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Afghans relish new lease of life


Updated on: 18 October,2023 10:42 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Srijanee Majumdar |

Afghanistan caused one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history as they outclassed reigning champions England by 69 runs on Sunday

Afghans relish new lease of life

Afghanistan's players celebrate their victory at the end of the 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup one-day international (ODI) match between England and Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. Pic/AFP

Key Highlights

  1. Afghanistan pulled off an upset of epic proportions by humbling England
  2. The Afghans tackled, harried, and hustled their way to a conspiratorial 69-run win
  3. Afghanistan`s only win at a World Cup came back in 2015 on their debut over Scotland

Mark Wood stood with his hands on his hips a few metres away from the crease, looking stone-faced as Afghanistan’s jubilant players ran in all directions around him after pulling off an upset of epic proportions by humbling reigning World Cup champions England.

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