Afghanistan take lead in ODI series against Sri Lanka
Ibrahim Zadran played an inning of 98 runs in 98 balls.
New Delhi. Afghanistan’s young cricketer Ibrahim Zadran may have missed out on his fourth ODI century in the first ODI of the series against Sri Lanka (AFG vs SL), yet this budding batsman has registered a big achievement in his name. . During this, Jadran demolished the record of India’s young sensation Shubman Gill. Right-handed batsman Zadran is being described as the rising star of Afghanistan, who is constantly impressing with his performance. Zadran made this record in his name in the first ODI match played in Hambantota.
Afghanistan defeated host Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the first ODI played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota. Jadran had an important contribution in this victory, who scored 98 runs in 98 balls with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes. Zadran completed 500 runs in 9 innings of One Day International cricket. He has become the joint second batsman to score the fastest 500 runs in this format. Gill crossed the 500 mark in 10 innings. By the way, the record of touching the fastest figure of 500 in One Day International cricket is recorded in the name of Jaaneman Malan of England, who achieved this record in 7 innings.
Who is Ibrahim Zadran?
Ibrahim Zadran is a young cricketer from Afghanistan. Born on 12 December 2001 in Khost, this cricketer has played 9 ODIs and 4 Test matches for Afghanistan so far. Jadran also has experience of playing 22 T20 International matches. Zadran has 531 runs in ODIs and 356 runs in Tests. Zadran has scored 500 runs in T20. Jadran is also a part-time bowler, one of the youngest players to score a half-century in the second innings of the debut test.
Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka
Talking about the match, Sri Lanka scored 268 runs while batting first. For him, Charit Aslanka scored 91 while Dhananjay de Silva scored 51 runs. In response, Afghanistan scored 269 runs for 4 wickets in 46.5 overs on the basis of the explosive batting of Ibrahim Zadran.
Tags: afghanistan, Shubman Gill, sri lanka
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 03, 2023, 15:35 IST