India has started CWC 2023 campaign with a big victory against Australia. They have restricted the Aussie team under 200 and won it convincingly. Now, India took on Afghanistan in Delhi. While Afghanistan batted well, Rohit Sharma scored a huge century to quash opponents. India has won the match with 8 wickets and 90 balls remaining.
Afghanistan has won the toss and elected to bat first. Hashmatullah Shahidi(80) and Azmatullah Omarzai(62) restricted Indian bowlers aggression. But they could not take the score beyond 300. India found star bowler Jasprit Bumrah in good form. On the other hand, Mohammed Siraj had a complete bad game and he gave away 76 runs in 9 overs. Afghanistan scored 272/8 in 50 overs. Jasprit Bumrah(4/39), Hardik Pandya(2/43), Kuldeep Yadav(1/40), Shardul Thakur(1/31) took wickets for India.
In the chase, Rohit Sharma kept attacking Afghan bowlers. He has put on 156-run partnership in 18.4 overs. Ishan Kishan(47) gave ample support to aggressive Rohit Sharma. Indian Captain scored 131 runs in 84 balls and his century became fastest for any Indian batter. Virat Kohli(55) and Shreyas Iyer(25) finished the game for India. The team scored 273/2 in 35 overs and occupied second position in the table behind New Zealand. Rohit Sharma has scored 31st ODI century for India and won Player of the match for his great innings. He also hit most sixes for India in ODIs and World Cups.
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