West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs
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.