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West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


05th July, 2019
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West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in the final group match for both sides at the Cricket World Cup on Thursday.

Shai Hope top-scored for the West Indies at Headingley with 77 while Nicholas Pooran and captain Jason Holder stepped up the pace as they reached 311-6 in their 50 overs.
Afghanistan mustered 288 all out in reply to fall to their ninth defeat out of nine despite a fighting 86 from Ikram Alikhil.

A great flying catch by Fabian Allen ends the AFG innings off the last ball as AFG are all-out for 288.

Neither side can qualify for next week’s World Cup semi-finals.

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