World Cup 2023: Memes set the internet alight as Afghanistan record historic victory over Pakistan

Afghanistan In the 22nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Monday, they registered a brilliant eight-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan.

In a high-octane clash, Afghanistan successfully chased down the target of 283 set by the green team. This win was Afghanistan’s second win in the ongoing ICC event. On the other hand, The leadership position of Babar Azam He suffered his third consecutive defeat in this tournament.

Bowling brilliance: the key to Afghanistan’s success

After electing to bat, Pakistan got off to a strong start Imam al-Haq And Abdullah Shafi Collecting 56 runs in the first ten overs. But the Imam got off Azmatullah Omarzai After the power play

Next up, captain Babar made a knock of 74 runs.

Mohammad Rizwan And Saud Shakil Failed to capitalize on the start and left Pakistan at 206/5 with 8 overs remaining.Shadab KhanAndIftikhar Ahmed He took charge from there on, making 40 runs apiece, leading his team to a total of 282/7 in their allotted 50 overs.

Noor Ahmad He emerged as the outstanding player of Afghanistan with three wickets for 49 runs in 10 overs. Naveen Al Haq, who took two wickets for 52 runs in 7 overs. Despite going without waiting, Rashid Khan It was economical, conceding only 41 runs in its full quota of 10 overs.

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When the Bat Rules: Afghanistan’s Remarkable Masterpiece

In response, the Afghan openersRahmanullah Qarbaz(65) AndIbrahim ZadranPut up a healthy 130-run partnership for the first wicket. Shaheen Afridi He dismissed Gurbaz, while Zadran departed after making 87 runs. However, Zadran’s 113-ball knock paved the way for a successful chase, with Afghanistan needing 92 runs from 99 balls.

Rahmat Shah(77) and the captainHeshmatullah Shahidi(48) ensured a comfortable finish and secured their team’s first ODI win against Pakistan in the ODI World Cup.

Meme mania: Afghanistan’s victory sparks online humor

The high-voltage cricket clash sparked a storm of reactions and memes in the cricketing community, highlighting the intense passion the sport evokes.

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