Yesterday’s Afghanistan VS India match that took place in Southampton was one heck of a nail biting encounter as cricket world cup fans didn’t know what to expect till the very last minute.
The match was salvaged by Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami for the Indian team. An AMAZING performance by Bumrah who bowled the penultimate over and Shami for sealing the deal with the hat-trick in the final over.
Shami was able to score a last minute hat-trick which made India win the match by 11 thrilling runs. This incredible turn of events made Shami the second Indian bowler in the history of the World Cup to complete a hat-trick after former Indian cricketer Chetan Sharma.
Cricket fans are over the moon with Saturday’s victory
All praises for Shami on his EPIC hat-trick
The hashtag INDvAFG is trending on Dubai Twitter for good reason
Fans got the hashtag INDvAFG trending on Twitter as cricket fanatics from both countries raved about the edge-of-the-seat game.
Being new to the cricketing world Afghanistan put up an exciting and impressive match as they managed to hold up against India till the very last minute.
This myth-breaking performance got the cricket world to applaud the team’s progress and Mohammad Nabi’s determination as he came SUPER close to taking his side home.
Cricket fans from India congratulating Afghanistan on their brilliant performance
Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar showed his support through this spirited tweet
Afghanistan might have lost the match but have won countless admirers
Great sportsmanship goes a long way
Overall it was a satisfying match for all as the cricketers showed amazing sportsmanship on the field inspiring fans to show the same support to the rival teams!