS 100/0 (13.2)

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Afghanistan are 100-up! A length delivery by Hazlewood and Zadran smacks it behind square for a four! 100-up! GOOD START BY AFG!

AFG: 100/0 (13.3)

June 23, 2024 6:43 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Gurbaz in good form

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Maxwell tosses it full, on off. Gurbaz slog sweeps it to cow corner for a four, goes between two fielders in the deep, shot!

AFG: 64/0 (10)

June 23, 2024 6:37 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AFG 52/0 (8)

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Maxwell starts with a length ball, on middle-leg. Zadran guides it to short fine leg, no run. Then he guides Maxwell to deep square leg for a single, followed by another. Two more dots, wide and a single by Maxwell in the 8th over!

AFG: 52/0 (4)

June 23, 2024 6:28 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: BACK-TO-BACK FOURS!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A length delivery by Cummins and Zadran clatters it to deep square leg, and past Agar for a four! Then Cummins sends a length delivery, on off, Zadran hammer sit to backward point for a four!

June 23, 2024 6:22 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: 6-1-4!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A length ball by Hazlewood, on off. Gurbaz smacks it over deep midwicket for aisx! Then it is a single, followed by a four past the fielder at fine leg!

June 23, 2024 6:17 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: SIX! AFG 17/0 (4)

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Cummins puts pressure on Afghanistan with five dots in this over. Then to negate the pressure, Gurbaz slams his final ball, full on middle, down the ground for a six! SHOT!

AFG: 17/0 (4)

June 23, 2024 6:10 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Cautious start by AFG

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: A good length delivery by Hazlewood, on off. Gurbaz tries to guide it to third man, but it gets inside edged to fine leg, four! Good comeback by Hazlewood as his next five balls are dots!

AFG: 9/0 (2)

June 23, 2024 6:04 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Good opening over by Agar

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Agar starts off with two dots and then tosses his third delivery full outside off, Gurbaz misses and so does Wade, four byes. Agar wraps up the over with a single and two dots. Zadran (0*) and Gurbaz (0*) are seeking a strong start here.

AFG: 5/0 (1)

June 23, 2024 6:01 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: The action begins!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Gurbaz and Zadran open for Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Agar will bowl the opening over for Australia!

June 23, 2024 5:49 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Playing XIs

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS - David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh(c), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

AFG - Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Ibrahim Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Karim Janat, Nangeyalia Kharote, Rashid Khan(c), Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi

June 23, 2024 5:48 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: What did the captains say?

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: After winning the toss, Australia captain Marsh said, "We're going to bowl first, try and have a read on conditions and have a good night. We know Afghanistan are a good side. We just need to trust our process and enjoy it. Ashton Agar comes in for Mitchell Starc, purely conditions based."

Meanwhile, Afghanistan captain Rashid said, "To be honest we wanted to bat first. The record of this wicket suggests it becomes harder while chasing, we got what we wanted. What is done is done, can't think about the past. It's about the mindset we go in with today, the more you enjoy the better you perform. We've spoken about our execution and getting it right. It's about playing our cricket. Everyone likes to play against big teams, it's when you get better. Good occassion for us, we get better day by day facing these big teams. We have two changes, Kharote and Janat in for Najibullah Zadran and Hazratullah Zazai."

June 23, 2024 5:43 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: AUS WIN TOSS!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Australia captain Marsh won the toss and opted to bowl!

June 23, 2024 5:42 AM IST

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Hello and welcome everyone!

Australia vs Afghanistan Live Score, T20 World Cup 2024: AUS vs AFG: Hello and welcome everyone to our live coverage of today's T20 WC match between AUS and AFG.

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