ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Afghanistan beat Netherlands by 7 wickets at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow.

Updated, Nov. 03, 2023. 9.15 PM.

In ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Afghanistan beat Netherlands by seven wickets to keep their hope for semifinal berth alive at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow today.

Chasing a target of 180 runs to win  Afghanistan achieved the target in 31.3 overs. For Afghanistan, Hashmatullah Sahidi remained unbeaten with a magnificent 56 in 64 balls while Rahmat Shah scored 52 in 54 balls. Earlier, Afghanistan bowled Netherlands out for a paltry total of 179 in 46.3 overs. Sybrand Engelbrecht made an 86-ball 58 to emerge as the top-scorer for Netherlands. Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi was declared the Player of the Match for his wonderful bowling performance of three for 28 runs.