Who Won? Australia Vs Afghanistan | 39th Match of World Cup 2023 – 07 Nov Match Performance, Scores Updates

Uswa Toheed

Who Won Australia Vs Afghanistan 39th Match of World Cup 2023 – 07 Nov Match Performance, Scores Updates

An amazing and thrilling match was played between Australia and Afghanistan. This was the 39th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 held at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India on November 7, 2023.

In this match, Australia is done with another outstanding win. Glenn Maxwell played his brilliant innings. It would not be wrong to say that Maxwell was the only player who won the match with his super performance. The Afghanistan team decided to bat after winning the toss. They gave the target of 291 runs to chase. The Australian team chased the target easily after facing difficulty at the start. They completed the target in 46.5 overs. Due to his outstanding performance, Glenn Maxwell became the Player of the Match.

Playing XI

AustraliaAfghanistan
David WarnerRahmanullah Gurbaz
Travis HeadIbrahim Zadran
Mitchell MarshRahmat Shah
Marnus LabuschagneHashmatullah Shahidi (C)
Josh InglisAzmatullah Omarzai
Glnn MaxwellMohammad Nabi
Marcus StoinisRashid Khan
Mitchell StarcIkram Alikhil
Pat Cummins (C)Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Adam ZampaNoor Ahmed
Josh HazlewoodNaveen-ul-Haq

One of the best matches of this tournament was played between two well-played teams at the ground in India. Afghanistan’s brilliant bowling put pressure on the Australian players. At the point when Australia was 91 for 7, it seemed that the Afghanistan team won the match. But after one of the highest partnerships between Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins snatched the win from Afghanistan. No one but Glenn Maxwell did a difficult task in a very easy way with a score of 201. Moreover, he secured his place in the next round of the tournament, which was the semi-final.

Glenn Maxwell outstanding performance against Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s batters also did a good job. In addition, a century from Ibrahim Zadran led them to a score of 291 and he also saved his wicket. Further, powerful bowling from the opposite side put pressure on them. Rahmanullah gave his early wicket to Hazlewood in the 8th over of the last bowl. He just included 21 runs. Rahmat Shah played 44 balls, but he scored only 30 runs. Afghanistan batters faced more difficulty in scoring a single run. Rashid Khan’s fast batting added 35 runs off 18 balls.

Josh Hazlewood dropped two wickets and gave 39 runs. Mitchell, Glenn, and Adam Zampa took one wicket each.

Afg bowling against Aus 39th match

In the 2nd inning, Maxwell heated the ground with the boundaries and long shots. He made two successful centuries and pushed their team to the semi-final. David Warner wasted 29 balls and was out on the ball of Azmatullah Omarzai. Travis Head played just 2 balls. The starting two wickets let them down. So, wicket after wicket dropped.

The great understanding between Pat Cummins and Maxwell as he played on the 8th wicket and saved the next three wickets. He shocked and amazed the audience as well with his batting without moving his leg. However, these are the highest runs from a batsman at the no.6 in ODIs.

Naveen-ul-Haq and Azmatullah Omarzai did amazing bowling and busted the Australian top-order. After that, Maxwell came to the ground and hit fours and sixes all over the ground. Pat Cummins scored 12 runs off 68 balls but he protected his wicket very well. Moreover, Maxwell scored an unbeaten 201 runs in just 128 balls with 21 fours and 10 sixes included.

Afg vs Aus 39th match of the ICC World Cup 2023

In the 47th over, he finished the game with continuous sixes and fours in five balls. Mujeeb Ur Rahman gave 72 runs in 8.5 overs. The hard luck of Afghanistan was that as well as their starting they did not finish the game well. Due to the unforgettable performance of Maxwell, he became the Player of the Match.

Scorecard of Both Teams

Afghanistan Batting

BattingRBM4s6sS/R
Rahmanullah Gurbaz2125382084.00
Ibrahim Zadran1291432178390.20
Rahmat Shah3044611068.18
Hashmatullah Shahidi (C)2643502060.46
Azmatullah Omarzai22182312122.22
Mohammad Nabi12101501120.00
Rashid Khan35182523194.44
Extras16
Total291/550 Ov

Australia Bowling

BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
Mitchell Starc907017.7750
Josh Hazlewood903924.3310
Glenn Maxwell1005515.5001
Pat Cummins804705.8710
Adam Zampa1005815.8020
Travis Head301505.0000
Marcus Stoinis10202.0000

Australia Batting

BattingRBM4s6sS/R
David Warner1829463062.06
Travis Head025000.00
Mitchell Marsh24112222218.18
Marnus Labuschagne1428532050.00
Josh Inglis011000.00
Glenn Maxwell2011281812110157.03
Marcus Stoinis67131085.71
Mitchell Starc3780042.85
Pat Cummins (C)12681221017.64
Extras15
Total293/746.5 Ov

Afghanistan Bowling

BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
Mujeeb Ur Rahman8.517208.1500
Naveen-ul-Haq904725.2210
Azmatullah Omarzai715227.4210
Rashid Khan1004424.4030
Noor Ahmed1015305.3010
Mohammad Nabi2020010.0000

Uswa, a cricket admirer, provides keen and perceptive information. In the same way, she writes after proper and deep research and gives clear details.

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