After the end of the league stage matches of ODI World Cup 2023, the four teams that will reach the knockout stage have also been decided. This time in the mega event, while Pakistan and England teams disappointed with their performance, Afghanistan won everyone’s hearts with their game. Even though the Afghanistan team could not secure their place in the semi-finals, they finished sixth in the points table. After the end of the team’s journey in the World Cup, all the players of Afghanistan reached their country on the evening of 12th November, where the fans of the Afghan team gave them a warm welcome.
Flowers were showered on the players
There is a lot of passion among the people about cricket in Afghanistan. For this reason, when the team won by 8 wickets in the World Cup match against Pakistan, people across the country celebrated vigorously. At the same time, when Afghanistan players returned to their country after playing the World Cup, the fans showered flowers on the players as soon as they came out of the airport. During this, fans were seen taking selfies with many players. When the car of Afghanistan team players left the road, fans were seen standing in queues on both sides of it. Apart from Pakistan, Afghanistan registered victories against England, Sri Lanka and Netherlands in this World Cup.
These players performed brilliantly for Afghanistan in the World Cup
In this World Cup, Afghanistan’s batsmen impressed the most with their performance in which Ibrahim Zadran scored the most runs for the team. Ibrahim batted in 9 innings and scored 376 runs at an average of 47. Apart from this, Azmatullah Umarzai also scored 353 runs in eight innings at an average of 70.60. On the basis of its excellent performance, the Afghanistan team has also succeeded in qualifying for the Champions Trophy to be held in the year 2025.
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