In the second match of Super-12 in ICC T20 World Cup 2022, England defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets. In this match, Afghanistan team had scored 111 runs while batting first, in response to which England team scored 113 runs in 18.1 overs for the loss of five wickets. In this way the England team started the tournament with a win. In the match, England captain Jos Buttler won the toss and elected to bat first. This decision of Captain Butler was proved absolutely right by the bowlers of the team.
Especially the fast bowlers showed an amazing game in which Sam Curran took five wickets. During this, he gave only 10 runs in the bowling of 3.4 overs. Apart from this, Mark Woode and Ben Stokes also took two wickets each. At the same time, Chris Woakes also took a wicket.
Afghanistan’s batting failed
After losing the toss in this match against England, Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi said that he wants to bat first and score some runs on the scoreboard. However, his strategy did not work at all. Apart from Ibrahim Zadran and Usman Ghani, none of the batsmen could stay at the crease. Zadran played an innings of 32 runs in 32 balls. While Ghani contributed 30 runs. While Gurbaz played an innings of 10 runs.
Apart from these three, none of the batsmen could cross the double figure, due to which Afghanistan’s team was reduced to a score of just 111 runs.