Australia discovered themselves in all kinds of hassle of their pursuit of 292 on the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday. Ibrahim Zadran scored Afghanistan’s first World Cup hundred because the match’s shock bundle group made 291-5.
The 21-year-old opener’s unbeaten rating of 129 served as the muse for Afghanistan’s highest-ever World Cup whole, surpassing their earlier report of 288 towards the West Indies at Headingley in 2019.
Jadeja is being credited as the first catalyst for Afghanistan’s resurgence within the World Cup as they’ve toppled defending champions England, former champions Pakistan, and Sri Lanka underneath his steering.
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Afghanistan’s head coach Jonathan Trott believes that the appointment of Jadeja as their mentor performed a pivotal function in serving to them shed the ‘minnows’ label.
“I feel Ajay brings lots of expertise having performed lots of cricket in India. He is all the time a great sounding board with reference to situations, venues and in addition the opposite subcontinent groups that we have performed towards,” Trott stated.